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 17th August 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.

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.

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. 

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.

Flight Club

497 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.

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.

The Luna Cinema - London

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Nothing says summer like an evening spent watching the sunset in a lush park with a tinnie in hand. However, The Luna Cinema are taking things up a notch, putting on a series of outdoor movie screenings, meaning you can do all those things while watching classics such as Top Gun, Sister Act, Bohemian Rhapsody and more.

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.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd September 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.

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. 

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

Bar Elba

234 user reviews 3

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.

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.

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.

Rooftop Film Club

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Taking over Roof East, Bussey Building and the Queen of Hoxton, Rooftop Film Club is one of the hottest summer events in London this year. Offering amazing views, comfy deckchairs and blankets for when temperatures drop, this is one unmissable cinema experience.

Dabbers Bingo

106 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.