August Bank Holiday London Events

A much needed three-day weekend is on the horizon, so have you sorted your plans yet? We're here to nudge you in the right direction with this choice of fantastic bank holiday events and parties. We've been out searching the city for the very best happenings; from unique cocktail pop-ups to waterside experiences that make the most of the weather (here's hoping), we've got everything covered. So sit back, relax and have a browse of the best things to do this August bank holiday in London

Last updated on 21st February 2020




You can always count on Cargo in Shoreditch to throw a good party and that's no different come August bank holiday. The multi-roomed venue is keeping things fresh all three days of the weekend, with top DJs and themed parties keeping you going til Tuesday.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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Known for combining amazing food with a party atmosphere, the Hip Hop Brunch team are taking over this August Bank Holiday in London. Guests will first be treated to 3 courses of 'Dirty South' food, before enjoying fun rounds of Hip Hip karaoke and all your favourite urban acts. Certain to leave you full of booze, with a stomach that feels like it's about to burst and a great beat in your head, there are few better ways to spend a bank holiday weekend in London.

Inspired by America's most infamous prison, Alcotraz is London's first fully immersive theatrical cocktail bar. Don an orange jumpsuit, smuggle in your liquor of choice and prepare for some delicious bespoke cocktail creations.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Wednesday 5th August 2020 and 4 other dates

Head over to Leadenhall where this War of the Worlds experience is taking over The Old Metal Exchange for a unique, high-tech and totally interactive walk through the classic tale of Martian invasion. One of the year's best immersive events, it's an eye-opening take on an iconic story.

The 90's Brunch

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Celebrate the long weekend with an epic party courtesy of The 90s Brunch. Armed with a soundtrack of nostalgic hits, unlimited drinks and delicious brunch eats, these guys are on-hand to give you the the ultimate throwback. 

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From pizza and prosecco brunches, to Friends-themed nights and even Sunday session club events, DUO has a jam-packed schedule of bank holiday activities to keep you going from morning 'til night.