Daytime Events in London
Not everything has to be about partying until the early hours of the morning and while London's nightlife industry has never been better, sometimes you just can't wait. There are so many different things to do during the day in London, from bottomless brunches to plays and immersive experiences, that just like bars there's always something for anyone to do. If you're feeling a bit bored, check out this list of daytime events in London and have fun 24/7.
Last updated on 22nd November 2017
If you're looking for a wonderfully bizarre way to spend your Saturday afternoons, be sure to check out the Hip Hop Brunch. The winning combination of delicious, Southern-inspired food with the lifetime work of 2pac and Notorious B.I.G. will leave you feeling fresh and full of swagger. To round off the afternoon, you'll have the chance to practice your best Missy Elliot impression and rock the mic during Hip Hop Karaoke. Delicious food, fantastic drinks and even better music... could it get any better?
Swiftly becoming one of the best pop ups in London, Ballie Ballerson is the ultimate playground for big kids. With giant ball pits, retro sweet cocktails - hello, Skittles Sour - and bottomless pizza and ball pit sessions available you'd best get down there ASAP.
How much do you want an all-day party run by the superlative Supa Dupa Fly and catered by the amazing Ace Hotel? You’ll be treated to two delicious courses of food, while listening to the best 90s and 00s hip-hop.
The 90s Brunch Party brings an off-the-chain retro-inspired daytime event to London. Taking us way backstreet back (alright!) to this glorious decade, indulge in something a little different as delicious platters of 90s inspired food are served alongside an hour of bottomless cocktails. The fun doesn’t stop there either, with lip-sync battles and a poppin’ playlist of 90s classic hits to have a dance to.
Start your day with some inspiration as amazing speakers and spirited musicians come to your breakfast table in a series of talks about ancient journeys, musical crusades and going against the flow.
The team of chefs at Hanger SW6 invite London's foodies to their Fulham restaurant for a delicious Sunday afternoon feast. Serving each guest a hearty cut of steak, cooked over coals and served with roast trimmings, and a traditional British dessert, guests are guaranteed to leave this West London venue with a smile on their face and a belly full of delicious grub.
These early morning HIIT sessions are the perfect London daytime activities to get you pumped up. Held at Sky Garden, enjoy great views while you work up a sweat then enjoy a breakfast buffet at the Sky Pod bar.
Not that you should ever have to hide your day-drinking habit, but if you want to this gin masterclass is the perfect excuse. An hour-long session will not only teach you valuable knowledge about how to craft the perfect Negroni, you'll also score five drinks throughout the class.
It’s time to embark on a fantasy adventure! A fabulous theatrical troupe will keep you entertained with all your favourite fairy tale songs, while you sip bottomless cocktails and sing along. Arriving in costume is heavily encouraged and there will be prizes for best dressed…
Brunch doesn’t have to be all smashed avocado and eggs florentine, ya know? Bounce offers something altogether different, with a Sunday session featuring the three P’s (pizza, prosecco and ping-pong). Feast on specialty brunch pizzas, help yourself to bottomless prosecco, enjoy 90 minutes of unadulterated ping-pong antics and have a little sing and a dance while you’re there; the music comes from Hoxton Radio DJs!
Join this all day celebration of punk rock at The Victoria, as Factory de Joie brings live music, burlesque, go-go dancers, spoken word, DJs and more.
Each and every Sunday, Mommi get down to some serious boozy brunching from their quirky home on Clapham High Street. Forget the excesses of the night before over a three-course, decadent Nikkei brunch featuring all kinds of delicious and interesting flavour combo’s. It wouldn’t be a Mommi brunch without the limitless booze; get a free flow of prosecco and sparkling rose for 90 glorious minutes with low-key DJ sets to keep the vibe nice and chilled!
Whether its a boozy brunch or a quirky afternoon tea, this boutique hotel is a perfect option for daytime events in London.
For a completely bespoke day of frivolous fun in the sun, look no further than the Canal Boat Party. Whether you're planning a day out with the family, or just fancy a boozy boat trip with your mates, this canal boat caters to all. As the Captain steers you down the Regents Canal from Kings Cross to Camden, you'll have complete control of the boat for two hours, playing whatever music you like and drinking anything that you can carry on board. A great place to top up your tan, you'll struggle to find a better daytime activity than this.
Whisk yourself away this winter to Winterland, the enchanted riverside woodland escape, complete with winter lodges, igloos, games like curling, mini golf and prosecco pong, and lots of fondue and mulled wine to enjoy as you hang around on their fur-lined sofas.
The Larder group is hoping to transform your Spring, hosting a series of live music, tasting and dining events at their two venues. From jazz performances in Bethnal Green to piano recitals in their Wandsworth venue, the mastermind behind the Larder brand are certainly no amateurs to hosting daytime events in London.
Start your morning with a refreshing walk around Finsbury Park with a foraging expert as they teach you how to gather plants. Brunch will then be served at Mac & Wild along with a delicious cocktail.
Leave your hangover at home and come and join this awesome Sunday morning workout session. Take part in a hot HIIT session led by FIT AS FUGLY founder Annabelle Breakenridge then feast on some delicious food and drinks.
Everyone gets bored in the day trying to negotiate when it's acceptable to crack a drink out. There's none of that at Flight Club now they bring you their very own brunch sessions across the weekend in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury. Think of it as a pizza party fuelled by prosecco interspersed with some serious darts throwing. Now that's how to spend your daytime in London right.
The King's Head in Fulham is pulling out the stops to get your weekend started. The quirky pub is full of sexy interiors, endless prosecco and great sub sandwiches.
Sunday roasts are getting a riverside revamp as View 94 put on a weekend feast. Head to the Putney location for heaps of tatties, meat and lashings of gravy.
Lucky Voice Karaoke in Islington is not messing about when it comes to its brunch offer. The team is combining two hours of bottomless cocktails, a great selection of bagels and huge DJ sets for guests to enjoy. In true Lucky Voice style, the entire event will be rounded off with a fun loving hour of karaoke.
Take a tour round famous Harry Potter locations and take part in a fun Harry Potter trivia quiz as you weave your way through everywhere from Diagon Alley to the Leaky Cauldron.
If there's one name that you need to know on the London beer scene, it's Crate. And if there's one brewery tour that you need to go on in London, it's the one at Crate. Join these beloved brewers as you experience the process for yourself alongside tasters, insight and platters aplenty.
Head over to The Exhibit this festive season for a massive event, things kick off with a bottomless brunch before some of the finest house talent spin you into the early hours.
Combine cinema, brunch and bubbles at this fun event at The Exhibit. The Balham venue will be screening The Wizard of Oz and then letting you feast on breakfast plates.
Head over to Mabel's in Covent Garden for a massive bottomless brunch come Saturday. Join the cool and quirky spot as live music plays, huge brunch plates are served and there's an amazing 90 minutes of bottomless drinks including the likes of Aperol Spritzes, bellinis and espresso martinis.
Taking place in South London, Studio Masterpiece is an art experience with a difference. This April they will be showing you how to paint in the style of Hopper, bring your own drinks and nibbles and get ready to take a masterpiece home.