Best Summer Pop-Ups in London

Summer really is the greatest time of the year: the sun's out (... hopefully), everyone's happy, and London summer pop-ups start appearing everywhere around the city. Whether that's baking competitions in adorable marquees, ridiculous sporting events, or unique temporary bars offering just the right alcoholic drinks to cool you down, take a look at our recommended list of the best summer pop-ups in London to make it a real summer to remember.

Last updated on 22nd June 2018

3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 150 upcoming dates from 24 Jun 2018 until 16 Sep 2018

One of the best summer pop ups in London, this cool rooftop bars fronts stunning views, great drinks and oodles of great activities like croquet and petanque.

3 events @ Neverland London with 102 upcoming dates from 24 Jun 2018 until 26 Aug 2018

One of the best pop ups in London this Summer, the Fulham Beach Club is back at Neverland for more adventures in sun, sand, shufflelboard and beer pong.

1 events @ Studio 338 with 1 upcoming dates starting on 18 Aug 2018

If you thought pool parties were only for the likes of Ibiza, then you thought wrong. A south London club are bringing London a series of scorching pool parties, complete with DJs, dancers and street food stalls.

3 events @ Aviary with 10 upcoming dates from 28 Jun 2018 until 24 Aug 2018

The fitness class of all fitness classes is popping up on the rooftop of Aviary, for a series of sessions led by some of London's top instructors. Expect the likes of BXR, Triyoga and more, before tucking into breakfast at Aviary... which you can enjoy for 50% off.

8 events @ 3 venues with 8 upcoming dates from 27 Jul 2018 until 08 Sep 2018

One of summer's most epic experiences, Nomad Cinema is bringing classic films to beautiful locations. Pull up a beanbag and watch movies such as The Shape of Water and Four Weddings and a Funeral in a cemetery, lido or park.

19 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 19 upcoming dates from 24 Jun 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

With one of the most sought-after rooftops in South London, The Prince of Wales is always a top choice for summer. It's not all breezy drinking and sunshine, this space is also home to some hopping parties, from top DJs through to wild club nights.

10 events @ Studio 338 with 10 upcoming dates from 29 Jun 2018 until 31 Aug 2018

Fridays are sorted with Pub Tropicana, the pop-up taking place at Studio 338 in association with Sol. From pub quizzes through to comedy and karaoke, there's something for everyone.

6 events @ 6 venues with 6 upcoming dates from 27 Jun 2018 until 17 Jul 2018

Ford's Gin have partnered with bars from across the city to deliver a cocktail odyssey exploring the history and relationship between gin and cocktails – all while sampling seven delicious kinds yourself.

@ Stratford Waterfront on Various dates

For fans of all things chicken wings, London Wing Fest is an unmissable two-dayer that's bringing you more wings than you thought possible. Some of London's best chicken spots will be in the building to compete to be crowned champion - with you deciding the winner.

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 28 upcoming dates from 29 Jun 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

This charming and quirky summer pop up in London is a must-visit once the warmer months hit. With a crackling campfire, marshmallow toasting, botanical cocktails and a magical ambience, Midnight Apothecary are bringing you some of the most atmospheric nights in the city.

12 events @ Rivoli Ballroom with 12 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

If you don't want to put your trust in the hands of the Great British weather, the Rivoli cinema is a great London summer pop-up that provides awesome and classic films in their stunning ballroom.

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates

Ever watched The Great British Bake Off and thought: I can do better than that? Well, this fun summer pop-up in London can prove you right, as you and ten teams of two compete in the baking competition you've always dreamed of. 90 minutes, all the ingredients provided, a marquee and the crown of The Big London Bake up for grabs.

1 events @ Moonshine Saloon with 30 upcoming dates from 28 Jun 2018 until 01 Sep 2018

Giddy up to this summer pop-up that will whisk you back to the Wild West. Moonshine Saloon is a themed bar and immersive experience that will have you cavorting with criminals and cowboys, all while trying to smuggle in some potent liquor for their cocktails.

30 events @ Secret London Location with 30 upcoming dates from 24 Jun 2018 until 29 Dec 2018

Hip Hop brunch is one of the hottest summer pop-ups around: hosted at a secret London location, expect three delicious courses of 'Dirty South' food, bottomless cocktails, hip hop karaoke and a soundtrack of the best hip hop tunes.

6 events @ Secret London Location with 6 upcoming dates from 15 Jul 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

There's nothing more summery than afrobeat, so head to this brunch event where you can feast on three delicious courses of African food, enjoy an hour of bottomless cocktails, and the hottest afrobeat performers and dancers will be on stage to keep you moving.

16 events @ Secret London Location with 16 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

The Garage Brunch is everything you want for a summer party in London: not only do you get two courses of delicious food, there's bottomless cocktials and music brought to you by some of London's most notorious DJs.

2 events @ 2 venues with 5 upcoming dates from 07 Jul 2018 until 07 Dec 2018

Get your dance on and show 'em what you got at this lively Scottish ceilidh dancingpop-up. Taking place at multiple locations, you can join in with ceilidh dancing, hosted by a live band. 

@ The Icon Bar & Terrace on Various dates

Taking place in Central London, this Laurent-Perrier pop-up is the perfect excuse to sip bubbles in style. Taking place at the unknown gem Icon Bar and Terrace, the evening will include a trio of bubbles, and additional views over London.

6 events @ 2 venues with 126 upcoming dates starting on 24 Jun 2018

Flight Club is transforming into a darts paradise for summer, decking themselves out with palm trees, playing the ultimate summer songs, and supplying you with prosecco, Pina Colada cocktails, bottomless pizza and Social Darts.

1 events @ Secret London Location with 1 upcoming dates starting on 22 Sep 2018

There's a new brunch club rolling into town for a monthly pop-up; Disco Brunch is keeping you on your toes with hours of disco, funk and boogie music, bottomless cocktails and two-courses of delicious brunch.

2 events @ 2 venues with 7 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

You'll find these summer pop-ups in London; from Brixton to Camden. Expect some of the country's best DJs and impressive venues, boasting fabulous inside spaces and outdoor teraces.