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 25th October 2017
This October, get yourself round to Ballie Ballerson for a brunch filled with two hours of unlimited prosecco and pizza, and unlimited dives into one million different balls.
Let your hair well and truly down this October in London and join Musical Bingo at their temporary new home at the renowned Pop Brixton. Expect heady DJs, rowdy party antics, quick-fire rounds and their usual brand of no-holds-barred hedonism.
Tattershall Castle is one of the best alternative nights out in London. Not only do they offer some great food and drink at affordable prices, they also host everything from comedy clubs to exciting club nights – all on a boat!
Interesting in meeting new women in London? Fancy chats with a new kind of man? With events like wine and cheese nights, poker nights and sunset cycling, it’s the perfect place to meet like-minded young people.
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.
Supa Dupa Fly are hosting the ultimate brunch party with Ace Hotel, including two courses of great food, a throwback hip-hop quiz, prosecco and all the hip hop music you can handle.
Join the London Cabaret Club as they celebrate British culture with truly spectacular, originally choreographed shows mixed together with an exquisite meal.
Jump into a plot of deceit and obsession as you uncover who murdered and was murdered. Seven erratic personalities will bump off you as you discover a plot of deceit and obsession, all on the eve of Paradise Bar’s annual masquerade celebration.
After travelling the world and amazing crowds that include some of the most sinister critics, the Magic Hour now returns to London, turning its focus to the Grand Royal in Hyde Park. With plenty of mind-reading, sleight of hand, unbelievable illusions and hilarious card tricks, master magician 'Sonic' has carefully curated a show that's certain to leave you stunned and scratching your head. A complimentary cocktail is given to each guest upon arrival, in order to help kick the evening up a notch.
This burlesque retelling of Fitzgerald’s famous tale leads you through a night of sex, drugs and debauchery brought to life with twirling tassels, fabulous fans and loads of glitter, along with a three-course meal.
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.
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.
Taking place at Park Lane's Sheraton Grand, Sonic the Magician's show will dazzle and spellbound you with mind reading, card tricks and much more.
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.
The Little Shuffle Club is great for a group night out; head to Shoreditch to find several shuffle board tables and unique Patron cocktails.
Taking place over three months, Beauty and the Feast is an epic night that brings feasting, partying and art together. Held in the incredibly atmospheric Vaults, join the party with three-courses of delicious food, unlimited drinks and amazing live music that will have you dancing on tables - literally.
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.
Pitch Black is a unique drinking experience that will help you experience flavours in a completely new way. Taking place in complete darkness, you will try a range of drinks, all discussed by a leading mixologists.
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.
Listen to live music while enjoying a view of the London skyline at night with this amazing event. Taking place in the Sky Garden during October, there will be live music, views and free access to the iconic bar.
Combing the best of soulful jazz with high energy swing dancing, the team at the Arcola Theatre seem to understand what a fun Friday night is all about. Perfect for both beginners and experienced swing dancers, guests will first take part in a laid back dance class, before watching in awe as a stunning live jazz band frame the entire evening with soulful jams and an electric energy.
Head to the Midnight Apothecary for a Halloween special with a difference. You are welcomed to their spooky garden location, complete with great cocktails, carved pumpkins and a descent into Brunel’s underground chamber.
Head back in time to the Rivoli Ballroom, where you’ll be jiving and swinging to some spectacular live music, as well as soaking up the cool retro 40s and 50s atmosphere along the way.
Looking to get familiar with some of the best beer in the business? Then why not join the East End Craft Beer Tap Tour as you get familiar with pints from the likes of One Mile End Brewery @ White Hart Brew Pub, Mother Kelly's Craft Beer Bar and the Redchurch Brewery.
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.