Putting the fun back into group games comes this croquet pop-up. Grab your mates and swing your way to victory at this pop-up in OXO Tower's atmospheric Bargehouse.
Summer Events in London
Want to make the most of your summer but not quite sure what to do? Do not fear - we have put together a list of summer events that are happening in our glorious City for you to enjoy. We've picked nothing but the greatest events to get you out and about so you can make the most of your summer days. Check out our recommendations for some brilliant summertime events in London, you won't be disappointed!
One of the best events in London this summer, Wing Fest will be taking over the Stratford Waterfront for a day of chicken, bourbon, wood cutting and some staunch competition. Catch 35 different wing shacks battle it out to prove that is they who can craft the finest wings in all the land.
Enjoy tasters, cocktails and even a sample of rare spirits at this summer series of boozy masterclasses. With classes at both of Merchant House's venues, as well as its Brig, you can learn from some of the world's best experts.
Some of the best summer events in London, this series of pop up events at Waterloo's Florentine restaurant promises delicious food and an interesting array of beers and wines for you to sample.
When it comes to Shakespeare, Open Bar have nailed the hilarious improvisation. Experience The Bard's famous Much Ado About Nothing as it was intended: with a drink in hand, in an informal and relaxed setting.
Stuido 338 has teamed up with Sol beer to deliver the best pub around, with amazing street food, live music, DJs, virtual reality, table football, beer pong – the list goes on – as well as cult pub quizzes, guest hosts, and the most fun you'll have this summer.
Studio 338 is being transformed into a pool party for three spectacular events, where you can enjoy amazing tunes from top DJs, dancers, VIP cabanas, tasty street food, and two whole pools with inflatables.
What happens when you combine delicious food, great music and tonnes of art all in the best months of summer? The Last Days of Shoreditch, the event that ironically has no intention of finishing. With food stalls aplenty, clubbing nights and exhibitions, this is the best place to while away your summer days.
Spread across three floors and two outdoor terraces, join Dayzed as they take over Sushisamba and Duck & Waffle for spectacular brunch dishes, top DJs delivering the soundtrack, and unbeatable views of the London skyline.
The creators of Margarita Rumble are back this August for a fun event that takes over the city. Taking place across various bars, the night will include eight margaritas, food, drink deals, and entertainment.
Get thrown into the middle of this illicit gambling club, as a murder brings it into the spotlight. You'll need to crack clues, gather evidence, and meet shady characters with everything to hide to put it together and solve the case.
One of the best burlesque venues in London, cafe de Paris has your summer events list sorted as they bring you a range of stunning shows in a beautifully opulent venue.
Gin Bop returns for its fifth year at Rivington Greenwich to bring you one of the best summer drinks tasting events in London. Get your fill of gin cocktails, perfect serves and tasty food from the Rivington kitchen.
This summer at Boisdale of Canary Wharf, you can enjoy two of our favourite past times: bottomless feasting and chilling alfresco. Dig in to an unlimited BBQ featuring smoked sausages, lamb koftas, rib-steak burgers, jerk chicken skewers and fresh salads.
This summer, you can sip on the finest champagne from Perrier-Jouët, as the experts teach you all about the history of the fizzy stuff, while you nibble on sharing plates the gorgeous Searcys.
Saying goodbye for good, this epic summer pop up is throwing a final rager for all its friends, family and the beautiful people who have partied with them over the years.
This summer, The Exhibit is hosting a huge range of events; from life drawing, to instagram workshops and themed brunches. Take a closer look for up to date information on the fun pop-ups at this activity hub.
Let The Gin Chronicles take you back to New York, where the year is 1947 and gin's on the menu. Prepare yourself for all the drama and all the laughs at this quirky show.
One of the best events in London this summer, head to Central London for an amazing immersive re-telling of The Great Gatsby, complete with tasty cocktails and more than a little drama.
This summer, embrace the BBQ season with a whole festival dedicated to it, with everything from ribs to seafood and beef cooked in a variety of ways, beers and cocktails from the pop-up bar, live music, and things to keep the kids happy too.
This summer showcase brings you circus themed performances and beer from the Lagunitas Brewing Company all the way in California. Expect a day of spectacular shows, with proceeds going to the Wild at Heart Foundation.
This all day party brings you a silent disco, Caribbean beats and tasty BBQ for those peckish moments. Party the day away and spend your summer the right way - basking in a glorious garden, drink in hand.
The Wizard of Oz comes to Abney Park this summer for an outdoor performance of L.Frank Baum's classic. The new version will show Dorothy and her friends' journey as they embark on it through one of London's woodland memorial parks.
From tasting rooms to mezcal brunches and Mexican feasting, this festival is one for the foodies and imbibers alike. Go for the mezcal and stay for everything else.
One of the coolest things to do in London this summer, this gin masterclass from the Half Hitch micro-distillery will give you an intensive session on the ways and means of making gin, alongside giving you the opportunity to create your very own.
Jump aboard the Canal Party Club boat and party in your preferred style. Hire out the party canal for you and your friends and embark on your very own journey around London. The two hour cruise leaves from King's Cross, travels through Camden and along the stunning 200 year old underground Islington Tunnel. Bringing your on booze, food and music is allowed so stock up for the day! A great way to spend a summer afternoon, you won't be left disappointed.
One of the best events of the summer, head to Camberwell's newest Italia football bar for a launch night complete with craft beers, tasty pizzas and special appearances from Mark Hateley and Tony Dorigo.
Join the Beaufort House Chelsea for a night of luxury, where the dress code is strictly white, the clientele is strictly VIP, and the music policy is strictly only the best tunes around.
There's nothing quite like a summertime rooftop; cocktail in hand, sunglasses on and partying all day. This Soho hotel is hosting a series of summer parties where you can do just that, and then some.
Head over to Devonshire Square for this whacking brunch from Scottish maestros Mac & Wild. The renowned restaurant is perking up Saturdays with their brunch dishes, and an additional bottomless option for £21.
Known for its intimate venue and ability to crack even the toughest nuts up, The Boat Show Comedy Club is back this May for more laughs. The comedy club's location on The Boat Show provides a unique comedy experience during shows this month.
When it comes to summer events in London, nothing trumps a terrace or stunning rooftop. So check out these banging parties, with tickets starting from a fiver, you'd be silly to miss out.
Bringing you some of the best music events in London this summer, spend an evening at one of these unique tribute nights. Paying homage to everything from Neo-Soul to Whitney Houston, it's the perfect date night for music fans.
It's all going down at this east London spot. Party all day with a burger bar and cocktails to keep you going, as So Solid Crew's Lisa Maffia and Mutya Buena of Sugababes take to the stage, alongside DJs spinning the best of UK Garage.
Bringing you some of the best summer events in London, these fun and informative gin tastings will help take the heat off. Head to the Gin Foundry for sessions with some of the most exciting brands on the scene.
Learn to dice like nobody's business at this great cookery class in central London. Located just around the corner from Hyde Park, you'll be taught how to buy, use and maintain your utensils like a pro chef.
From London Bridge to Balham, experience a night of fun, drinks, and ceilidh dancing. Whether you're a pro or complete newbie, you can expect a roof-raising evening.
All aboard The Tattershall Castle boat this summer for its 15th year running as London's finest and funniest floating comedy club. Take advantage of the summer evenings at this intimate docked liner as you'll be giggling and cheering away as class comedy acts from premier improv troupe Noise Next Door and funny Frenchman Marcel Lucont to comic-actor Charlie Baker and stand-up sensation MC David Morgan take to the stage and entertain no end. Not forgetting its open 'til late nightclub, The Tattershall Castle will also cater to the carousers among you post-show complete with bevvies and boogies.
Add a big old dose of disco and dance to your brunch with this huge event. Disco Brunch is popping up once a month in a secret location; follow your eyes for the sounds of ABBA, Donna Summer, and more, alongside bottomless cocktails and brunch food.
Part cookery class, part supper club, this stunning event in Hyde Park will teach you how to craft eight separate and delicious tapas dishes that you can then sit down and enjoy with your classmates.
With a number of brunches spread across the entire Summer, Hip Hop Brunch hopes to change the way you think about Saturday afternoons. Serving a mouth-watering 3 course meal and boasting an impressive cocktail list, you'll have a chance to gorge on the best the South has to offer while celebrating the creativity and work of Hip Hop's many legendary artists. This is a great way to unwind after a long working week.
Get the ultimate summer staycation with Flight Club, as they host their summer brunch socials complete with palm trees, epic summer songs from their top DJs, prosecco, Pina Colada cocktails, bottomless pizza and all the Social Darts you need.
One of the top events in London this summer, this cool cocktail masterclass will have you shaking mojitos like a pro in no time. When you're done, you can relax with your grade-A drink and enjoy a tasty sharing platter of dim sum.
Bringing you hip-hop parties, summer extravaganzas and an all-round great place to chill out, Pitch Stratford is one of the top spots to see and be seen this season.
Immersive Mysteries tells dark tales and mysteries across unique locations across London, as you and a group of six people join master of the supernatural Jack Daw to uncover the true tales.
Head to Heddon Street where this gorgeous restaurant will be playing host to a range of exceptional food and drinks events that will keep you fed and watered throughout the summer months.
Renowned jazz, blues, and soul bar Boisdale of Canary Wharf have a jam-packed schedule this summer, bringing you the best live music from across their restaurant, oyster bar, cigar terrace and more.
Join the May Fair Kitchen for their celebration of the Royal Academy of Arts' summer exhibition with their limited edition menu of 'Salad, Seafood, and Sangria', where you'll enjoy three plates and a glass of sangria with it.
One of the best things to do in London in summer, this great pop up restaurant on the South Bank promises grilled meats, toasted marshmallows and even interactive six-course tasting menus to enjoy.
This healthy London activity lets you feel the sand between your toes but from the comfy confines of the Fulham Beach Club. Enjoy 75 minutes of refreshing yoga, then explore the site which is packed full of other fun acitivies.
Kansas Smitty's are turning up this summer with some of the finest live music in London. Not only that, but they'll be offering a spectacular range of drinks ranging from amazing cocktails to cracking beer.
Get ready for a weekend long celebration of the best of the London cocktail scene. Hosting pop up bars, tastings, workshops and loads more, it's a must visit for cocktail-heads.