Quirky Summer Events in London

Sure, you could spend your summer days in the same old beer gardens, playing the same old frisbee in the same old park. Or you could treat yourself to something a little different. From speeding down the Thames 007-style, to taking a neon life drawing class or climbing inside a cocktail time machine, our guide to the capital's quirkiest events promises to make this summer your most exciting yet.

Last updated on 28th August 2020

  Josephine's Showgirl Brunch

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@ Tonight Josephine Waterloo on Various dates from Saturday 5th December 2020

Needed even more reasons to celebrate the end of lockdown this summer? Check out Tonight Josephine's ultra glamorous Showgirls Brunch, featuring three hours of drinking, dining and debauchery with some of the city's finest burlesque stars, all under the glow of the bar's signature pink neon. 

@ Marquis Of Granby on Friday 4th December 2020 and 2 other Fridays

Get ready to sashay your way through the capital city at this sass-filled silent disco. Hosted by a crack team of fierce AF drag queens, you'll be led through Soho's streets, screaming along to the world's campest tunes as you go. 

Flight Club

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This summer Flight Club is promising to become a paradise of palm trees, prosecco, pina coladas and bottomless pizza. Put your darts skills to the ultimate test in the plush surroundings of your own private oche. 

Get your group ready, book out a booth and settle in for a party unlike any other this summer. The Brixton Courtyard is an all-new experience combining world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and street food in one Covid-safe setting, so you can dance without a care.


@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Wednesday 16th December 2020

One of London's best bingo nights is back in action - and they're taking things to new heights. Head over to the Prince of Wales rooftop every Wednesday and you'll find the Musical Bingo team in residence for some high-energy dabbing action, and some seriously silly challenges.

  Mission: Bomb Disposal

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@ Leake Street on Various dates from Tuesday 1st December 2020

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Put your code-breaking and riddle-solving skills to the test with Mission: Bomb Disposal. A great immersive game during lockdown, the energetic event will see you and your team searching for a secret hideout so you can save London and avert a crisis.

AIM Escape

6 user reviews 5

Not your usual summer event, AIM Escape has pivoted to outdoor games in the heart of East London. Make your way to Whitechapel where immersive technology and escape room experiences meet augmented reality, puzzles and gadgets to bring you outdoor fun.