Cocktails in the City is basically a festival of drinks that gathers together some of the capital's leading bars and mixologists for a jam-packed weekend of boozin' fun. From the classes and the tasting sessions to the street food and the cracking entertainment, this one's gonna be killer.
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.
One of the hottest pop-ups in London, Between The Bridges is one of the coolest places to go out in the capital. Head over for tasty street food and cocktails, alongside quirky activities such as crazy golf and tejo, massive DJ nights and drag brunches.
Head to the South Bank this winter and you'll find Bar Under The Bridge, a quintessential winter pop-up bar offering plenty of festive frolicking. From cosying up with burgers and hot toddies to quirky activities, they're sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Is this the most fun you're ever going to have? There's only one way to find out... Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing and Gospeloke are getting you ready for the weekend with a series of epic events.
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.
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.
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.
Taking place in Shoreditch is one of the quirkiest pop-ups. H-Division is whipping up bespoke cocktails for you as reward as you solve a 19th century mystery at a police station. Put on your thinking hat and get into the minds of a Met officer as you crack the case.
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.
Offering a whimsical winter retreat for Londoners on the South Bank, The Circus Bar is a cosy escape from the cold with open fires, hot toddies and saucy burgers. Take moment from the cold and explore the space before catching a classic Christmas flick at the bar's secret cinema.
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.
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.
Looking for a summer pop-up where you barbecue a 6-course meal alongside chefs? Jimmy's BBQ Club on Southbank is just the thing for you and your mates. You'll be tucking into flavourful fare cooked over a fire and sipping your way through wine pairings, all in your own cabana.
One of the coolest pop-ups in Central London, this 1920s-themed pop-up party should be making its way to the top of your post-lockdown agenda. Get dressed to the nines and head to their secret location for dinner, drinks and live music.