Going Out

Make the most of the capital with our guides and round-ups focused on going out in London. From clubbing and comedy, to dining out, drinking and gigging, we’ve got something to suit every occasion.
Widely known for its nightlife scene, London has some of the world’s best bars, clubs and music venues. We tell you which are hot and which are not. We tell you where to dine, where to drink and where to dance. But it’s not all after-dark; our going out section covers art, culture, theatre, London activities, date night, pop-ups and more.

Whether you need inspiration for a hen-do, a 30th birthday or a Saturday night with mates, you’ll find everything you need right here. We’ve also jam-packed the section with fun activities, cultural reviews and content on capital’s best pop-ups. Get booking and you’ll never have a boring weekend.

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What’s on in October- All the Best in Art & Culture

Absolutely's guide to what's on in October, here's all the best in art and culture London has to offer this month.   LONDON LITERATURE FESTIVAL Southbank Centre 20-30 OctoberYou can expect a lot of page-turning action when...
Spitfire Flight

Protected: Take Flight in an Iconic Supermarine Spitfire

Spitfires.com is the place to fulfil your dreams of taking flight in the most iconic of all aircraft, the Supermarine Spitfire. In April of 2009, an opportunity arose to buy a two-seat Spitfire. Bonhams was...
The Tina Turner Musical

‘TINA- The Tina Turner Musical’ Is an Exhilarating Celebration of the Iconic Artist

Discover the heart and soul behind the Queen of Rock‘n’ Roll at 'TINA- The Tina Turner Musical', the undeniable mega hit in London’s West End.Tina Turner is Simply Unstoppable. From humble beginnings in Nutbush,...
What's on in September

What’s on in September- All the Best in Art & Culture

Absolutely's guide to what's on in September, here's all the best in art and culture London has to offer this month.   HALLYU! THE KOREAN WAVEVictoria & Albert Museum From September 24 The ‘Korean Wave’ began to swell...
Greenwich & Docklands Festival

The Greenwich + Docklands International Festival Makes Its Return

The Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) has returned to London for another year. The award-winning festival of free outdoor arts and theatre will take place across 18 days, from the 26th of August...
The Best Picnic Hampers

These Picnic Hampers are Packed Full of Goodness

Pack your picnic blanket, this month we're eating outdoors. Absolutely has found the best picnic hampers to help you send off summer in style.HUMMINGBIRD BAKERY Should you choose to bring something sweet along to your...
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What to Do in London This Summer

London is always the place to be as there’s so much to see and do, however, the summer really brings the best out of the capital city and it’s by far and away the...
Africa Fashion

Must See Exhibition: Africa Fashion at the V&A

Africa Fashion is a landmark exhibition celebrating the irresistible creativity, ingenuity and unstoppable global impact of contemporary African fashions. It will be the UK’s most extensive exhibition of African fashions to date, celebrating the...
London Outdoor Dining

The Best in Outdoor Dining London Has to Offer

It's the season for outdoor dining and Absolutely has tracked down some of the most luscious locations in London to eat and drink away a summer’s day.Words Rachel Hogg BERMONDSEY BEER LARDER BermondseyThe British weather is...
Margo in Margate

Margo in Margate Comes to Islington

In fact, Margo in Margate lives in Ramsgate. But prolific artist Margo McDaid likes to maintain a slightly separate persona for her work, and the alliteration has obvious appeal.Words Pendle Harte She’s been selling her...


Deborah Brett: an interview with the fashion journalist turned ceramicist

Absolutely London's Pendle Harte meets Deborah Brett to find out what made her change career for a new life in ceramics...
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