Best Events in October

Oktoberfest booze-ups, side-splitting comedy nights, unruly disco dancing and jumping swing dance evenings. These are a mere handful of the awesome events set to unfold throughout this month, and we're really only scratching the surface. Read on to discover the full list of our recommended things to do in October.

Last updated on 11th June 2019

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

180 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 20th July 2019 and 4 other dates

Silent Sounds is the ultimate mix of sight seeing and clubbing, as your headphones play anything from disco classics to hardcore house (depending on your channel) while the two-storey Dutch Master takes you past iconic London landmarks.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Sunday 16th June 2019

One of London's most unique bars, Ballie Ballerson has been transformed into a stunning enchanted Forest. Head down for giant LED trees, magical cocktails and all the ball pit fun you can handle.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Tuesday 18th June 2019

The Grid is an incredible new pop-up bar from the people that brought you ABQ - the Breaking Bad themed RV. This time they're taking you into the murky world of AI; will you have what it takes to defeat the robots, all while enjoying some excellent cocktails.

Garage Brunch

307 user reviews 4

This October, banish the autumnal blues and get down to some classic UK garage, with some of the biggest pioneers of the genre. In addition to this, there will be an incredible grime special. Classic bangers are guaranteed, along with food, drink and loads of dancing, you know it's set to get lit. 

Fancy yourself a gin connoisseur? Head to Hackney's Martello Hall, Cannova Hall or Cattivo for a masterclass in all things botanical. You'll learn all about the history of gin, taste tonics and test different botanicals before blending, bottling and naming two of your own gins to take home.

@ The Electric Ballroom on Saturday 28th September 2019 and 3 other Saturdays

Prepare to be transported all the way to Germany as Camden's Electric Ballroom is transformed into a Bavarian beer hall complete with currywurst and brotzel alongside steins of beer and live music from The Old Dirty Brasstards.

Supa Dupa Fly throw the events that hip hop and RnB lovers have to go to, throwing the hottest nights around that has attracted names like Rita Ora, Jazzy Jeff, Disclosure and more.

A night of

89 user reviews 4

This October, discover a night of live music as this pop up series brings you a selection of events dedicated to some of the most iconic musicians; from Aretha Franklin to Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.

Gin-House Burlesque is bringing you a taste of old-school glamour with performers channeling the spirit of Parisian performers and American greats. Taking place in a secret Shoreditch members club, this is a top choice for things to do in London.

The Candlelight Club

23 user reviews 5

The champions of 1920s decadence and the revival of the smokey, smooth days of the Jazz Age are back with a series of supper club soirees that will see you sipping on bespokely crafted cocktails and enjoying some period partying. It's The Candlelight Club of course; there'll be flappers, dapper chaps and beautiful damsels to surround yourself with. 

House Of Burlesque

150 user reviews 5

Spice up your usual nights out as the world-class House Of Burlesque host a series of sexy pop-ups this October. Expect burlesque dance courses where you can master the art of feather work and explore comedy and character.

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Sunday 16th June 2019

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Do something a little different this month and head to the Radisson Blu, where the plush hotel has been transformed into The Nags Head for a night dedicated to the popular TV show. Relive all the laughs and meet the Trotters, with a mouth-watering three-course meal.


@ Red Rooster on Saturday 7th September 2019 and 8 other Saturdays

Whether you're a fiend for chicken and waffles or hungry for blueberry pancakes topped with bacon and maple syrup, Red Rooster is on hand to satisfy your brunch cravings. Better yet, you can get your hands on bottomless cocktails as DJ Emily Rawson and her iconic female DJ crew spin the tunes.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

381 user reviews 4

They've smashed it throughout the summer, and now Hip Hop Brunch stride confidently into Autumn with another session of Saturday brunch parties. This is an exhibition of delicious food and dirrrrty cocktails, with a soundtrack of hip-hop classics throughout. Make good use of the bottomless cocktail power hour (between 12 and 1pm), dance the afternoon away then rock the mic when it's karaoke time.

  The Brig

41 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 19th June 2019

One of the most innovative new bars in London, head to The Brig for a drinking experience of epic but intimate proportions. Available for groups of up to just four, you'll be furnished with your own private bartender or you can jump behind the bar and mix yourself a drink to your exact tastes.

From quirky dating events through to special chefs, this underground lair is whipping up some mighty fine feasts. Stop by their basement bolthole for Mexican feasts, fresh flavours and plenty of fun.

  The Water House Project

27 user reviews 5

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Looking to lap up a little fine dining without all the pretentiousness? Head to this Bethnal Green spot, where Michelin-starred chefs are cooking up a feast. With seven courses all paired with a specially chosen glass of wine, we love the sound of this supper club.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Catch the remaining sun rays by heading out on a barbecue with a view this October. You'll get to pass some of London's most iconic landmarks, with a drink to hand, while getting all hands on deck and flame-grilling fresh cuts of meat. 

Ultimate Power

21 user reviews 4

Ultimate Power is the biggest, most fun club night around. Playing huge tunes from the 70s right through to the present day, the club night will have you hollering at the top of our lungs.

HIX Events

33 user reviews 4

Get involved with HIX's fabulous event programme this October as Mark and his team bring all manner of quirky food pairings and cool workshops to the Tramshed for your to enjoy.

Bashment Brunch

26 user reviews 4

Don't let the oncoming winter get you down, this epic all-day brunch is bringing you big beats, big flavours and bottomless cocktails from across five hours of partying.

Bedales Wines

79 user reviews 5

Renowned for their fabulous selection of wines. Bedales are giving wine fanatics and connoisseurs a series of fun and interesting events across October to get stuck into, whether it be a wine and cheese pairing lesson, pub quiz or wine road trip workshop. 

The 90s Brunch

164 user reviews 4

Bring back the '90s in the best way ever at this bottomless brunch in London. Taking place in a secret location, The 90's Brunch is a huge afternoon of bottomless cocktails, '90s food, lip-sync karaoke and dance offs.

Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

136 user reviews 5

Join Grandma Flash and the rest of the Blingo crew for the ultimate stupid night out. Bringing you bingo, lip sync battles, dance offs and general silliness, you could also walk away with some truly special prizes.

Prepare yourselves for a day of disco, funk and boogie as this bottomless brunch invites you to indulge in bottomless cocktails and a cracking 2-course brunch alongside fun games... all in a top secret location.


38 user reviews 4

The Reimagine collective do exactly as you'd think their name suggests: with the help of full 16-piece orchestras, live performers and epic choirs, they retell the stories of some of music history's most adored names.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

380 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Sunday 16th June 2019

So, you're spending October in prison. That sucks. But don't worry, smuggle in your favourite bottle of alcohol and the inmates can make sure that jail is a real party. But in this immersive drinking experience, you have to make sure you don't get caught. There's even two Halloween specials at the end of the month.