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 21st February 2018
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.
Get your afternoon drunk on this month at this awesome London daytime event. Sit down to a two course meal and bottomless cocktails but be prepared to get up and dancing as the MCs bring you some of the nation's best classic garage.
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.
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.
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.
Start your day off exploring Battersea Park and finding out what kind of produce is growing right there on your doorstep, before making your way back to Mac and Wild for a delicious Scottish brunch.
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.
Whether its a boozy brunch or a quirky afternoon tea, this boutique hotel is a perfect option for daytime events in London.
Nightclub JuJu is bringing a new experience to their West London venue. Join the spot for a bottomless brunch that will get the party started early with bubbles and two delicious plates.
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!
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.
Not only do you get to eat a delicious meal from none other than Ping Pong, you’ll start your evening off with an exhilarating speed boat ride down the Thames.
This cute and quirky daytime event in London is the brainchild of East End Thrift Store and The Vintage Clearance. Bringing you stacks and stacks of cheap vintage, as well as cocktails, music and a great atmosphere, it's a steal at just £3.
This cute and quirky daytime event in London is a great way to help raise money for a fantastic cause. Join a whole host of independent traders selling art, jewellery and homewares in aid of New Horizons Community Centre and Open Age UK.
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.
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.
February can be something of a deadzone for daytime activities in London. With the grey skies and cold weather, the urge to sit in door and watch TV is overwhelming. Winterland is here to save you from February boredom, as this fun pop up returns with more cocktails and curling to keep you entertained through winter's last leg.
Cancel all your plans for 17th March 2018 as Pitch in Stratford put on a whole day of fun. The outdoor space is screening every Six Nations Match complete with street food and cocktails, and chasing it down with an Irish St Paddy's party.
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…
This brunch party at Madison’s famous roof terrace not only has an awesome soundtrack by DJ Fat Tony – you’ll recognise him from Ministry of Sound – but also has a selection of delicious brunch plates, cocktails, and panoramic views of the city.
Kicking off at 1am on the first Saturday of every month, temper City is bringing all sorts of silliness to your day. Dress and up and join in with the shenanigans with Battleacts who will be hosting the quiz, gorge on three courses of curry and slurp as much bottomless prosecco as you can manage.
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.
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.
All day Proud Camden will be celebrating their time open with a massive piss up. Expect two areas of live music, live performers throughout, German food and – the best bit – half priced beer.
Retox or detox: that’s the choice at Perception, where you can drink bottomless bubbles, unlimited smoothies, eat naughty or nice dishes, or do it all. And there’s a great, electric soundtrack to the whole afternoon.
Head down to Chimayo for this fun and boozy brunch in West London. Enjoy a selection of pizza and tapas, washed down with your choice of Prosecco, Sangria or Pimms.
Bunga Bunga Battersea's all-day Easter brunch bash is one of the best daytime events in London. With delicious food, plenty of booze and bizarre entertainment it's the perfect way to kick off your Good Friday festivities.
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.
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.
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.
This yoga class is taking place in one of London's most unusual venues, a former Masonic lodge. Hidden in the Andaz, the room is a gorgeous piece of history; after the class enjoy a two-course vegan brunch and access to the hotel's facilities.
Join the London Jungle Runners for an exercise class like no other. Listen, dance and jog to your favourite DnB tracks along a gorgeous woodland trail. This lovely daytime event in London is good for mind, body and soul.
Every hour is party hour at Belushi's in London Bridge and their bottomless brunch is no different. Join the fun bar for a huge event of pancakes, bubbles, beer pong, live music and plenty of shenanigans to end your weekend on a high.
Add a bit of soul to your Sunday roast. Enjoy a slap up meal with all the trimmings with the added bonus of live soul music at this great London daytime event.
Treat your mum to something special this Mothering Sunday with this cute and quirky bouquet-arranging workshop. Enjoy a glass of fizz and some quality time together and even have a beautiful flower arrangement to take home after.
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.
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.