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 10th August 2017
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!
The BoomCycle team are pairing up with Fu Manchu in Clapham in August, hosting the ultimate weekend of fitness in London. The event starts off with a gut-busting, 45-minute hit spin class. After that, guests will be treated to a healthy brunch - created by Sana Mind Body and Soul - followed by fitness talks about healthy exercising.
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.
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.
Celebrate Notting Hill Carnival on an outdoor terrace right in the middle of the action! Supa Dupa Fly have teamed up with Captain Morgan to deliver one big party, featuring rum and cokes, Jamaican food and the coolest Djs around.
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.
Voltaire are hosting an afternoon tea done right with a choice of 24 different teas, a selection of canapes, sandwiches and pastries, all served in cute crockery.
There’s nothing like spending your daytime on a boat… drinking and eating to your heart’s content! That’s what’s on offer at the Sunday Drunch Cruise with Alfred Le Roy. The bar will be serving a mix of cocktails, beers, spirits and cider and the kitchen is offering a big mix of brunch treats. So kick back and enjoy your Sunday afternoon properly.
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!
Celebrate the final street food clash as top traders go head-to-head. Expect delicious food, a rooftop bar, cocktails and great DJs keeping you partying all day.
London loves brunch and Sanctum Soho's event is no exception as they invite in a DJ, pour bottomless prosecco and whip up delicious breakfast plates. Taking place on Saturdays, the brunch event will feature classic dishes such as Eggs Royale, along with the likes of goats cheese and beetroot pots.
Summers in England were made for chilled out vibes and daytime cocktails, and that's exactly what Brixton Beach in South London is bringing. The huge pop-up returns for another killer season with a real sand rooftop venue, amazing DJs, street-food and hours of partying; get ready for summer's hottest destination.
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.
Find your way down to Battersea and you’ve got one big beer celebration at the Four Thieves. To commemorate their third birthday, expect a whole weekend of beer from around the globe, the country and stuff brewed in-house. Your ticket gets you a free beer and your festival glass to take home.
In true East London fashion, the Last Days of Shoreditch delivered one of the best street food markets before it was even cool to have one. Now, several years on, they are bigger than ever, bringing better food, music and art for the sixth year in a row.
The days may be getting chillier in October, but that in no way means things are cooling down; head over to Truman Brewery in Brick Lane for a huge weekend of tequila and Mezcal. The festival returns for its fourth year with even more street food cocktails and brilliant entertainment.
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.
So you can't make it down to the beach but you can make it to Brixton? Then you're in luck! Head on down to the Surf N Turf Beach Festival this month as you'll not only feel the sand between your toes, there's meat, seafood and more.
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.
Experience a yoga class like you never have before, as Sunrise Yoga hosts an all-abilities class surrounded by the beauty of the Sky Gardens and the sun itself. After the class, which takes place on the idyllic Fenchurch Terrace, you’ll be treated to a healthy buffet breakfast at City Garden.
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.
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.
Make the most of summer at the Geffrye Museum as they create a garden paradise. Join the Hoxton spot for Friday and Saturday evenings of cocktails, BBQ food, music and plenty of lounging about on deckchairs.
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.
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…
For the ultimate Saturday daytime experience, head to the Lock-In Lunch and take part in one of London's wildest parties. Starting with a cocktail welcome in the basement, guests will then be lead upstairs to the restaurant area. Once the multi-course dinner has been cleared, the after-party kicks into action; the resident DJs will be playing all your favourite party tracks while the bar continues to serve ice-cold drinks throughout the evening. Trust us, there aren't many daytime events in London as fun as this.
Celebrating your birthday in September? Head on the Margarita March and you could go to eight different bars to drink eight different speciality margaritas, as well as eat some nibbles, listen to music, be wowed by entertainment and take advantage of a series of drink deals.
What makes a daytime better? Tequila of course! Get down the Cartel for two hours of bottomless frozen margaritas, frozen tequila coladas and Mexican Kir Royale. Meanwhile, live bands and other Latin Entertainers will keep you amused as you eat a delicious three-course meal of Mexican delights.
Get your morning off to a glorious start as Digme Fitness host a a HIIT class with a difference. Taking place on the gorgeous Aviary rooftop, the 50 minute session will follow the principles of run, condition and move before finishing with breakfast and smoothies.
Head over to fashionable Stoke Newington for a huge hearty brunch as gastro cafe Zona N16 put their spin on bottomless brunch. The quirky cafe is serving healthy and delicious brunch plates until 6pm every weekend, all washed down with two hours of prosecco.
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?
Broadgate Circle is hosting this year's slider decider showdown, an event that pits the best slider chefs against each other. Some of London's top chefs will be present on the serving sliders fresh from the grill as they make their way round a number of challenging food stations. Completing the experience, the nearby bars will be serving all your favourite drinks while the live band play music long into the evening.
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.