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.
Gather your team and get them ready to save an illicit gambling club; a murder's just occurred and it's up to you to gather evidence, crack clues, and meet characters that have more than a few things to hide.
It's time to bid a final farewell to East London's favourite pop up. As its home site is given over to a new development, Last Days of Shoreditch will be having a big old goodbye party to say thank you and you're welcome to all the friends and family who have partied with them along the way.
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.
From the same people as Alice Underground and Beauty and the Feast, this evening will be unlike anything London has ever experienced. Join in with the masked ball of Prince Siegfried as he invites you to dine in decadence, dance with darkness and explore a world of castles and mythical forests.
Taking the space of two railway arches and a gigantic garden space, Night Tales are back with a bang, bringing even more amazing cocktails, delicious Japanese food from Fat Baby, and music from the hottest DJs around.
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.
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.
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.
It's all fun and games over at Oxo Tower's Bargehouse as the spot is putting on games of croquet. Not any old croquet, this pop-up is combining playing with great music, an amazing location and affordable drinks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soak up all things Mexico, as this week-long festival brings you Mexican feasting, mezcal tastings and much more. Spread across notable city venues, there is something for everyone.
This cute and quirky London pop up is making opera more enjoyable and accessible. Head to The Peter Samuel Theatre in Hampstead, or the Asylum in Peckham, for a great night of fun with Pop-up Opera.
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.
This summer enjoy the sights of Hackney Wick aboard this barge, where you'll sip on Wood's cocktails as you kick off from Number 90 Bar and sail all the way towards Granary Square in Kings Cross.
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.
This quirky pop up in Covent Garden is set to be the destination for all sweet teeth this summer. Offering chocolate-y takes on classic cocktails it's one of the best things to get out to this August.
Get involved as Margarita March takes over eight of the best bars and restaurants in the city. Dishing up eight speciality margaritas at each, the bars will also have nibbles, live entertainment and event pictures at this tequila-filled event.
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.
Studio 338 is transforming into a summer paradise and you're invited, with spectacular tunes, amazing street food, VIP cabanas to enjoy and two whole pools to party in complete with inflatables.
This cool and quirky pop up is taking you on a cabaret journey. Head to the Zetter Townhouse where darling duo Gigi & Harlow will be setting up their salon in the cocktail lounge for witty banter and wacky musical reworkings.
So you've smuggled your bottle of moonshine into this unique BYOB pop-up, what next? Moonshine Saloon is plunging you straight into the Wild West at this illicit gambling den with card games, sheriffs and libations to knock your socks off.
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.
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.
All aboard the Murdér Express, as it partakes on its first historic journey – and you can bet drama is on the tracks. Join this immersive dining event for delicious drinks and food from MasterChef finalists Billy and Jack.
If it's a hidden bar that you're after, this intimate nook within Merchant House has it all. Available to book all summer, London's smallest bar gives you the opportunity to listen to your own music and shake up cocktails with your own personal bartender.
It's safe to say that London isn't lacking when it comes to quirky events and alternative pop-ups. Musical Bingo is the latest offbeat night out to land in Brixton and if you're bored of the usual, it could be just what you need.
One of the best pop ups coming to the capital this summer, Rick and Morty are bringing their crazy club night to London with bottomless cocktails and pizza and the weirdest party games you've ever come across.