Fun Things To Do In London

We know, London can be a bit overwhelming. The bright shiny lights, the huge buildings, the pressing crowds and rush hour crushes - it's hard to focus with so much going on and with so much to choose from. Well, you're in luck, because we're here to hold your hand and guide you through the best events, the best things to do in London and the top new trends pervading their way through our buzzing, weird and wonderful capital. Check out our recommendations for the most fun things to do in London.

Last updated on 24th December 2021

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 28th January 2022 and 21 other Fridays

Prepare to be scared like you've never been scared before! No, it's not walking down the streets of Croydon, you'll be going somewhere must scarier. Using the help of Ouija boards and other paranormal equipment, you'll be looking through some of the most haunted places in the city. Prepare for a tour of serial killers, mass graves and bloody executions.

If you love painting and you love booze, then this is the night for you. Party N Paint let's you bring out your creative side with an evening of making art while you sip on prosecco, vodka shots and cocktails, all to the sounds of 90s bangers.

Bashment Brunch

52 user reviews 4

On the hunt for fun things to do in London? Bashment Brunch is one of our top picks. Get into the weekend spirit with a bottomless brunch event that oozes Carnival vibes thanks to its bashment soundtrack, bottomless rum punch and Caribbean menu.

House Of Burlesque

523 user reviews 5

Every Saturday, House of Burlesque will take over Madame Jojo's for a saucy evening of brilliant Speakeasy-style cabaret. With top quality acts, a happy hour between 6pm - 7pm and the option to dance the night away after the show, you're in for a great evening.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

672 user reviews 4

Leave all your inhibitions at the door and dive head first into all the fun on offer at the Hip Hop brunch. Guests will first be treated to 3 courses of 'Dirty South' food, before enjoying fun rounds of Hip Hip karaoke and all your favourite urban acts. Certain to leave you full of booze, with a stomach that feels like it's about to burst and a great beat in your head, there are few better ways to spend a bank holiday weekend in London.

That's Drag Bingo!

16 user reviews 5

Get ready for a night of dabbing and lip-syncing at That's Drag Bingo, a brilliant wallet-friendly event at The Red Lion in Barnet. Priced from just £2, the evening will have you and your pals letting loose as you enjoy performances from your hosts Orange Gina, Ariel Bold and Magik (with a k).

Paint a Pic

8 user reviews 5

If you're a fan of all thing artsy or want to tap into your creative side, then have we got the event for you. Taking place in a variety of locations across London, Paint a Pic is hosted by a talented professional who will help you to gain some skills and create your own masterpiece over a fun afternoon. 

One of London's best crazy golf experiences is back this autumn and winter. Plonk will be taking over venues from London Fields to Forest Hill to bring you hilarious putting challenges and plenty of day-glo fun throughout the season.

If you're already planning winter shenanigans, make a trip to Fulham's Winterland on the top of your agenda. A seasonal pop-up for the masses, head on down for hot mulled wine, fondue in igloos, NYE parties and wild brunches galore.

The Exhibit

209 user reviews 4

From guided life drawing classes and free weeknight comedy events to drag and dine events and epic bottomless brunches, The Exhibit has got you covered when it comes to things to do in London. Venture to the Balham beauty and prepare for a fun afternoon or evening.

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Head down to Vauxhall this summer with the Food & Beer Garden is bringing you a top lineup of quirky events. From drag brunches to quirky bingo nights, the open-air venue is fronting a whole host of fun things to do in London.

Looking for fun things to do in London? Whether it's a quirky date, group experience or family day out you're after, Biscuiteers is a must-visit. Get hands-on with your own icing creations, from flowers to butterflies and themed biscuits at this charming spot in Notting Hill and Northcote Road. 

@ Salsa! Temple on Various dates from Saturday 29th January 2022

Spend your Saturday eating, drinking and celebrating the queen of pop at this Lady Gaga-inspired bottomless brunch. Proud Embankment will be joined by the world's number one impersonator and a number of fierce drag queens and they put on one hell of a show whilst you sip away on 90 minutes of bottomless booze.

The Phoenix Arts Club

317 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do in Soho? Head over to The Phoenix Arts Club where they'll be bringing you a series of exceptional events in their basement space, including spicy cabaret nights and quirky afternoon teas.

Nordic Bar

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Nordic Bar is back this spring and summer with some of the best fun events in London. The Fitzrovia bolthole is bringing you a whole season of hilarious events, form Eurovision viewing parties and Midsummer extravaganza to live sports.

Treat yourself to a fun night out in London this winter with a trip to one of these amazing pop-ups. Jimmy's Snow Globes will have you enjoying incredible views of the Thames from your own igloo, while The Refuge will have you enjoying a warming treat after exploring Winter Wonderland. 

  Fuller's Brewery Tour (18+)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Wednesday 5th January 2022

Head to Chiswick to visit London's last remaining family brewery. Here you'll be given a fasinating glimpse into the heritage of the Fuller's brand as well as some engrossing insight into British beer-making. On top of that, with The Fuller's Griffin Brewery dating all the way back to 1828, it has some truly riveting stories to tell - hear them all whilst sampling a few pints of London's pride!

Pasta Remoli

15 user reviews 5

Unleash your inner chef at these fantastic Italian masterclasses from Pasta Remoli. Taking place at the restaurant in Ealing Broadway, you'll be taught how to create all kinds of different pasta the old fashioned way, then enjoy a lunch of your own making afterwards.

Rivoli Ballroom are serving up some of London's best events. Check out one of their Rouges disco and funk parties where you and your friends will be bopping to classics from the 70s and 80s within an impressive Grade II-listed venue.

Locked in a Room

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Whether you're on a work do or celebrating someone's birthday, Locked in a Room will entertain every single member of your group. Head over to ExCeL to find two scenarios split between 13 rooms, from beating government agents through to saving London from a mad scientist. 

Bar Elba

269 user reviews 3

If you're on the hunt for fun things to do this summer in London, let Bar Elba be your first point of call. Taking up a stunning rooftop spot in Central London, this sun-soaked bar promises everything from weekend bottomless brunches right through to suppertime sessions.

The Doctor's Orders

7 user reviews 3

The Doctor's Orders is the event organiser behind some of London's biggest and best hip-hop bashes. Looking for fun things to do? Check out their schedule of boozy brunches, boat parties and pizza-filled clubbing extravaganzas. 

Dabbers Bingo

108 user reviews 4

One of the best things to do in London this spring and summer, Dabbers is back in business and they're bringing their brand of hilarious bingo to venues across the city. Alongside their standard sessions, they'll be upping the game come the weekend by throwing bottomless brunch into the mix.

The Curling Club

26 user reviews 4

Whether you're a competitive cookie or just up for a laugh, The Curling Club is the perfect fun day out in London. The alpine pop-up is serving up a whole host of live entertainment, winter cocktails and street food alongside the main event: a quick version of the Olympic sport.

Not only does Alcotraz offer one of the most creative immersive experiences in the city, but it's also home to some of the best cocktails too. Whether it's date night or after-work drinks, try something a little different and get to know this prison-themed spot.

The Reggae Brunch

1721 user reviews 4

Head to a secret London location where the Reggae Brunch will be kicking off with a whole afternoon of delicious food, unlimited rum cocktails and the very best in Reggae, Soca, Calypso and Bashment from some excellent DJs.

A night of

104 user reviews 4

For a fun night out in London, this series of musical tributes are a fantastic shout. From Lauryn Hill tribute nights to evening of Reggae and R&B there's something for every musical taste.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Friday 7th January 2022 and 3 other Fridays

If you're looking for weird and wonderful things to do in the capital, look no further than this incredible 5D immersive experience. Decked out with cutting edge VR tech, incredible sets and a roster of live actors, the two-hour event will see you travelling through time and space and coming face to face with a Martian invasion.

Lucky Voice has proven time and again that it is one of the most fun places in London. Providing strong cocktails, a dressing up box and a soundproof room, you and your mates have just got to turn up and sing your heart out.

Searching for the best things to do in London? You can never go wrong with a bottomless brunch. Kings of all thing free-flowing booze, brekkie classics and party vibes, Impossible Things Entertainment are serving up a whole bunch of themed events, from Disney and Taylor Swift to 90s and Britney.

London Craft Beer Cruise

157 user reviews 5

Looking for something fun to do in city? The London Craft Beer Cruises are giving you prime views of the Thames while enjoying brews, wine, cider and gin. You'll also get to learn about your favourite drinks while eating pub grub and relaxing.

The Bermondsey Bierkeller

14 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for things to do in London Bridge, The Bermondsey Bierkeller is a sensational spot for delicious German beers, tasty street food, live music and themed events, including their fabulous Oktoberfest celebrations.

If you're hunting for something special this holiday season, get comfy with Winter Terrace at Holmes' cinema events. Serving up popcorn and a glass of bubbly, the pop-up features some of the best Christmas films in the cosiest seating.

Live Band Karaoke!

16 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do this autumn? Join this night of live band karaoke for the ultimate post-pandemic knees up. The night will be taking over venues in Peckham and Central London for one of the city's most high-energy karaoke events.

If you're short of activities and fancy something to keep you busy as you swill spirits, head down to Flight Club. This is London's first and coolest darts bar, introducing you to the world of social gaming...with darts. There's a digital scoring system, games to be played and oches to be had - so team up. This. Is. Flight Club!

A bottomless brunch with a Beyoncé spin? Count us in. This exciting event will showcase an incredible tribute performance playing some of Queen B's top tracks, as well as a mighty menu of delicious grub. And if it could get any better, there will also be a whole hour of bottomless drinks.

AIM Escape

6 user reviews 5

The newest kid on the London escape room block, AIM is the ultimate challenge for any budding MI6 recruits. Located in the heart of the city, this immersive venue features four different rooms with varying difficulties and themes - the perfect rainy day activity.

The Big Bakes

1267 user reviews 5

The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. You'll take part in a number of testing challenges... Will you whisk past your opponents?