Best Things To Do This Winter

'Tis the season to be merry? You don't know the half of it. From pop-up palaces to Christmas markets, foodie havens to VIP events; it's no surprise that a Londoner's diary is positively bustling come the winter season. So to help you on your respective party quests, we've put together a list of must-visit bars, events and pop-ups that are unmissable over the chilly period. Without fair ado, here are our top things to do this Winter.

Last updated on 16th November 2018

  The Greatest Snowman

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 21st November 2018

Join the mysterious Ed Snow as he boards a train to the Birmingham Christmas market leaving from Pedley Street Station. You'll be met with a three-course feast created by MasterChef's Louisa Ellis, welcome drinks and a unique setting for an evening of immersive dining.

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Valid on the following dates: 21/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, 24/11/2018, 25/11/2018, 27/11/2018, 28/11/2018, 29/11/2018 and 30/11/2018.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Thursday 22nd November 2018

Switch winter chills for winter thrills at this immersive pirate-inspired drinking experience from the minds behind Alcotraz. Unravel the tale of treachery and deceit as you attempt to steal the long-lost treasure from the grasps of the governor. 

The Candlelight Club

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Secret, sexy and entirely lit by candles? The Candlelight Club is an infamously elusive pop-up promising experience dining, prohibition vibes and dancing till late. Don your finest clobber for this winter date, you'll be needing it as you shake your 30s tail feather on the dance floor. Just be careful not to swish that tail feather too close to any naked flames.

5 Best Ice Rinks in London

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Brunch + Bottomless Bubbles / Bellinis (£18pp) and 3 other offers

Whether you're clinging on to the sides or skidding about in a skater's dream, if there's one thing to do in London this winter, it's try the ice rinks. From the Natural History Museum down to Winter Wonderland, prepare for a little fun and flitting about on the ice.

7 events @ Hush Mayfair with 7 upcoming dates from 11 Nov 2018 until 23 Dec 2018

All you want for Christmas is a fun-filled seasonal movie screening? Hunker down in the Hush Mayfair courtyard amongsy blankets and fairylights as this charmed spot is promising winter classics and festive film favourites in a cutesy setting. 

  CBR 19 (Craft Beer Rising)

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@ The Old Truman Brewery on Thursday 21st February 2019 and 2 other dates

It's cold, it's dark, and Christmas is long over. But there's a light in the midst of the February darkness: Craft Beer Rising. The iconic beer festival is back and it promises to be bigger than ever. So if you're nutty about all things beery, this is the event for you.

3 events @ 2 venues with 101 upcoming dates from 09 Nov 2018 until 31 Dec 2018

Ever get the inkling to run away from London in the winter, to a place of furry throws, alpine dining and cosy interiors? Why leave London for that? Returning to the Southbank this winter, Jimmy Garcia's lodge and igloo pop-up is back for more venison, fondue and fine wine than ever before.

@ The Steel Yard on Tuesday 27th November 2018 and 2 other dates

Looking for tasty ways to keep warm in this weather? We have just the thing for you. Get your hands on gin-fuelled dishes and mouth-watering bespoke cocktails, with live performances providing the backdrop to a stunning evening. There's even prizes to win, so you could be going home with some botanical beauties.

@ The King's Head Member's Club on Fri, 23rd Nov 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

With a string of sellout parties under their belt, Gin House Burlesque is the place for sexy burlesque, enticing music and Vaudeville delights. Head to Hackney's best members' club this November for a winter edition of the popular night and let's go out in style. 

34 events @ Secret London Location with 34 upcoming dates from 11 Nov 2018 until 27 Jan 2019

Get into that wintry spirit with this awesome film pop up. Screening all your family favourites from Frozen to Die Hard it's the perfect way to get into the festive season.

3 events @ 2 venues with 67 upcoming dates from 09 Nov 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

Fulham Beach Club has had an Alpine makeover to give your Instagram feed a sprinkling of festive spirit. Head down to the awe-inspiring ski retreat for fondue, schnitzel and mulled wine to enjoy while cosying up on fur-lined sofas. There's also heaps of activities to enjoy, from curling, to karaoke, to beer pong. 

@ The King's Head Member's Club on Thu, 20th Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Gin House Burlesque are taking over The King's Head members club for a festive special of their trademark burlesque and revelry. Featuring performances from Missy Fatale, Miss Betsy Rose, Jolie Papillon and many more, it's set to be a sizzling night.

2 events @ Brunel Museum, Engine House, Underground Grand Entrance Hall & Roof Garden with 8 upcoming dates from 10 Nov 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

Midnight Apothecary have two ways to keep you warm this winter. One, they're churning out some delicious and seasonal cocktails in a cutesy, botanical setting. Two, you can hunker down with marshmallows in front of roaring fires.

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Secret Theatre Project are heading to London to brighten up those dark January nights with their twisted take on jury service. You take the role of the jury in this production, as the cast create an intriguing tale about a murderous psychopath - but is all it seems?

If you're trying to get into the festive spirit this Winter in London, there's no better way than getting stuck in. Here to teach you the ways of wreath making, these sought-after workshops will leave you with something seasonal and special to take home.