Upcoming events in London

It's no secret that there's plenty of awesome things to do in London, any night or day of the week. The trick however, is finding the best. So to help you on your valiant nightlife quest, we've put together a selection of the best upcoming events in London, spanning anything from quirky things to do and pop-ups, to secret club nights and immersive supper clubs. We've got the whole damn lot.

Check out our What's On in London hub for a fuller rundown of all of the capital's hottest events and happenings.

Last updated on 14th December 2018




  The Big London Bake

245 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Challenge your friends at London's first pop up bake off! All the ingredients are good to go, a top baker at your side, an irresistible monthly baking theme, an unforgettable experience and one winner. Single and looking to mingle? They also run a great dating event - First Bakes.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

A live-action escape the room with bite. Prepare to be locked in a room with 11 other people and 1 Zombie that is chained to the wall! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your survival. To find the key you must locate numerous...

  Thames Lates

22 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 3 other dates

Speedboats, cocktails, sunset and a summer sound-track? Come aboard for your most memorable summer experience! What you can expect? Thames Rockets 3 Point Plan for a perfect summer's evening 1. 50 minute* part-guided - part speed...

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

157 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

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Hidden behind unassuming shutters lies Alcotraz, a secret prison only made a little more bearable if you can successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates. Inspired by America's most infamous...

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

One million balls, two private ball pits, a ball pit waterfall and more retro sweetie cocktails – London's adult ball-pit has escalated and returned. Jump in for dinner, or check out their bottomless brunch offering.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

40 user reviews 4

@ Heaven on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven is the biggest and most successful independent comedy club in Central London with the best acts in the business. The success of the club is due to its professional, friendly and exciting atmosphere. We only...

*PLEASE NOTE - FROM APRIL ONWARDS, POP-UP CEILIDH IN BALHAM WILL BE AT A NEW, AWESOME VENUE- ST THOMAS CHURCH, TELFORD AVENUE* Join Fiddle Paradiddle for our Pop-Up Ceilidh at our newest, and biggest venue - St Thomas Church, Telford Avenue! Fling...

  Strictly Come Drag Queen

47 user reviews 5

@ Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 6 other Saturdays

A Bottomless boozing, all singing, all dancing, brunching experience served up by London's finest Drag Stars and The Breakfast Club.  Arrive at 12.30pm and get stuck into two hours of unlimited Prosecco, Bucks Fizz and draft beer. Show time starts...

  Kiki with Drag Queens

28 user reviews 4

@ Rascals on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Let's take it to the runway! Saturdays will never be the same again as Rascals launches an absolutely awesome evening drag night following on from our award-winning brunch (check it out and the video). Category is: I Just Want to Kiki with Drag...

  London Shuffle Club

79 user reviews 4

@ London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Heard of shuffleboard? Well, back in the day, transatlantic cruise ships were full of people shuffling away. And they were happy people. Because shuffleboard is great. You'll see. After a series of taste-making pop ups, the shuffleboard experts,...

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Save £6.00 on ticket Peak Dinner 2019 with discount code EARLYBIRD2019

Chaos reigns as soon as you walk through the door in this fully immersive show where you become diners, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Join them for lashings of laughter, huge spoonfuls of spontaneity, plenty of participation, and a 3-course...

  The Brig

22 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Introducing London's smallest bar. Intimate, hidden, personal, The Brig has been carved out within the bar at Merchant House of Bow Lane.  The Brig can be booked by the hour for 2-4 guests, priced at £50pp per hour with all drinks and your own...

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Step foot on the hidden spirit this winter for an undercover voyage to steal long lost treasure from the grasps of the governor.    Set on board a real ship docked in London, those willing to join Captain Jack Cassidy's undercover crew will be...

@ The Little Blue Door on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

The Ultimate Dinner Party "With top-notch food, killer drinks, silly games and free roam of the flat this is the ultimate party — and everyone is invited"  The Evening Standard.  *** SOLD OUT WEEKLY FOR 2.5 YEARS STRAIGHT *** Well, quite...

@ Rascals on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 6 other Saturdays

A comedy kitsch game show hosted by the mega world famous Ginger Flappage, BFF to all the stars, now launching her UK debut. Ginger is still having trouble realising it's not the 1990s. Featuring cameos by Gingers drag queen friends! Enjoy...

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

71 user reviews 5

@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

'One of the finest magicians I have ever seen' - Sir Roger Moore The Magic Hour is London's most exclusive close-up magic show - in the style of the Victorian Masters.Are you looking for an alternative night out in London? This is something really...

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Comedy Carnival features award-winning international comedians from around the world, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Recent acts include Reginald D Hunter, Lee Nelson, Sara Pascoe, Paul Chowdhry, Milton Jones and Jack Whitehall.! Hosted...

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

It's the show you've all been asking for – and it's brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. This fully immersive show transports audiences to The Nags Head to meet the pride of...

  The Candlelight Club

177 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

The Candlelight Club is a clandestine pop-up party with a 1920s speakeasy flavour, in a secret London venue completely lit by candles. You'll be whisked away to the Gatsby era with a heady mix of live jazz music, vintage vinylism, delicious...

@ Little Nan's Fitzrovia Kitchen & Bar on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Available every day at Little Nan's Fitzrovia Kitchen & Bar! Book in for a 2 hour slot arriving from 11am - 12pm for a Sharing Platter Featuring our Fitzrovia sweet and savoury special treats, All displayed on Vintage 3 Tier Cake...

  The Grid

3 user reviews 4

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Experience tomorrow, today!  Join our secret undercover operation to learn and operate Artificial Intelligence tools, drink futuristic sci-fi potions (yes, cocktails!) and eventually defeat the system for the betterment of humanity's...

  Beer Tasting + Brewery Tour

60 user reviews 5

@ Crate Bar & Pizzeria on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

Have you ever wondered how water, hops, malt, and yeast turn into delicious craft beer? Well, CRATE Brewery are throwing open the doors of our Brew-Shed to give you behind the scenes access to our beloved beer factory. Our knowledgable and...

  Bottomless Brunch

61 user reviews 5

@ Bounce, Old Street on Sunday 16th December 2018 and 25 other Sundays

Bounce are now doing Bottomless Brunch at Old Street. 'Active wear' is acceptable but this time they're swapping the smashed avocado for pizza, Prosecco and Ping Pong. Much better. Brunch a la Bounce features an array of innovative...

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Sunday 16th December 2018 and 4 other dates

"I loved the characters, the hunting, the blackmailing elements etc it was WOW.  In fact one of the best immersive funniest hunting experience I have done."  - Love Popups London  Buckbuck Games…

@ Concrete on Various dates from Monday 17th December 2018

MUSICAL BINGO's BORN TO BE WILD! The clue is in the name. We are BORN to be WILD! Unleash your inner crazy and get yourself down to the most OUTRAGEOUS bingo dance party you will ever be apart of. For those of you that have been already, you'll...

  Gospeloke East London

31 user reviews 4

@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Various dates from Tuesday 18th December 2018

Karaoke with a joyous, full backed gospel choir! Ever wanted to sound like Tina/Stevie/Whitney on the mic? Have you always dreamt of singing on a stage, unleashing your hidden diva in front of adoring fan with a live GOSPEL choir backing you up?...

@ London Dungeon on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

Lates mashes up theatre, special effects and intriguing storytelling with wit, humour, and plenty of edge-of-the-seat surprises for an after-hours experience like no other.• 2 Free drinks• Drop-Dead Ride• 8 Live shows• Humour and...

  Lady Gala Bingo

26 user reviews 4

@ Rascals on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

This is bingo like you have NEVER experienced before. Lady Gala will be taking all you little monsters on a bonkers bingo meets game show extravaganza updated for 2018. I don't know about you but we're feeling all 22 about bingo Rascals style. Doors...

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

58 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar (Formerly called Proud Camden) on Friday 21st December 2018 and 2 other Fridays

Believe the hype - HIP HOP RnB BINGO HAS LANDED... An unforgettable, unique night out of bingo, beats and bling!  Book below for all Camden shows. Click here for all Clapham shows. Grandma Flash and the Blingo crew return to North London to bust...

@ Ballie Ballerson on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Want to ball out this New Year's Eve? Ring in the new year at the only place you wanna be!  Ballie Ballerson is hosting the most BALListic party of the year.  Whether you’re looking for some day time fun, some evening ball pit action, or want to...

@ St Thomas' Church on Monday 31st December 2018

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? We only ask as FIDDLE PARADIDDLE’S HOGMANAY HOOTENANNY IS BACK! Now in its sixth year, our New Year’s Eve celebration is the only way to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new, with London’s Wildest...

@ Belgo Centraal on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Save £5.00 on ticket Comedy Theatre Seat & 1 Course with discount code earlybird
New Years Eve 2018 - Eat, Laugh, Dance your way into 2019!  For the past 16 years New Year's Eve has been our best night of the year and 2018 will be even more exciting as we are taking over the amazing Vaults of Belgo Centraal Restaurant in...

@ Proud Embankment on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Alex Proud invites you to celebrate 10 years of Proud Cabaret with our most spectacular cabaret show yet featuring International circus performers, aerial artists, fire breathers and acrobats. Enjoy a three course dinner and unlimited drinks...

@ Battersea Evolution on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Experience all four corners of the globe in the heart of Battersea Park. Make like Phileas Fogg and let your imagination soar as you explore our Christmas party. We will take you from ancient Egypt via the souks of Marrakech and ornate temples...

@ Market Hall Fulham on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 19:30 - 2:00

For over a decade, events and entertainment experts 'It's Unknown' have been creating some of London's most successful and innovative club nights. This year, they're bringing the party to Market Hall Fulham for a New Year's Eve extravaganza...

@ The Banking Hall on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 1:00

Silent disco pioneers, Silent Sounds, are taking over the stunning Banking Hall in central London for an epic NYE party.  The Grade II listed Main Hall was designed in the 1930s and has a unique Art Deco charm and is one of the most unique places...

@ Secret East London Location on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Run for cover! The Blitz Party, London’s best-loved and most authentic 1940s party, is back for a spectacular New Year’s Eve Special. Step back in time into an authentic air-raid shelter, complete with sandbags, hurricane lamps, reconnaissance...

  Disco Yoga

73 user reviews 5

@ Trapeze on Tuesday 8th January 2019 and 12 other Tuesdays

Get geared up for the festive season with the most sparkly way to party or book now for a new year, new yoga habit for 2019! 'More fun than any sweaty club!' Heat Magazine 'Disco has never felt so zen!' Grazia  Our mission is to never take life,...

With huge names as well as a hot roster of new talent, Laugh Train Home is one comedy night you don't want to miss. The event takes place in various London pubs and is an intimate and close-up way of seeing huge stand-ups.

@ The Four Thieves on Wednesday 9th January 2019 and 55 other Wednesdays

Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected...  **PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU HAVE ISSUES PURCHASING TICKETS ONLINE, PLEASE EMAIL LAUGHTRAINHOME@LAUGHTRAINHOME.COM AND WE WILL SAVE YOU SEATS ON THE...

@ The Little Blue Door on Thursday 10th January 2019 and 7 other Thursdays

THE SIPPERCLUB Cocktail Masterclass @ The Little Blue Door 3 cocktails and a selection of nibbles:- Jamón and Watermelon- Gorgonzola with Onion Caponata- Mozzarella with Tomatoes and Capers.  “ No Bar Equipment, No Fuss and Easy for all -...