Top 20 Things To Do This Autumn

We're not about lying here at DesignMyNight, Summer in London is genuinely marvellous. But here's some news for you - SO IS AUTUMN. Yes it's slightly colder, and there's no getting away from the fact that side-on windy rain is just awful, but the London nightlife scene comes alive at this time of year with killer parties, awesome events and pop-ups aplenty; all just waiting to be discovered. So if you're on the hunt for cool events in the city, don't you waste another second; check out our guide to the Best Things To Do This Autumn in London.

Last updated on 12th November 2018




Embrace the changing seasons and get into the festive season at Winterland. Revel in Alpine-inspired furnishings while enjoying fondue, schnitzel and mulled wine. There's plenty of games to get involved with, from curling lanes to karaoke, so if you're searching for some winter magic ti sprinkle across your Insta-feed, look no further. 

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Thursday 14th February 2019

Autumn is made for eating, particularly when it comes from two chefs with Michelin-starred experience. Taking over a cute spot in Bethnal Green, Gabriel Waterhouse and Herber Berger are whipping up seven seasonal courses - catch them before they go stratospheric. 

Snuggle down into autumn with this quirky cinema series. Showing all your favourite movies, from The Big Lebowski to When Harry Met Sally, you'll also be given some tasty gourmet snacks to enjoy while you watch as this cinema event treats you to the best of the best, film and grub alike.

Summer might be over, but Skylight isn't. Bringing you horseshoes, haystack skittles and the same gorgeous views we've come to expect from Tobacco Dock's best rooftop hangout as they enter autumn in London with a fresh roster of events and drinks.

One of the best immersive cocktail experiences in London this summer, head to Tobacco Dock where they're taking it back to 1950's Havana with a stunning pop up full of delicious rum cocktails and mouthwatering Cuban treats.

What with so many Londoners going vegan these days, it's no wonder that so many bars are going green, but that's not just when it comes to food. From plant interiors down to beaut, botanical terraces, get familiar with London spots that are eager to bring the outside in. 

The days get cooler, so ultimately, you're gagging for a roast. From mounds of fluffy potatoes and epic Yorkshire puddings to new gastro takes on the humble gravy, our guide to London's best Sunday roasts will have you escaping the recent chill and tucking into a hardy British staple.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Everybody knows about Ballie Ballerson, and if you don't? You're about to. Hosting a new event this autumn, head do the world renowned ballpit bar as they're promising a new swing alongside a forest installation of trees and more. 

Prepare for a slinky evening of drinking, dancing and debauchery as this east London private members club takes you back to the days of old school glamour. Expect London's premium vintage showgirls, burlesque queens and circus performers as the autumn roster of events is hotter than ever.