Hot Events List 2021

It's fair to say that it's been one hell of a rollercoaster year so far. But it'll take more than a global pandemic to stop the capital's finest bars, pop-ups and party spots from bringing you some of the best experiences going. Don't believe us? See for yourself with our list of London's hottest events, where you'll find a treasure trove of immersive evenings, outdoor cinemas, rooftop brunches and urban beaches waiting to whisk you away from reality.

Last updated on 11th May 2021

Molecular mixology, hip hop tunes and lab coats... head to Hackney Funhouse for an immersive cocktail experience like no other. Inspired by Breaking Bad, ABQ will have you bubbling and boiling your own potent concoctions whilst donning a stylish hazmat suit.

Bashment Brunch

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Looking for the hottest events in London? Bashment Brunch should be your first port of call. Join them in a secret location for Carnival-style parting, complete with unlimited rum punch, Caribbean eats and a soundtrack of reggae, dancehall and soca tunes.

The London Cabaret Club

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From a decadent Gatsby-themed soiree to show-stopping cabaret and even a James Bond-inspired special, The London Cabaret Club is pulling out all the stops. Expect spellbinding live performances and a truly unique dining experience that's sure to have you coming back for more.

Thames Rockets

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All aboard Thames Rockets for an experience unlike any other. Enjoy a speedy ride whilst gawping at some of London's most legendary landmarks. Once on dry land, you'll be treated to music from a live DJ set and strong snifters from London Cocktail Club.

Cocktails in the City 2021

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One of the hottest events to hit the capital this summer, Cocktails in the City is the London pop-up you won't want to miss. Taking over Bedford Square Gardens throughout the summer, CitC is bringing together a stunning range of bartending talent, alongside live music and drinks masterclasses.

A pop-up that moves seamlessly between seasons, Skylight is offering a summer of outdoor games, great cocktails and knockout views at Tobacco Dock. Come winter? The rooftop bar transforms into a wonderland of igloo and ice skating delights.

Don't worry about getting dolled up, this is prison. Throughout Alcotraz you'll be dressed in orange jumpsuits and tasked with smuggling in your favourite bottle of alcohol past shady characters. Manage to get it in and your bravery will be rewarded with a drink from a mixology inmate.

Head to Brixton's Prince of Wales for a socially distanced brunch and dance with five of your closest mates. The rooftop party features soundtracks created by resident DJs and special guests, including Supa Dupa Fly and Shabba.