Top 20 Things To Do This Spring
No don't worry, you definitely saw it; the sun has finally arrived in London! Spring has sprung and whilst it might not last, we've NO time to ponder that. Instead, we've put together a helpful list of the top 20 things you must do this Spring; from al fresco drinking to canal-side treats, rooftop bars to secret comedy gigs - London is full to the brim with awesome things to do and see now the weather isn't making us cry. Check out our regular What's on in London guide too.
Last updated on 13th February 2017
House of Kittens are a seriously sexy troupe who will be putting the scorch back into London's spring. Join them for a special burlesque show which includes seductive routines, dress up and a secret East London location.
It's time to up the ante on spring in London, add in a bit of dancing, leaping and singing with one of London's incredible theatre shows. From Lion King through to local productions, there's no end of amazing theatre for you to enjoy.
There are some things that are too good to miss in spring in London. This is one of those things. As part of London Beer Week, Hackney's Oval Space is putting on a beer festival complete with a shed load of producers, tastings and most importantly, free beer.
Fancy trying somewhere new to eat this spring in London? A destination that relives the chicken kiev in all its delicious, and almost nutritious glory? Then try the Coin Laundry on for size as their 70s theme is blended with cool, industrial vibes in the heart of Exmouth Market.
This spring series of classical concerts is adding to the wow-factor of iconic composers' pieces as professionals perform in an underground tunnel shaft. Taking place at The Brunel Museum, the evenings will bring you the best of Russian composers in a complete unique setting.
BallieBallerson is one of the most notorious pop-up events in London right now, but they're boasting a new-edge this spring. Join them as they transform their ball-pit into a neon space as they've replaced the floor with an LED light system, giving the party a proper glow.
Add a new skill to your repertoire with this London spring event as Inspiring Chefs present a Cameroonian cooking class. Head to Brixton to learn how to prepare delicious yams, cassava and millet, or if you prefer to be away from the kitchen, taste the cuisine of eight different countries at the epic supper club event.
This spring in London, terrify yourself extra silly as The Temple at Andaz hotel screens iconic horror films. There's a catch though, The Temple was formerly a Masonic lodge; watch classics such as Poltergeist and Psycho at one of London's most secret and iconic locations.
So it's not explicitly Harry Potter themed but we feel there are enough not very subtle hints to entice you wizards and witches (butter beer anyone?) - The Wizard Inn is inviting you to fly over to Stoke Newington to cook up a concoction of alcoholic goodies. There's unlimited drinks, finger food and heaps of entertainment to put the magic back into your night out.
It's spring which means it's nearly summer and therefore time to shed our winter coats and venture tentatively outside. To break yourself into this fresh air malarkey, why not take things gently and jump aboard the Alfred Le Roy as it cruises the River Lea complete with bottomless brunch.
We're telling ya - wrestling is going to be big, guys. Catch the WWE at Clapham Grand this April as they go all out for the occasion. Dress up, enter to your own theme music, enjoy 2-4-1 drinks, and don't miss a minute of the action on their 25ft screen.
Smoking ain't cool kids but if you are going to puff might as well make it badass with a cigar. This spring in London, Voltaire is hosting a cigar masterclass on their terrace; nibble canapes, smoke some of the world's finest brands and slurp your way through the paired spirits.
Gin-House burlesque is taking over an East London private members club this April with their seductive brand of burlesque. With a polar bear in the drawing room, a tiger in the lounge and encase butterflies on the walls, The King's Head in Shoreditch is a completely unique venue, made even more special by Gin-House Burlesque.
Like Harry and Sally, gin and tonic, and fish and chips, some things were meant to be together. This March in London, Archie's, the cheese truck, are inviting in a beer expert to teach you all about the brilliant brew, as well as pairing it with a selection of British cheeses.
Daily grind getting you down? Having a bit of a hump day? Start your month of with an inspiring yoga class that wakes you up with the sunrise over London. Taking place at Urban Coterie, the class also includes a breakfast designed by a Michelin-starred chef - we feel better already.
Thought brunch was all eggs and bacon - think again. Hip Hop Brunch is a whole lot of breakfast fun. Taking place throughout spring in London, this event keeps things lively with a three-course menu inspired by the Deep South, hip hop karaoke and plenty of cocktails.
Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines and prepare yourself for two hours of boozy fun as London's hottest drag stars bring their best to Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern. Fill up on bottomless prosecco, make yourself a drag star and join in with all the hilarious fun at this unique event.
Basil, Sybil and Manuel are taking over Kingsway Hall Hotel for this London spring event as they throw you into the world of Fawlty Towers. The immersive experience includes a three-course dinner, participation and hilarious acting for a night out with a difference.
Taking place over a spring weekend in London, Cocktails in the City is back and it's bringing all kinds of delicious concoctions with it. Head to One Marylebone, a listed church, to sample cocktails from 25 of the best bars in London, rub shoulders with expert barmen and work your way through litres of luscious libations.
Escape Entertainment has been named as one of the best immersive experiences by The New York Times and this spring they're head to East London to take you away from every day life. With two games to choose from, you have one hour to complete puzzles and challenges and escape the long arm of the law.