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 in London before the sun goes down, from bottomless brunches to quirky activities and immersive experiences. If you're feeling a bit bored, check out this list of daytime events in London and have fun 24/7 in the big smoke.

Last updated on 14th May 2021




Hip Hop Brunch LDN

540 user reviews 4

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 and some of the best hip hop tunes from across the decades will leave you feeling fresh and full of swagger. 

If you're looking for unique things to do in London, you should check out Prendergast. The South London spot is the location of Greenwich Pantry's interactive cooking workshops; think healthy eating, fermentation, sushi-making, pastry classes and plenty more daytime fun. 

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 24th July and Saturday 7th August 2021

Why wait 'til the sun goes down to get the party started? The Shard is bringing buzzy vibes, banging tunes and tasty drinks to its sky-high terrace from 11:30am to 2pm. The iconic building is home to London's highest rooftop, meaning you're in for unparalleled views across the capital as you sit back and relax over a glass of fizz.

Flight Club

471 user reviews 5

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, think of it as a pizza party fuelled by prosecco and some serious darts throwing.

@ Hackney Funhouse on Various dates from Sunday 16th May 2021

Treat yourself to an afternoon of cooking concoctions at ABQ, the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar. Create and infuse your own drinks to hip-hop tunes at Hackney Funhouse, giving you the perfect opportunity to unleash a little creativity and get your daytime drink on. 

On the hunt for fun daytime events in London this summer? What's The Motive have a whole host of unmissable events that are sure to get you grooving. From day parties to boozy brunches, check out what unique concepts they have in store.

Historic London Tours

23 user reviews 5

A must for history lovers, Historic London Tours will give you insight into our capital's past. During the two-hour trips, you'll be shown everything from the area's oldest pub and grizzly execution sites to Roman ruins and notorious slums.

The ultimate rooftop destination for daytime events in East London, Skylight is a Tobacco Dock staple with a sky-high ice rink, private igloos, indoor croquet and outdoor pétanque. Need more reason to visit? The venue hosts regular quizzes and cocktail classes to have a crack at. 

Soak in the sun while scoring holes in one at Between The Bridges. Or, if that's not your bag, why not spend the day with the country's best drags? Whatever you're feeling, this South Bank beer garden is sure to have something up your alley.

Garage Brunch

563 user reviews 4

Get your afternoon drink on at this awesome London daytime event. Sit down to a two-course meal and bottomless cocktails, but be prepared to dance in your seat throughout the experience as the Garage Brunch MCs bring you some of the nation's best classic garage tracks.

The 90's Brunch

208 user reviews 3

The 90s Brunch brings an off-the-chain retro-inspired daytime event to London. Taking guests way backstreet back (alright!) to this glorious decade, the event is made up of classic tunes, delicious platters of nostalgic food and an hour of bottomless cocktails.

Looking for something fun to do in London? Get involved in the Bucket Race, where the aim of the game is to complete all the challenged and score the most points. Working in teams, you'll need to do things like play video games, hail a black cab and start a party on a bus.

Bashment Brunch

47 user reviews 4

Some of the best daytime events in London come from Bashment Brunch, where Carnival vibes are always guaranteed. Say cheers to the weekend with Caribbean brunch plates, unlimited rum punch and a soundtrack of reggae, soca and dancehall hits.

The Brixton Courtyard is a socially distant outdoor experience and a new way to party in South London. Head over for a plethora of daytime and evening events, with world-class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and multiple street food traders all in a safe setting. 

Vida Alta are delivering one hell of a daytime party. A must for lovers of all things house, this event will be welcoming a number of top DJs to a swanky Oakwood country club where they'll be blasting out 8 hours of solid tunes for you to let loose to.

Starting at St Paul's, this unique cross-city challenge will be getting you to grips with the city in a less than conventional manner. Head out across London on the trail of some thieves hellbent on pulling the greatest heist in history and solve clues in a challenge to put a stop to them.

See Your City

55 user reviews 4

Experience London in a whole new light with one of these excellent city walking tours. From getting up close and personal with Harry Potter shoot locations, to sampling some of the finest cheese purveyors in town, it's a great day out for locals and tourists alike. 

AIM Escape

6 user reviews 5

Keep it quirky with this daytime experience which offers players an unparalleled combination of immersion and technology to create a unique escape room. With four different themed games to choose from, you'll be amazed by the problem-solving and challenges you'll face. 

The Secret City

4 user reviews 5

The Secret City is inviting you to get outside and discover the hidden gems that lie on your doorstep with their interactive treasure hunts. Trails and clues will be sent directly to your phone, meaning you can kick off a new adventure at any time - with the options to add pub stops along the way.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Hop aboard the Thames Rockets for an unforgettable day out in London, where you'll whizz along the iconic river and pass some of the city's most recognisable sights, from Big Ben to Tower Bridge. The 50-minute experience will provide a history lesson like no other from a speedboat.