Quirky Pop-Ups In London

If there's one thing we can say for the people of this city, it's that there is no limit to their imagination, demonstrated by the sheer number of wacky, weird and downright quirky pop-ups in London. From an alcoholic tea party inspired by Pat Butcher through to a sport that King VIII used to play, these are just a few of our favourite unusual pop-ups in London.

Last updated on 15th July 2021

Fulham Beach

489 user reviews 4

One of the best summer pop-ups in London, Fulham Beach is promising an eclectic event schedule of quirky happenings. From themed parties to bottomless brunches, this South London staple is topping everything off with top-quality refreshments and fun activities.

Midnight Apothecary

750 user reviews 4

Midnight Apothecary is the summer pop-up you need on your radar. Found at the Brunel Museum, the secret rooftop garden and terrace serves some of London's most unique cocktails, created using herbs and plants picked fresh that day.

Ever drank in prison before? Because now's your time. It's all getting a bit Orange is the New Black up in here, where it's up to you to smuggle in your favourite bottle of alcohol, past the warden using bribery and special techniques, so that one of the inmates can mix you up some spectacular cocktails.

  The Murdér Express

866 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Saturday 24th July 2021

From the same team behind Journey to the Underworld and Jewel of The Empire, comes The Murdér Express - an immersive dining experience that will have you pointing your finger at your fellow passengers. The luxury four-course menu is created by Jane Devonshire and includes dishes such as three bird roast, and parsnip and maple veloute.

Get a wiggle on to one of London's quirkiest pop-ups this summer. Retroglow's nostalgic dance classes will have you moving to throwback themes inspired by the best of the 80s and 90s; we're talking classic hip-hop, boybands and of course, Madonna.

Searching for something a little different to do in London? Fuller's Shakespeare in the Garden is a brilliant pop-up series that'll see you watching live plays in an informal setting. Taking over pubs around the city, the theatrical events are a must for theatre lovers and those looking to shake things up.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

233 user reviews 5

In need of a really good giggle? Join the foul-mouthed Grandma Flash and her partner Harry Spelvin for a hilarious hip-hop twist on the classic game of bingo. Taking place in venues around London, the event will have you dancing to tunes, winning prizes and laughing out loud.

The 90's Brunch

210 user reviews 3

Roll back the clock at the 90s Brunch, undoubtedly one of London's quirkiest pop-up events. Certain to leave you beaming from ear to ear, the event revolves around a home cooked brunch offering, rounded off by huge 90s tracks - R Kelly, Destiny's Child etc - and a few frivolous rounds of lip-syncing.


108 user reviews 4

If you're looking for good drinks, lively dancing and an evening of debauchery, then head to this private members club with Gin-House Burlesque is taking over with jaw-dropping circus performers, slinky cabaret queens and live music, plus special guests.

Pop Up Screens

56 user reviews 4

If you're searching for the best quirky pop-up cinemas in London, these are your guys. Taking over local parks and outdoor spaces from North to South, they'll be showing everything from Dirty Dancing to The Greatest Showman under the moonlight.

Rooftop Film Club

20 user reviews 4

When it comes to quirky pop-ups? There are few places as impressive as Rooftop Film Club. One of the best outdoor cinemas in London, this experience will have you watch classic movies like Top Gun, Legally Blonde and Jurassic Park in a unique setting.