Top 20 Must Do Things in 2018

2018 - what are you going to make of it? This. Spread those social wings and work your way through our curated list of top things to do in London in 2018. Don't miss out on what's going down this year, we'd hate to leave you behind like 2017... So whether you're looking for a cocktail to swig, some shows to marvel at or even cooking classes we've literally got it all. Here's our round up of the must do things in 2018 in London. Bon appetit!

Last updated on 24th July 2018




  A silent disco. On the Thames.

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 25th August 2018 and 2 other Saturdays

Two floors. Three radio stations. The countless sights of London. The Silent Sounds Boat Party isn't just one of the biggest parties on the Thames, but you get amazing music, a fully stocked bar and you get to see London's landmarks while dancing away.

Don't just take our word for it, Dandelyan won Best Bar at the prestigious Spirited Awards 2017 - and they definitely follow through. A must visit bar in London, their cocktails are expertly crafted using the finest spirits and garnishes, and the view of the Thames is beautiful. This is the place to go if you want to impress someone.

Feel fierce about food this year? Looking for an event in London in 2018 that can quench those foodie pangs? Then check out our list of the best. From pop-ups and sell-out supper clubs, to quirky dining events and food forays, those with a penchant for the edible can find just about anything they want across London this year.

From martini masterclasses to cocktail challenges and wine tastings, when it comes to interesting drinks events in London, there's no shortage of them. Try a few this 2018 and get familiar with some of the most interesting flavours in the business. 

20 events @ 14 venues with 59 upcoming dates starting on 10 Aug 2018

Supa Dupa Fly is the ultimate hip hop and RnB night, packing out events with fellow lovers and bringing in star talents like Rita Ora, Disclosure, Amerie, and Professor Green. This is one music event you don't want to miss.

Literally rising from the ashes after an unfortunate New Year's Eve 2016 fire, Aeronaut is back with a vengeance. With some of the most talked about circus shows in town, Aeronaut is more than just a spectacle, it's down right entertainment at its finest with fire breathers, aerial acts, comedians and more. 

4 events @ Pitch Stratford with 11 upcoming dates starting on 11 Aug 2018

While only MPs and people living in Zone 6 have gardens in London, we've got a solution: Pitch. This urban garden is not only weather proof, but they've got tonnes of games to enjoy (think everything from ping pong to giant jenga), street food vendors, excellent music and a whole roster of events to keep you entertained.

@ St Katharine Pier on Various dates from Friday 17th August 2018

Give that adrenaline of yours a boost this year with one of London's most high-octane experiences. Climb aboard a speedboat and let Thames Rockets do the rest as they take you on a high-thrill journey across the river with Ping Pong chowing to following. 

2 events @ Secret London Location with 2 upcoming dates starting on 22 Sep 2018

Get ready to shake your booty with this new brunch event. Taking place in a secret location, the party will be jazzing up your breakfast with bottomless cocktails, brunch food and the best disco music ever.

1 events @ Studio 338 with 1 upcoming dates starting on 18 Aug 2018

Who needs summer holidays when you've got Studio 338? They're becoming a pool party paradise, with themed DJ parties bringing the best tunes, cocktails, street food, VIP cabanas and two pools to party in.

4 events @ The London Cabaret Club with 43 upcoming dates from 21 Mar 2017 until 22 Dec 2018

It's not often you get to experience cabaret like at The London Cabaret Club. Diving into the rich cultural history of Britain, they combine original choreography, premium production values and exquisite food to create unforgettable shows.

The best house party in town is back for another hurrah. Behind an inconspicuous blue door in Fulham lies a den of dinner parties, bottomless brunches, tasty cocktails and dancing on tables. One of the best London drinking and dining spots, Little Blue Door is the flatshare of your dreams.

@ Dogstar on Thursday 13th September 2018 and 2 other Thursdays

Leading the way in quirky nights out is Musical Bingo, which you can now find in Brixton. Blurring the line between clubbing and gaming, you won't want to be miss this vivacious evening, filled with beats, booze and, of course, bingo.

Movies, god knows we love 'em, but sometimes your average screening simply wont do. From pop-up films in the finest restaurants to grand ballrooms showcasing the best in indie talent, check out our recommendations for the best in upcoming cinema events in London this 2018.

9 events @ 8 venues with 29 upcoming dates from 08 Aug 2018 until 20 Dec 2018

The It's Unknown collective have made a name for themselves up and down the country as the purveyors of all-out, no-holds-barred and quite frankly ridiculous partying. Join them over a series of dates and locations in London, spanning Gospeloke, Musical Bingo, wild house parties, and more.

Hidden underground or concealed behind bookshelves is a whole new world of boozing that you're just dying to discover. The secret bars of the city are a thing you have to do in 2018 in London: from speakeasies to lavish burlesque dens, these are guaranteed to impress. 

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Friday 17th August 2018

Being a better you in 2018 hasn't gone well, and now you're in prison. Great! No, really, it's great, because you ended up at Alcotraz, where you'll wear your orange jumpsuit, smuggle in a bottle of spirit and sip cocktails with your other inmates.

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Avocado-schmavacado, the most important meal of the day is waiting for you and it's weirder than ever. Feast on mountains of pancakes as you're dazzled by the most spectacular Drag Queens or sing your heart out on Hip Hop karaoke while eating Dirty South goodies: the world is your eggs benedict.