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.

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Last updated on 3rd July 2020

Venture over to Tobacco Dock where Skylight is back for the summer with its epic sunshine set up. Enjoy lawn games such as croquet and petanque or just relax with a cocktail and take in some gorgeous views of the city.

For an easy-going afternoon of crazy golf, head to Battersea where Putt In The Park is on hand for you and three of your housemates. Book your slot online and get ready for some friendly competition whilst topping up your tans. 

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Friday 3rd July 2020

Love all things The Great British Bake Off related? Then this event is right up your alley. Inspired by the popular cooking show, The Big London Bake has pitched its tent at The Castle Tooting and is offering wannabe star bakers the opportunity to whisk their way to victory over 90 minutes of competitive fun.

@ Pop up location on Various dates from Friday 3rd July 2020

The lovely folks at Dinner Ladies are giving you a chance to have the ultimate luxury dining experience at home this summer. Host your own event, whether it be a three-course birthday dinner with a wine pairing or one of their kits for bottomless brunch, picnics and the ultimate BBQ.


The Luna Cinema - London

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The Luna Cinema has garnered acclaim for their incredible outdoor film screenings at iconic spots across the city. This season is no different, as the movie maestros are returning with a collection of old-school classics and newer hits being shown at sites such as Hampton Court Palace and Kenwood House.

@ West End Musical Drive In on Sat, 25th Jul 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

The show must go on. Social distancing may be in full effect but that won't stop West End Musical Drive In from bringing you the mother of all shows. The twinkle-toes experts will be joined by a series of industry professionals and they sing and dance all the hits as you applause and recite all the words from your car.

Looking to splash out on a quirky experience this summer? Head on over to Celestial Drive In Cinema, a vintage-inspired outdoor movie event at Flamingo Park. With a stylish Miami Vice theme running throughout, the pop-up screens classic Hollywood movies with enticing refreshments from KERB traders.

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.

@ Secret private rooftop venue on Sat, 17th Jul 2021 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Nothing screams summer more than a rooftop party. In celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Mansion London are hosting a fabulous sky-high shindig at a secret central location, filled with live DJ sets, make-up artists, an exclusive art exhibition and a clairvoyant. 

Flight Club

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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.

@ Shrubs Wood on Saturday 4th July and Saturday 8th August 2020

This immersive experience is taking things back to basics. Transporting you to an ancient forest, Nomadic will lead you on a guided tour to forage for ingredients that'll be used to cook up stunning dishes. Putting a new meaning to the term farm to fork, it promises to be a truly unique adventure in the heart of nature.

Cocktails in the City 2020

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Cocktails in the City is descending on Bedford Square Gardens for one weekend only with a boozy event that's sure to inspire lovers of all things strong and fruity. Join them for an exclusive garden party complete with lawn games, tastings and interactive workshops under the sun. 

This unforgettable summer event in London will have you tasting exquisite food from some of the city's finest restaurants, all in aid of Action Against Hunger. Throughout the evening, The Moveable Feast will take you on a culinary journey between four incredible eateries, enjoying a bespoke course in each of their private dining rooms.