Wednesday Nights London
The mid-week slump is a thing, you know it, we know it... so how do you beat it? In a city brimming with food markets, immersive experiences and weekday, yes weekday, brunches, it's not all that hard to defeat. In a bid to help you champion Wednesday in London, check out our guide to the best things to do, from humble pub quizzes to cocktail events that'll have you seeing humpday in a whole new light.
Experience ABQ is the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar where you get to make and infuse your own drinks to some banging hip-hop and gangster rap tunes. Inspired by a unique blend of school science classes and Breaking Bad, its a quirky Wednesday night treat.
Banish any mid-week blues with one instant hit of Skint Wednesday at Cargo, the coolest student party in London that encourages all your hedonistic desires. Forget about any responsibilities you may have the next day, and enjoy cheap booze and party jams from the DJ all night long.
We're going to let you in on a little secret: The Top Secret Comedy Club offers world class stand up comedy, but for the fraction of the stadium price. With guests like Mickey Flanagan and Jason Manford among their alumni, you never know which comedic gem you'll uncover in a venue with cheap drinks and an amazing atmosphere.
Hidden behind unassuming shutters lies Alcotraz, a secret prison staffed with guards to help you successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates. Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have...
Laugh your way home with this weekly Wednesday installation of comedy chuckles. Gracing the line-up at The Four Thieves are hilarious names like Patrick Monahan, Ian Smith and Dane Baptiste (just to whet your appetite). There'll be booze for sure, laughs aplenty and good vibes all around at this mid-week shindig.
A perfect spot a mid-week date night or a few after-work drinks, this Bishopsgate jazz bar has great food, drinks, service and some stunning jazz nights for you to enjoy.
If there's one thing that's gonna lift those spirits and propel you towards the weekend, it's Sounds Familiar. Less of a pub quiz, more of a raucous disco night, you'll be up on the tables, arm-in-arm with strangers, singing and dancing your way into the evening in no time at all.
Get out that mid-week slump with a fun pasta making class in Covent Garden. The masters at La Goccia are on hand to make sure you learn the art behind perfect pasta dough, shapes and authentic recipes to pair, it's sure to up your dinner party game.
For a Wednesday night in London that you won't forget, head on down to Camden for one of the most popular London bar crawls - and this one is especially boozy. Taking you on a whirlwind journey through the bars of Camden, this is an alcohol fueled Wednesday in London! You'll get free shots, free entry as well as queue jump included in the price of the ticket as well as the bigger clubs for drinking and dancing over the weekend.
Brixton's baddest bingo night kicks off every Wednesday night at the gorgeous Cattivo. For just £2 entry you'll be treated to quiz-bingo with musical rounds, Cards Against Humanity and loads of great prizes.
Get the best acts from the Edinburgh Fringe right here in London with Discover Who's Your Dada. They are presenting the very best in alternative comedy to get you laughing through those midweek blues, but there's also the occasional burlesque performance from the CellarDoor Virgins to really pile on that irreverent fun.
Each Wednesday at The Social, The Heatwave host 'Madd Raff Wednesdays' - all about dressing up, having fun and dancing. Air horns and whistles, free nail painting, and raving all night are to be had each Wednesday at this Little Portland Street club.
Head to Southwark where this quirky immersive cocktail experience is letting you go undercover at a mysterious headquarters to scope out their dastardly plans and see if you can't get your hands on a few futuristic tipples.
One of the best quizzes in South London, every Wednesday the Fourpure taproom opens up its doors to knowledge nuts and beer-lover alike for a quirky trivia test that is far from dull. No hushed snarking with your teammates about who got Christmas number one in 1983, this is a quiz done Fourpure style.
Notting Hill Arts Club hosts their Death2Disco each Wednesday, where the dancing starts at 7pm and doesn't end until 2am. With incredible DJ's, free entry before 11pm and the coolest crowd, Notting Hill Arts Club on Wednesday night is the place to be seen.