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 22nd September 2017
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. Just make sure you aren’t caught.
If there's two things we love in this city, it's brunch and it's hip hop. Fortunately for us quirky London pop-up Hip Hop Brunch combines the two in epic fashion. Grab tickets to one of their shindigs for a massive day of cocktails, Southern-style plates and massive tunes.
Huddle around a campfire at this event that brings something a little different to your nights out in London. Held in the Brunel Museum's garden, the evening includes cocktails made from foraged ingredients, honey beer and marshmallows for toasting.
Sand, sun and delicious cocktails - no, not Marbella but one of London's most popular pop-ups, Brixton Beach. Located in south London, the spot brings summer vibes by the bucket-load with loads of activities, from brunch through to great DJs.
Prepared to be terrified, puzzled and amused as Poppa Plock's Wonky Workshop puts the weird in London's pop-up scene. The event is an immersive escape room that will trap you in a room with demented dolls and a spooky ventriloquist.
An icon on the London's quirky pop-up scene, Little Nan bars are inspired by all things 80s. Head to one of their wacky events to experience the bars at their best, from afternoon teas through to craft classes.
Jump into a fairy tale come to life with the help of a fantastical orchestra, bewitching storytelling and a delicious feast created by Masterchef champion Natalie Coleman.
The team at Roof East have opened their iconic East London rooftop up to the Social, Fun and Games Club this summer. Undoubtedly one of London's quirkier pop-ups, the club is perfect for big kids and features a batting cage, a bowls lawn, mini golf, a rooftop cinema and rollerblading, all framed by skyline views across the capital. Head down with your mates and enjoy a fun day like no other.
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.
Located on the 69th floor of The Shard, this film experience isn't just classic movies, it's also amazing views and delicious cocktails.
This quirky pop up is a parody replica of Trump’s tower complete with chaise-longues, faux French renaissance design and bad dictator taste that needs to be seen to be believe. And the best bit? 50p of every drink goes to those affected by Trump’s policies.