Top 20 Things To Do This Spring
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 24th April 2017
London's best bartenders will go head to head at this Springs Margarita Rumble in Shoreditch, battling it out to win the award for London's best margarita cocktail. Bartenders from The Alchemist, El Patron, Wahaca and Flight Club will be pulling out all the stops in order to take home that coveted first place prize. Better still, chef James Cochrane will work with the resident DJs to keep the fun vibes lasting all day, serving great food and playing the best party tracks.
Who knew that the silent disco would return to London? WE DID. One of the coolest ways to party in the city, join Silent Sounds for a night to remember as you not only glide across the Thames, you get to enjoy one of the best silent discos in the business.
See the beauty of the sunrise while taking part in a wonderful yoga class at the Sky Gardens. See the best that Spring mornings have to offer while stretching and posing, before being treated to a healthy breakfast at City Garden.
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.
Want to experience some of the finest photography in the business this spring in London? Then it's time to saunter on down to Somerset House as they promise an exhibition of winners and commended images from the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.
Hailed as one of the best rooftop bars in London, The Roof Gardens are hosting a spring fling to remember with their every kitsch afternoon tea. Join them for all things whimsical, British and delicious as you enjoy cakes, teapot cocktails and more.
One of the best pop-up events of the year, Brixton Beach returns for more sell-out nights than ever. Kicking things off this spring in London, head on down not only for sand, cocktails and sunshine vibes, they're bringing you some of the best in DJ action.
Looking to journey to more interesting pastures this spring in London? How about stepping on into paradise? Heading to Fulham, get set for an alfresco drinking and dining experience to remember as warmer weather promises palm trees, swings, bespoke cocktails and more.
The crackle of a campfire and the lulling of live music, sounds pretty good right? So why not join the Campfire Club this spring in the city as they're promising magical nights of storytelling, music and charming moments under the London stars.
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.
One of the most talked about food events this spring and summer in London, you'd be downright barmy to miss BBQ Club. Brought to you be the heralded Jimmy Garcia, expect a sizzler on the southbank as this two storey event promises a myriad of foodie surprises.
Laughing in the face of convention and really challenging norms this year, Pop Up Opera is an experimental project that looks to flip opera on its head. Hosting shows across the UK, the team behind this quirky event will be setting up their stages in unusual surroundings, hoping to give each performance that little bit extra edge. Theatre fans can choose between two plays, Il Matrimonio Segreto from the 18th Century, and the classic story of Hansel and Gretel.
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.
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.
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.
There's no time to waste when it comes to the best crazy golf in London this spring. From warehouses with unique courses to pub plots promising quirky games, check out our favourites courses in London and get familiar with your perfect putt.
Guess what, people do love photos of food. Want to take some of the best? From candyfloss ice cream down to rainbow bagels, we've uncovered 5 of the finest dishes to take photos of in London. Compose yourself, filter then scoff to your hearts content.
Celebrate the arrival of spring the Bavarian way at Munich Cricket Club. Their spring festival doesn't just front stein upon stein of the best of Munich's beer, it also promises live Oompah bands, schnapps and a mouth-watering specially created menu of authentic German eats.
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.
With spring rolling around, thee's more all-day parties than ever, so where to kick things off? One of the best bars in Shoreditch, join the amazing Magic Roundabout for an all-day hip hop themed party with street food, DJ Neptizzle and plenty more.
This May, Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet and the group behind Little Nan's Cocktail Bar are teaming, hosting a frivolous disco at the Brookdale Club in South London.The bartenders will be serving a handful of Little Nan's signature teapot cocktails, while the DJs play all the best 70s, 80s and 90s pop and funk & soul tunes in their impressive vinyl collections. Grab a drink, head to the dancefloor and shake away your worries at this fun event in London.
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.
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.
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.
Amacoast Cinema are churning out their finest event at one of the most spectacular venues in London. Join them as they head on over to Central Hall Westminster for not only a screening of the heralded Sister Act, there's a live choir to boot.
Background Bars are celebrating all the things we love about gin this Spring, hosting a number of masterclasses and evenings showcasing the finest produce of London's gin distillers. Guests will learn all about the complex way gin is distilled, alongside trying their hand at making a few cocktails on the night.