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 2nd August 2018

5 events @ Tobacco Dock with 149 upcoming dates from 16 Aug 2018 until 08 Nov 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 55 upcoming dates from 15 Aug 2018 until 30 Sep 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.

1 events @ Aviary with 4 upcoming dates from 16 Aug 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.

9 events @ 4 venues with 11 upcoming dates from 30 Aug 2018 until 14 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.

8 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 8 upcoming dates from 19 Aug 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.

2 events @ Secret London Location with 2 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 8 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 2018 until 15 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. 

9 events @ Rivoli Ballroom with 9 upcoming dates from 19 Sep 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.

25 events @ Secret London Location with 25 upcoming dates from 18 Aug 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.

3 events @ Secret London Location with 3 upcoming dates starting on 26 Aug 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.

1 events @ Ham Yard Hotel with 4 upcoming dates from 14 Aug 2018 until 19 Aug 2018

If it's world class cocktails you're after, then this summer series which brings New York staple Dante to the heart of London will be right up your street. Experience the East Coast's finest on the roof terrace and you can even tuck into an exclusive weekend brunch.

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 14 upcoming dates from 17 Aug 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.

1 events @ Moonshine Saloon with 22 upcoming dates from 16 Aug 2018 until 27 Oct 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.

1 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 3 upcoming dates starting on 25 Aug 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.

3 events @ Studio 338 with 3 upcoming dates starting on 17 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.

3 events @ 3 venues with 114 upcoming dates from 18 Aug 2018 until 31 Mar 2019

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.

13 events @ Secret London Location with 13 upcoming dates from 25 Aug 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.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Friday 17th August 2018

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.