Daytime Events in London
With the sales of sun cream going through the roof and record-breaking pollen levels, the Summer has clearly arrived. Back in the day, daytime Summer events would mostly involve going on picnics and chasing the ice-cream van in a frantic quest to get the perfect 99. But now the city has diversified and offers Londoners hundreds of different things to do in the sun. If you're looking for a way to soak up some extra Vitamin D, or just fancy topping up your tan, look no further; we've compiled a list of daytime events that are happening across London over the next few months.
Last updated on 19th October 2016
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 interspersed with some serious darts throwing. WOW, that's how to spend your daytime in London right.
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.
Filling their venue with wonderful props, enchanting furniture and a few Mad Hatters, the team at Drink Shop Do have paired up with the team at Impossible Things Entertainment, serving a Disney themed brunch that's sure to leave you full of nostalgia. Sing along to all your favourite Disney ballads, win free shots during the quiz and lose yourself in fond memories of your wonderful youth.
If the idea of bottomless bubbles and unlimited sushi gets your tastebuds tingling, you’ll want to know all about Sundays at Mommi. Every week they host two unlimited buffet sessions, where you’ll be able to feast on as much of their delicious sushi as you possibly can, all eased down with a limitless flow of bubbly.
Whether you're nursing a gnarly hangover, or simply looking for a kitsch, daytime event in the city, this afternoon tea at The Roof Gardens is surely a must. A cutesy afternoon of scones, sandwiches and sponge cakes awaits alongside some serious, gin teapot cocktails.
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!
Dive deep into the rabbit hole this Summer at the Mad Hatter's Brunch Party. Styled out as a banquet, you'll be surrounded by the most wonderfully bizarre collection of knick-knacks and props while you tuck into a menu that boasts a number of weird flavour combinations. From Rose Popcorn to Pesto, Manchego and Red Pepper Croissants, the menu's culinary creativity combines with the oversized flowers and hand sewed playing cards to celebrate the wonder of Lewis Carrol's vivd imagination.
Liven up your afternoon tea with a darling event to remember as the Tonic & Remedy team knock the afternoon tea theme out of the park. Join them for a roster of cool and creative cocktails alongside a roster of imaginative savoury and sweet plates.
A daytime guided tour of iconic movie locations, this unique London experience sets off from London Bridge in the late afternoon and lasts for just under two hours. Guests will taken to various locations from a bevy of films, including the likes of Bridget Jones, Alfie and even Batman.
Gym classes have always been framed by huge tunes, but never like this. On of London's most established clubs opens its doors during the day, hosting a number of fun yet intense gym classes. With 3 of the countries most sought after instructors, an impressive sound system and a dazzling laser machine to boot, guests will be led through a number of different exercises and routines, whilst a DJ plays all the best bass heavy tracks to help keep the beat.
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.
We can’t promise you’ll ever bump into James Bond, but your chances are improved dramatically if you jump aboard Thames Lates. A daytime event combining speedboats, cocktails, sunsets and a banging summer soundtrack; get set for the 50-minute ride of your life as you jet down the river like an absolute boss. You’ll be kept entertained by an award-winning comedian guide and there’s a drink from the guys at London Cocktail Club waiting for you!
There’s more to brunch events in London than smashed avocado and eggs benedict, just ask Ma Plucker. The focus here is on unlimited chicken paired with bottomless prosecco and, as we’re sure you’ll agree, it’s a pretty formidable partnership. Tuck into whole chicken with sauces and fries, wash it down with generous lashings of fizz and save from for pud; there’s mini doughnuts to be had, too.
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.
Thought mornings weren't for you? Well Morning Gloryville will soon have you rethinking that notion as they wake you up with a rave. Join them for their 40th event in Oval Space as they invite masseuses, yogis and a rave sounds system in for the best day-time party.
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?
An evening of drama and theatre comes to the Bread & Roses with two special performances of the Blithe Spirit. Follow the fortunes of writer Charles Condomine as he accidentally conjures up the spirit of his dead ex-wife Elivra in this tense, twisted production.
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!
Get to know some of the most historic pubs in London courtesy of this cracking tour. Make your way around the infamous, the traditional and the authentic as this tour not only promises history, there's a half-pint at the end of it for you all.
You've got a splitting head ache, you're severely dehydrated and you're in dire need of some delicious comfort food; sounds like you need some brunch in your life. Offering the perfect hangover remedy, the team at the Clapham North invite South London's hungover crowds for a boozy brunch that's sure to revive you. Alongside a classic selection of brunch dishes - Eggs Benedict, pancakes, waffles & chicken - guests can experiment with the 'hair of the dog' remedy with a Berocca cocktail and a few delicious Bloody Marys.
Footy fan looking for the ideal relaxed set-up to watch all the action on a Sunday? Nordic have the answers; serving up a delicious brunch spread helped down by a two-hour slot of bottomless beer and Bloody Mary’s. All of the action will of course be live on the big screens - a cracking way to while away the hours for a chilled (albeit quite a boozy) Sunday session.