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 13th September 2018




@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 8th October 2018 and 2 other Mondays

This quirky London pop up at the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club offers a nice change form your standard life drawing class. With cabaret and burlesque stars as your models, and the bar open throughout, you're always sure to produce something interesting.

4 events @ Neverland London with 19 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

Bringing together shuffleboard, mini golf, beer pong, brunch and yoga sessions, this quirky London pop up promises to be one of the best things to do in the city this spring and summer. 

7 events @ 2 venues with 155 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 27 Jan 2019

This quirky pop up in London's Tobacco Dock boasts panoramic views over the city, a fun and summery design and some seasonal lawn games to make your visit that little bit more interesting.

10 events @ 3 venues with 353 upcoming dates from 30 Dec 2017 until 11 Jan 2019

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.

24 events @ Secret London Location with 24 upcoming dates from 06 Oct 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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.

12 events @ 5 venues with 12 upcoming dates from 05 Oct 2018 until 19 Dec 2018

Learn from a professional how to use real equipment, source your own materials, and set up your own studio space at home at this fun design workshop perfect for beginners and experts.

@ 300 Venues across London AND free entry to The Cocktail Village on Mon, 1st Oct 2018 - Sun, 7th Oct 2018

London Cocktail Week is back once again, and this time the epic booze-fuelled event is popping up in the heart of Brick Lane, with offers available at bars and restaurants across the city. Sip one-off concoctions and get a load of the exclusive events for one week only.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Wednesday 19th September 2018

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.

Save 20.00% on ticket Sentence No.1 with discount code ORANGE
Valid on any dates that fall on Wednesday.

@ Concrete on Thursday 27th September 2018 and 3 other Thursdays

Is this the most fun you're ever going to have? There's only one way to find out... Musical Bingo is getting you ready for the weekend with their epic events - think dancing on tables, singing along and mad competitions.

2 events @ 2 venues with 13 upcoming dates from 22 Sep 2018 until 02 Nov 2018

Immerse yourselves in these tales, as a unique London location becomes the set for a story of mystery, murder, and dark secrets, as you aid master of the supernatural Jack Daw to uncover the truth.

35 events @ Secret London Location with 35 upcoming dates from 22 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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.

6 events @ Secret Location with 300 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 04 Nov 2018

This immersive experience invites you to leave your old identity behind and step into an escape room like no other. You have 60 minutes to complete your mission, will you prevail?

1 events @ Pitch Stratford with 2 upcoming dates starting on 23 Sep 2018

Pitch is basically your new back yard. From chilled out sessions playing games in their weather-proof urban garden to eating delicious street food, to their jam-packed events schedule and raucous parties, there's more than enough to do at this quirky London pop-up.

5 events @ 2 venues with 5 upcoming dates from 24 Sep 2018 until 19 Nov 2018

This is the perfect way to meet other young creatives in a fun, relaxed environment. Meet several different people of the opposite sex in a light-hearted way, ensuring there's no cringe – just the chance to meet the person of your dreams.

2 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 2 upcoming dates starting on 26 Oct 2018

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.

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 28th September 2018

If you're after something a little different, look no further than this unique experience. Taking you on a journey to the underworld at a top secret location, food and theatre blends seamlessly for a quirky night out in London.

Save 15.00% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 1pm with discount code JOURNEY15
Valid on the following dates: 28/09/2018, 29/09/2018, 30/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 03/10/2018, 04/10/2018, 05/10/2018, 06/10/2018, 07/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 13/10/2018 and 14/10/2018.

22 events @ 2 venues with 181 upcoming dates starting on 17 Sep 2018

FEST Camden is already making its mark on the London nightlife scene as they go all out with parties and club events; from Grease singalongs through to massive DJ nights.