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 4th August 2022

Flight Club

543 user reviews 5

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. 

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 30th September 2022

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Funicular is bringing The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire to Pedley Street Station. Expect a fabulous and fun murder mystery and a four-course feast from Masterchef The Professionals' finalist Louisa Ellis. 

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

Taking place in the stunning Rivoli Ballroom, this pop-up cinema is an absolute must. Join them for classic movie nights this summer, with titles including Jaws, Thelma And Louise, and Some Like It Hot, against a backdrop of scarlet interiors and plush seating.


109 user reviews 4

Looking for quirky things to do in East London this summer? Gin-House Burlesque is taking over The King's Head Member's Club for multiple dates, showcasing unique and dazzling cabaret performances, as well as snake charmers, magic and the like.

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.


Bubble Pop Brunch

47 user reviews 5

Fancy a quirky little event in London? This summer, Bubble Pop Brunch are giving you non-stop entertainment from Pianwooo as well as quizzes and dancing. Chow down on bottomless Korean fried chicken and delicious free-flowing cocktails.

If you're looking for quirky things to do this summer in London, head on over to Glitterfest as they host a series of unmissable parties across the city. Whether you fancy taking to the Thames for a boat party or grooving at a festival-themed bash, this place promises non-stop good vibes.

Searching for something a little different to do in London this summer? Look no further than Impossible Things Entertainment, the minds behind some of the city's best and barmiest themed brunch events. Whether you fancy singing to 90s bangers, belting it out to Taylor Swift or swaying to Disney, these guys have got just the thing.

AIM Escape

7 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.

Urban Missions

90 user reviews 4

Put your code-breaking and riddle-solving skills to the test with Urban Missions. A great immersive game around the city, the energetic event will see you and your team searching for a secret clues so you can save London and avert a crisis.

Known for putting on some of the best supper club events and bottomless brunches, Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events London are pulling out all the stops this summer. Expected themed meals, drag-drenched performances, and fun games at these quirky happenings.

One of the best things to do in London this summer, a trip to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden is a must for lovers of quirky events. The South London hotspot plays host to unique array of experiences this season, from bottomless brunches to cool drag shows.

The Big Bakes

1673 user reviews 5

This quirky summer event in London sees yougoing head-to-head in teams for a baking competition quite like none other. Under one cool marquee, you'll be provided with the ingredients, the instructions, and 90 minutes to produce the best bake of your life.