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 26th August 2022

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Two-One-Two

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Friday 7th October 2022

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.


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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.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

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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

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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.

Fancy meeting your favourite hosts from podcasts such as We Are History or Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown at a quirky pop-up event? We thought as much. So, be sure to head along to Cheerful Earful Podcast Festival at a range of top-notch London venues for some crackin' entertainment.