Summer Events In London

The glory days are here (praise be vitamin D) and you want to make the most of your time in the city but are not quite sure where to start? Don't fret. Slap on the suncream and get your sandals out of storage as we bring you everything from seasonal pop-ups and weather-friendly experiences to new venues in a guide to summer events in London.

Thirsty for more? Don't miss our summer pop-ups guide while you're here.

Last updated on 26th May 2023


Venture over to Tobacco Dock and Peckham where Skylight is back for the summer with its epic sunshine set up. Enjoy their range of top-notch events from parties with BBQs and cocktails galore, to cocktail classes and drag brunches. You won't want to miss out on these.

in good company

Throughout the summer, Company of Cooks is hosting a fun series of supper clubs called "in good company". You can enjoy specially crafted menus from MasterChef winners, botanical-inspired Champagne afternoon teas and seasonal feasts at Kew Gardens.

Midnight Apothecary

Situated atop Brunel Museum, Midnight Apothecary are offering fun tours and access to its gorgeous roof garden, where you can cosy up by the campfire for a s'more or sip on a range of creative concoctions - the charcoal-activated marg is a must-have.

Up On The Roof

When it comes down to summer events in Brixton, Up On The Roof is a real winner. Make your way to The Prince of Wales' ultimate sky-high space, where you'll get to dance along to a boatload of top-notch live music, from Norman Jay MBE to Aroop Roy.

London Craft Cruises

What better way to make the most of the glorious sunshine than on a London Craft Beer Cruise? Taking you through the heart of the city along the river, this pootles you past many of the capital's iconic sights, all while you sample tipples from some of the UK's best breweries.


Upgrade your boring ol' summer plans over at Proud Cabaret City. These guys put on all kinds of exciting shows with an immersive dining twist. Whether you fancy a Bollywood dancing bonanza or a cabaret twist on West Side Story, you're in for a treat.

Sky Garden

Get in the summer mood with Sky Garden's botanical retreat. It's not just a pretty face though, as there's a boatload of things to get stuck into. From yoga overlooking the city to gorgeous foodie events and parties, this gorgeous joint is the place to be.

Queen of Hoxton

Queen of Hoxton is home to some of the very best summer events in London this 2023, from its quirky underground club space all the way up to the sprawling rooftop. Check out the rammed roster of fun things to do, from karaoke sessions to boozy brunches and house parties.

The Big Bakes

Love all things baking? Then this event is right up your alley. Bringing all things sweet to the city, The Big London Bake has pitched its tent in East and South London, offering you budding bakers the opportunity to whisk your way to victory over 90 minutes of competitive fun.

RnBhangra Brunch

It's all going to be kicking off at RnBhangra Brunch on the 29th of July. The jam-packed afternoon of fun features a scrumptious two-course feast accompanied by bottomless cocktails, not to mention cracking tunes and live entertainment, like comedy, dancing and more.

London Boat Party

Set sail along the Thames this summer with a little help from London Boat Party. The floating party palace is taking you on a four-hour cruise past the most well-known sites as you dance to top tunes and let loose.

Brixton Jamm

Brixton Courtyard is an all-new way to party in London this summer. Set across three outside areas, the space brings together world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and top street food traders in one Covid-secure setting to ensure you feel safe while you dance the night away.

Dabbers Bingo

On the hunt for events in London tomorrow? Summer just got a whole lot hotter as Dabbers Bingo returns bigger and better than ever. They'll be taking over venues across the city to bring you sessions packed with hilarious hosts, bottomless booze and the chance to win cool prizes.


Gin-House Burlesque's vintage showgirls are shimmying over to The King's Head Member's Club in East London for a few evenings of gin-doused debauchery. While in the quirky yet slinky setting of this venue, enjoy cabaret, cocktails, circus and music.

Ibiza Anthems Brunch

Searching for events in London this summer weekend? Ibiza Anthems Brunch is coming to a sky-high spot near you, offering up two courses and top DJs playing island soundtracks throughout. Plus, you can even add bottomless prosecco to your package.

Bar Elba

If you're looking for fun things to do this summer in London this 2023, check out what Bar Elba has in store. From bottomless brunches to suppertime sessions, this Central London rooftop has plenty of alfresco opportunities up its sleeve.

Flight Club

Get the ultimate staycation with Flight Club, as they host their brunch socials complete with palm trees and bangers from resident DJs. Add in lashings of prosecco, pina colada cocktails, bottomless pizza and all the Social Darts you need, and you've got all the makings of a raucous afternoon.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

Looking for fun things to do this summer in London? Rivoli Pop up Cinema is showcasing some of the best films of all time in a stunning setting. Head on over for titles like Jaws and Some Like It Hot, with plush red seating, scarlet interiors and plenty of snacks to see you through.

What's The Motive

This summer, What's The Motive have a whole range of epic events that are not to be missed out on. Expect unique music-themed concepts, complete with props and giveaways to ensure you have a memorable experience in the UK's party capital. 

ByDay ByNight

It's all kicking off at The Prince of Wales Brixton and Dalston Roofpark this summer, as ByDay ByNight have a roster of epic house and disco events lined up. Slap on that SPF and shimmy on over to dance to house and disco with killer views to boot.

Midsommar by LondonSwedes & Nordic Spirit

@ Restaurant Ours on Sat, 24th Jun 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

LondonSwedes & Nordic Spirit are taking over Restaurant Ours for a full day of Midsommar celebrations. Kick start with either brunch or dinner before enjoying a range of entertainment, from flower crown-making to immersive performances, as well as an after-party.