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 9th August 2022




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.

Dabbers Bingo

118 user reviews 4

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.

London Craft Beer Cruise

221 user reviews 5

We all need a break right? The London Craft Beer Cruise is giving you everything you need to relax with its epic boat experience. Sip delicious booze, whether it's cider, wine or gin, all while learning from sommeliers and eating scrumptious fare.

Glitterfest are adding an extra dash of sparkle to your summer event calendar. Head on over to one of their quirky bashes, as they take to the seas and bring festival vibes to Stratford, with live music, flowing drinks and heaps of entertainment all guaranteed. 

Bar Elba

348 user reviews 3

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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.

Bubble Pop Brunch

47 user reviews 5

Searching for a fun event to head to during the summertime? Bubble Pop Brunch are giving you unforgettable evenings of K-pop fun with a killer host in Pianwooo, as well as quizzes and music. And to eat? Chow down on bottomless Korean fried chicken and cocktails for 90 minutes.

The Big Bakes

1603 user reviews 5

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.

If you're looking to channel your inner bartender, we've got good news. Check out The Art of Spritz Masterclass for a boozy affair. You'll get to create two different cocktails all while learning the history behind the original 'spritz'.

Skylines Boat Parties

2 user reviews 4

Searching for fun things to do? Skylines Boat Parties are hosting a feast of events starting at Crown and Westminster Pier. While on your cruise, you'll get to enjoy two deck's worth of music and drinks as well as an open sundeck to take in the views.

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. 

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

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.

Midnight Apothecary

842 user reviews 4

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.

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.

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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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

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.

Like It Love It Events

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Make the most of the summer sunshine by nabbing yourself tickets to one of Like It Love It's Events. Whether you fancy partying to ABBA classics on a foliage-adorned terrace or showing off your best moves on an Ibiza-themed boat, you're in for a treat.

Flight Club

535 user reviews 5

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.

Queen of Hoxton

38 user reviews 4

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.

London Boat Party

93 user reviews 4

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.

Neverland

957 user reviews 4

Can't decide what to do this summer? Tired of the same old boozers? Neverland is a stunning venue to head to for Instagrammable bottomless brunches and fabulous parties, including Ibiza and Miami Vice themed ones.

From rooftop parties to all-day raves and bashes packed with bottomless drinks, Another Motive is known for bringing some of the best summer events in London. Better yet, they're all complete with a soundtrack of bashment, soca, hip hop and more.

Rooftop Film Club

24 user reviews 4

Rooftop Film Club has headed to Stratford for the summer to bring you epic movies under the stars. Settle down in picnic chairs with popcorn and cocktails in tow to watch everything from Flight Club to newbies like Death On The Nile.

The BBQ Club

456 user reviews 5

Need summer plans? Now you got 'em with The BBQ Club. Enjoy delving into tasty eats cooked over a fire, with a helping hand from top chefs, including Aaron Middleton, all while you enjoy views from a glamorous cabana.

If you're looking for fun summer events happening around London, you're in luck with Shakespeare In The Garden. Taking place across several pubs, Open Bar are bringing you this cracking comedy, featuring four actors playing 22 roles in The Taming of the Shrew, as well as The Comedy of Errors.