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 19th March 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.
Head down to the Brunel Shaft for a film screening like no other. This cute and quirky London pop up fronts a mini short-film festival. With wild cocktails in the garden and free marshmallows, it's one of the coolest events in South London this month.
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.
The fate of the world rests on your shoulders with this amazing immersive experience that takes you through space and time. Time Runners will have you stopping evil forces and hunting Easter eggs in exchange for chocolate.
The Islington Metal Works are taking you into the American south, with live country music, line dancing, a bull riding competition, a Southern BBQ, and Buffalo Trace Bourbon bar, followed by a DJ playing tunes till late.
Fly, fly away to a '90s take on Neverland as Shuttlecock INC transform a North London Warehouse into a hot bed of partying with a mash-up of MTV Spring Break and Peter Pan; think mad characters, amazing set design and the hottest track list.
Margarita Rumble has returned for another round of amazing cocktails, where you will drink two hours of unlimited margaritas from the likes of Flight Club and Barrio to find out who has the Best margarita in London.
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.
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.
This fun and quirky pop up festival in East London brings together some of the nation's best cheese producers, with traders, street food vendors, live music and cocktails to bring you one of the best events in London this May bank holiday.
If you’re sick of being a loser and are too ashamed about your bingo skills to go out in public, head underground to the Vaults, where the Bingo Trainers will whip you into shape to make sure you become the bingo champion you’ve always wanted to be.
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.
Pizza Run is the fun run you’ve always dreamed of. Race through a 5K track and sprinkled along the way are checkpoints giving out slices of pizza for you! After the race, join the after party with DJs, photos with your fellow runners and a general great time.
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.
Don’t settle just for your standard brunch; the RnBrunch is dropping in London, bringing the best RnB soundtrack brought to you by the flyest women in the city so you can enjoy two delicious courses of Red Rooster food and an hour of bottomless cocktails in style.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queens are inviting you to compete in your very own Winter Olympics, as you’ll go head-to-head with rival teams on a variety of events ranging from ice hockey pucks to human-curling.
Get ready to drink your weight in espresso martinis as The Espresso Martini Society mixes up 20 unmissable varieties for six weeks only - all you have to do is find the secret Soho door.