Best Events in the UK

You're hankering across the country, beau and chums in tow, but where to go and what to do? With such a wealth of stunning cities, and events at that, it's no wonder that there's so much to do. From stunning cinema events and heralded supper clubs, to dazzling circus shows and secret affairs, there's no stopping us on the discovery of some of the best events that the UK has to boast. Check out our recommendations for some of the best events in the UK and have yourself a rollick across the country.

Last updated on 19th August 2019

From interactive Harry Potter tours to spooky ghost hunts, this series of cool walking events is one of the best ways to learn more about the city you're in. From London, to York and Edinburgh, they're some of the best events in the UK.

Run by local creatives an d small businesses, Mac and Wild Falls of Shin are bringing together people form all walks of life with wild outdoor cooking classes, foraging, yoga, children's classes and plenty more for all to enjoy across the country.

Upside Down House

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Enter the Upside Down House, a unique, family-friendly attraction that lets you walk on the ceiling and experience life the other way around. Popping up across the country, head down for the ultimate twisted photo op.

With adventures to be had across the country, The Great Game is a brilliant way to get to know a new place. The concept includes a downloadable pack that will show you different sites, teach you know facts, and most importantly, finish at the pub.

From knife skills to carving meat, Milestone are bringing you some of the best cooking classes and kitchen skill events in the UK. Join them for a unique roster of events and opportunitues.

Searcys is located in the gorgeous Pump Rooms of the Roman Baths, surrounded by the town's most iconic landmark. Explore their plethora of events on this year, from gorgeous Christmas banquets and posh parties to stunning New Year's Eve celebrations. 

Hungry Heart

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Bringing nothing but Bruce Springsteen bangers to the UK's biggest cities, Hungry Heart is paying homage to The Boss in the only way it knows how - loudly and with too much enthusiasm.

Across the Room

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If you're single in Essex and you're fed up if spending your nights alone. Find someone to spend them with you by heading out to these fun and inspiring singles nights, where you'll meet plenty of other like-minded individuals. 

@ The George Street Social on Fri, 6th Sep 2019 @ 19:00 - 22:30

George Street Social has your back-to-school celebrations all wrapped up as they throw their first ever gin festival this September. Sip your way into the autumn season with an evening of bottomless G&Ts, BBQ food, live music and the chance to meet and chat with some of the distillers.

@ Dreamland on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 2019

Dreamland is an iconic British seaside experience, so make the most out of your visit by getting an unlimited pass to all the entertainment and attractions. From street food feasting to open cinema screenings, riding on Ferris wheels to live performances there's heaps to explore. 

Bringing Cambridge some of the best live music, Hidden Rooms is a charming spot with a hot roster of talent. Stop by this cocktail den for regular performances, with everything from improvised jazz to classic folk.

@ Spotlight on Every Friday

Birmingham may be known for plenty, but there's one street food event putting it more than on the map, it's invading palates too. If you're heading up to the city and looking for a truly fun filled Friday on the tiles, why not head to the Digbeth Dining Club where street food, DJ antics, pocket friendly cocktails and a truly buzzing enviroment come as standard?

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 2019

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YO! Sushi - Sushi School

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Whether you're looking for a quirky cookery class, unique date idea or rainy day activity, these YO! Sushi masterclasses may be just the thing for you. Learn the art of rolling the perfect maki, gunkan and nigiri over two hours, and you'll be sure to impress any future dinner guests. 

Perfect for you or the gin-lover in your life, this unique riverboat cruise is taking you around the UK's waterways with a little help from your favourite juniper spirit. Climb aboard for the chance to sample four delicious gins, and two fabulous cocktails over the three hour journey.

  Manchester Brunch Social

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 2019

Whether you’re joining us for a special occasion, or just fancy switching up your Sunday, we’ll keep the pizza and Prosecco flowing, so you can focus on your throw (or throwing shapes with our DJ to…


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Taking their various shows on the road, Cinestock with be travelling the length of the country this summer to bring you a whole range of movie screenings from Mamma Mia to Jurassic Park.

Swiftogeddon is a night run by fans, for fans, giving people from across the country the chance to pray at the alter of Taylor Swift. Expect non-stop Swifty all night long from deep cuts to extended mixes and fan favourites from across the years. 

Essex Outdoor Cinema 2019

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From Mamma Mia to Magic Mike, this quirky pop-up cinema is bringing the best of your favourite family movies to locations across Essex so you can make the most of those warm summer nights.

Give your kids the gift of a new skill this summer holiday as the Mini Ninja Sushi School returns to YO! Sushis across the country. With tickets from just £15, your little ones can learn how to roll their own maki and chow down on fresh fish sushi.

Squerryes Winery

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Located just off the M25, Squerryes Winery is one of the best places in Kent. Not only can you sip on some of the finest wine in the country, but you can also soak up wine tastings and vineyard tours each and every month.

One of the most iconic locations in the UK, Blenheim Palace is getting even more luxurious as the country house hosts a series of dinners in The Orangery. From a chocolate-centred feast by William Curley to seasonal cooking with Mark Hix, this is for all you foodies.

From rustling up a delicious selection of gin concoctions to putting together you're very own cocktails, Elite Pubs should be your go to when it comes to drinks events and masterclasses in the UK thanks to their varied range of locations and experiences.

Taking over local boozers across the country, these unique theatre events bring two iconic Shakespeare tales to life. Experience 'Romeo and Juliet' or 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' come to life before your eyes in a sun-soaked beer garden with a cold brew this summer.