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 5th May 2021

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.

Dust off your finest summer attire and shimmy on down to the Prince of Wales in Brixton for some socially distanced summer fun. Offering private custom-made party booths, their Spaced Out brunches and suppers will be set to a backdrop of live DJs and South London's best views

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A fun and boozy brunch event, Supa Dupa Fly should be top of your list for things to do this summer. Not only will you be treated to a two-course meal and a trio of heady cocktails, but you'll also enjoy a day of dancing to RnB tunes and quizzing.

London Boat Party

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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.

@ 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. 

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 24th July and Saturday 7th August 2021

What better way to spend your summer than with a leisurely morning of Moet and music on London's highest rooftop? The Shard is inviting you to an epic day party on their sky-high terrace where you can expect swoon-worthy views, delicious drinks and a cool DJ playing chilled and funky boppers.

Queen of Hoxton

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

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.

Jerk & Jokes Brunch

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Jerk & Jokes Brunch's bashes will see you and your pals heading to a secret venue where you'll spend the day chowing down on jerk chicken, sipping summer spritzes and getting down to some of the city's finest DJs. Plus, there'll also be live entertainment and games throughout.

Cocktails in the City 2021

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One of the best summer events in London, Cocktails in the City is back for 2021 with a wealth of incredible bartending talents. Head over to their Bedford Square HQ and get stuck into live music, libations and fun masterclasses.

Nothing says summer like dancing to reggae tunes in a carnival-themed setting. Shabba Party are bringing you all this and more at their raucous brunch events around London. Along with tasty food, they'll be joined by impressive DJs who'll be spinning non-stop tunes.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 17th May 2021

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.

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. 

Soul Serious

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Soul Serious will be kicking off London's most spectacular summer yet with day-long takeovers of venues across the city. Their house band will be taking to the stage along with world-class musicians, who will be spinning tracks 'til late as you drink and dine.

Dabbers Bingo

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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 some very cool prizes.

Bar Elba

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

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.