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.
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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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.
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.
This August, watch the City waking up while stretching it out at Sky Garden's morning yoga classes. The weekend events will be inviting you to vinyasa flow and dog pose from a 36-floor haven, surrounded by greenery and views for days.
Looking to spice things up? MILK's summer ball will some of the city's finest X-rated burlesque performers gather for a night of music, dancing and mischief. Spread over two floors, the event will see live DJs keeping the party going until 5am.
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.
This epic immersive experience is inviting you to plunge into the cockney criminal world of the 1920s. A must-do for any Peaky Blinders fans, this theatrical event promises plenty of intrigue, with the audience guiding the narrative every step of the way.
When it comes to summer pop-ups in Central London, The Montague on the Gardens is going all out. From floral leis on arrival to sandy scenes and beach huts retreats alongside exotic cocktails and a BBQ cocktail, this is one for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gather the girls for an afternoon of candyfloss cocktails, cookies and giant meringue lollipops at Duo's That's So Fetch afternoon tea. The Mean Girls-themed event will also have its own specially made Burn Book for you to let out your inner Regina George.
Didn't manage to get festival tickets? This new summer series is bringing you a taste of the dance tent with an outdoor setting and big name DJs. Join Between The Bridges every Friday and Saturday night for the likes of Norman Jay, Joe Goddard and even a rare set by Suggs from Madness.
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
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.
One of the coolest summer events in East London, this beach-themed party is taking over Cargo to help get you back on the London clubbing scene in style. Head down for a huge lineup of DJs across the afternoon and evening, alongside slick drinks and fun decor.
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.
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.
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.
Whether you fancy topping up your tan while tucking into delicious street food, watching the Euro 2020 with an ice-cold drink in hand or playing retro games all night long, Arcade Monkeyz has got just thing. What's more, the Southwark bar has a sofa area where you can chill with your mates.
The Prince of Wales Brixton will be the place to be this summer, hosting night after night of incredible live events. Expect special parties hosted by the likes of SoulTown, Supa Dupa fly and Horse Meat Disco, with musical bingo and boozy brunches thrown into the mix too.