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 16th September 2019

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Saturday 21st September 2019

This autumn, the fate of the world rests in your hands as Lollipop return with another amazing concept. From the same team who brought London a Breaking Bad themed bar and The Bletchley, comes this AI immersive escape experience.

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Wednesday 16th October 2019 and 3 other dates

This Autumn, Gingerline are back at it with another thrilling immersive experience for you to get stuck into. Step into the chambers and navigate your way through tricky tasks and mischievous characters while feasting  on five courses of delicious food and drink.

@ Various Venues, London on Fri, 27th Sep 2019 - Sat, 28th Sep 2019

One of the most exciting festivals in the city this autumn, this unique London-wide lates takeover is coming to the capital's most iconic landmarks. From installation works at the Natural History Museum, to unique soundscape works by the canal to a party with Jimi Hendrix, it's a stunning mix of eclecticism and culture.

HAPPY HOUR 2 FOR 12! 17:00-20:00 and 3 other offers

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.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Saturday 21st September 2019

Head over to Shepherd's Bush where this unique cocktail experience is putting you in Sherlock's shoes for the evening. Over the course of the event you'll have three fun cases solves as you find the ingredients to mix up the perfect cocktail creation. 

Book a lunch table for a group of 6 or more & we’ll treat you to a bottle of prosecco!*

From fitness workshops and cooking with gadgets to yoga events and art fairs, if ever there were a time to get familiar with some of London's best classes, it would be autumn. Try your hand at something new this season, and you may just learn something while you're there.

  The Water House Project

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@ Bert & May on Various dates from Saturday 21st September 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. 


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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.

Book a lunch table for a group of 6 or more & we’ll treat you to a bottle of prosecco!*

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.