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.

Last edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 10th July 2024




The Ukulele Ska Collective & Horatia free Summer party

@ The Horatia on Sat, 20th Jul 2024 @ 18:00 - 0:00

Taking place at The Horatia in Islington, The Ukulele Ska Collective are hosting a brilliant summer party this July. They're promising six whole hours of fantastic live music, as well as DJ sets from resident performers, and entry it totally free - although booking a table in advance is recommended. Be sure to try out their tasty menu of classic or vegan pizzas while you're here, as well as the wide range of craft beers, wines and cocktails available from the bar.

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.

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.

London Margarita Rumble- Unlimited Margarita Festival

@ Two More Years on Sun, 25th Aug 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

This summer, London Margarita Rumble is back for its fifth year running, taking place at Two More Years in Hackney Wick. Tickets are £37.50 per person, with the event running from midday 'til 7pm on Sunday the 25th of August. Expect delicious food, live music and the chance to watch some of the most iconic restaurants and bars in the capital battle it out to be crowned makers of the best margarita in London.

Famous First Words: August Edition

@ The Prince on Thu, 22nd Aug 2024 @ 18:00 - 22:30

Taking place at The prince in West Brompton, the August edition of Famous First Words promises a night full of laughter and great tunes. Hosted by master entertainers Tim and Gendle, this raucous event will test your lyrical knowledge, as you take to the stage in front of a lively crowd to belt out your favourite songs. Tickets cost just £5 per person, and you might even win some cracking prizes.

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.

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.

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.

Thames Rockets

Hop on board Thames Rockets and zoom down the iconic river past famous landmarks like the London Eye and Big Ben with tickets to Thames Lates. Pair your speedboat experience with a seasonal drink as you soak up views of Tower Bridger at sunset as part of this exhilarating ride. Tickets start from £59.95 each and include a 50-minute part-guided tour and a fabulous soundtrack to accompany it - think classic hits that'll make you want to dance in your seats. 

Love Pub + Grub 2024

@ Night Tales on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Summer in London just isn't complete without visiting Love Pub + Grub's annual pop-up party. Round up your mates and head to Hackney's favourite hangout, Night Tales, for a big day out. With fun around every turn, expect DJ sets, happy hour cocktails, street food, beach-style seating and a new gaming room – and entry costs as little as £12.50 for a group of six.  

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.

Alcotraz London: Cell Block Two-One-Two

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Bust your way out of prison by smuggling liquor past the eagle-eyed Warden to the long-serving inmates who double up as bartenders and can whip you up a delicious cocktail with your contraband. Sport a strapping orange jumpsuit and experience a theatrical experience like no other and spend a night behind bars with tickets from £35.99 each to Alcotraz London: Cell Block Two-One-Two.

Urban Food Fest SHOREDITCH FIESTA BOTTOMLESS PROSECCO, COCKTAILS & CRAFT BEER BRUNCH

@ Urban Food Fest on Saturday 20th July 2024 and 10 other Saturdays

Only a short walk from Shoreditch High Street you'll find Urban Food Fest, taking place on Saturdays throughout the day. A £32 ticket will bag you free-flowing prosecco, cocktails a craft beer, as well as one street food dish from on-site trucks and stalls. You can expect gourmet grub such as burgers, bao, toasties and more, plus a welcome drink is included in your purchase, alongside access to fun games like giant Jenga.

Neverland London

Neverland never misses when it comes to high-energy events. The pretty, pink venue welcomes bottomless pizza parties to its shore, as well as a Totally Fetch Weekender which includes glitter artists and a free tequila rose shot for anyone dressed in pink (unfortunately no points for if you're a mouse, duh). Expect to find the likes of Mamma Mia free-flowing affairs and Fulham Fest taking place at this party hub over the next couple of months, too. 

SUMMER BRUNCH

@ The Biltmore Mayfair on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Looking for a luxurious breakfast experience in the heart of London? The Biltmore Mayfair's Summer Brunch has got you covered. Here, you can indulge in appetizers, take your pick from a delicious selection of main courses, and sweeten the deal with tempting desserts. And the best part? There's 90 minutes of bottomless Veuve Clicquot Champagne on offer.

Rooftop Film Club

Rooftop Film Club have put together a lineup of cult classics and new screenings, from Past Lives to Miss Congeniality, for you to catch way up high, overlooking the city this summer. Make your way to Stratford to devour popcorn and get snug under planets, or hit up Peckham for its pizza offering. Tickets start from £22 each and include a complimentary craft beer or glass of wine. 

The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch - Shoreditch

@ Blues Kitchen Shoreditch on Every Saturday

At some beats to your brunch with tickets starting from £15 to Blue Kitchen Shoreditch's musical event taking place every Saturday from 1pm 'til 5pm. The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch includes 90 minutes of free-flowing tipples for £19.95 extra, some of the best R&B tunes spun by resident DJs and live performances. You can also chomp on delicious plates such as the joint's signature buffalo chicken wings and double bacon smash burgers, washed down with a bloody mary or a ginger mojito.

DRAG ME TO THE BEACH

@ The London City Beach on Saturday 20th July 2024

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If both beaching and brunching in the sun are the highlight of your summer calendar, then why not combine the two? Awesome Events are coming to London City Beach for a bottomless drag brunch to remember, complete with a hilarious MC, 90 minutes of unlimited drinks, a street food dish each, and a star headline act who's yet to be announced.

Avora: A New-World Cocktail Experience

@ Roscorp Laboratories on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Perfect for dates and group nights out alike, Hoxton destination Avora is a magical immersive experience created by the brains behind Alcotraz and Moonshine Saloon. You'll explore mystical woodlands which become bioluminescent as it turns from day to night, all while completing laboratory missions and engaging with talented actors. There are also three creative cocktails to be enjoyed along the way, one of which even changes colour thanks to Avora's precious substance Luminol. Even better, a tree is planted for every ticket sold here.

The Murdér Express

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Hop on board The Murdér Express at Pedley Street Station and travel back in time to the early 20th century, surrounded by flapper girls and opulent furnishings. As the train embarks on its historic journey, you'll be able to enjoy bespoke tipples from the Seven Sins platform bar and devour a four-course menu from Michelin star chef Niall Keating. However, all is not as it seems as a crime has been committed and nobody knows who's done it... 

The BBQ Club - 2024

@ BBQ Club on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Make your way to London's Southbank to devour a smokey six-course tasting menu courtesy of The BBQ Club from April onwards. The riverside restaurant will be showcasing the best artisan produce and local ingredients in the form of moreish plates like a signature kebab, made with chermoula lam leg shish, forged wild garlic sauce and house pickles. Tickets are £60 each to this droolworthy event so book your spot now to chomp on passion fruit s'mores.

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.

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. 

Moonshine Saloon: Western Cocktail Experience

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Gather your fellow cowboys and heat to Moonshine Saloon for a Western cocktail experience like nothing you've ever had before. Expect world-class production as you embark on a smuggling operation that promises to make you a fortune. Rub shoulders with the locals and try your luck at card games while sporting a dashing wardrobe curated by the Tailor, as so not to attract any attention as an outsider. Tickets start from £36.50 each and include several bespoke tipples served throughout by top-notch mixologists. 

Summer DJ Dance Party

@ The Lucky Pig Fitzrovia on Thu, 25th Jul 2024 @ 17:00 - 1:00

Looking for an affordable event that offers cracking entertainment all night long? Then head to The Lucky Pig in Fitzrovia, where their summer DJ dance party will set you back just £10 to enter. In collaboration with the internationally award-winning Hacien Tequila, you can enjoy a free cocktail worth £15 on arrival and two-for-one drinks for the rest of the night. There'll be a series of live DJs playing all the best of hip hop, house and RnB throughout, as well as a mesmerising magic show from 8pm.

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.

Bottomless Brunch and Crazy Golf

@ Swingers West End on Saturday 20th July 2024 and 6 other Saturdays

This summer, make your Saturday sun-soaked on the terrace of Swingers West End as it's transformed into the Amalfi Coast thanks to its partnership with Ciroc Limonata. It's throwing an irresistible bottomless brunch and crazy golf session for £55 per person - tickets include a round of golf, unlimited cocktails, bubbles, wine, beer or soft drinks for 90 minutes and street food from the masters Patty&Bun.

Frameless

@ Frameless on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Over at Marble Arch, there's a massive art exhibition taking place from the 2nd of April, displaying 42 masterpieces across four galleries all with one ticket, starting from £20 per person. Frameless is an experimental adventure that also happens to be the largest permanent, multi-sensory experience in the UK. Travel through four different artistic genres with a surround sound soundscape, moving through the works of Kandinsky, Monet and more.