August Bank Holiday London Events 2016

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 late night drinking and dancing to chilled one-off events, we've got everything covered. So sit back, relax and have a browse of the best Bank Holiday Weekend Events in London.

Last updated on 25th August 2016

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1 events @ with 4 upcoming dates from 02 Sep 2016 until 17 Sep 2016

Picture sitting in a bright white deck chair, sipping a delectable cocktail and surrounded by amazing flowers and colourful bushes. We'll now you can experience it all without evening leaving Central London, thanks to the team behind the Garden Variety. With Da Ja Chicken feeding the hungry audience, Sweetdram, The Department of Good Cheer and the East London Liquor Company will be using a range of seasonal, garden-themed ingredients to serve up an array of intriguing concoctions. Perfect for soaking up what's left of the summer, this bank holiday event in London will prove to be truly unforgettable. 

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Sunday Night Standup

3 user reviews
@ Top Secret Comedy Club on Every Sunday

Hunker down for some of the best laughs in the business at some of the best prices in the city as Sunday Night Standup takes to the Top Secret Comedy Club stage for a fun-filled roster of comedians and hilarious, stand-up names.

Comedy, Date Night
Commercial/Pop
Covent Garden
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Night Tales Hackney Wick

28 user reviews
@ Night Tales Hackney Wick on Sunday 4 September 2016

The bank holiday was made for eating hearty and drinking plenty, so why not head on over to one of the best summer pop-ups of the year as they're promising a line-up of both. From street food stalls and creative spaces to bars by the bucket load, this is your bank holiday weekend covered.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Daytime, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Pop-Up
House Music
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Bird & Bubbles Brunch

1 user reviews
@ Ma' Plucker on Various dates

It's bank holiday and you're looking peckish, so why not head on down to one of the most fun bottomless brunches in the city. Join Ma Plucker not only for bottomless drinks, there's delicious and irresistible food in the shape of whole chickens and Ma's mini doughnuts. 

Daytime, Food & Drink, Hen Party, Something A Little Different
Background Music
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Cocktail Cruise

38 user reviews
@ Alfred Le Roy on Various dates

By no means mediocre and one of the most unique ways to kick off the bank holiday weekend, join Cocktail Cruise as you not only board a charming barge for the afternoon, you get to indulge in the some of the best cocktails in the business as you make your way down the Hackney canal. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Boat Party, Daytime, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Background Music
Hackney
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Notting Hill Carnival

11 user reviews

The August Bank Holiday weekend wouldn't be complete without one of the world's best street festivals. The Notting Hill Carnival hits London's streets this weekend amid a plume of feathers, colours and noise. If you're at the carnival itself, make sure you hit some of the Sound System stages - but if you're planning on celebrating elsewhere, there are a whole host of bars, pubs, clubs and events to keep you and your friends buzzing all weekend!

Happily Affordable ££
Queen's Park

Some say you shouldn't be allowed around darts, that you're dangerous; but we think they're wrong, and you more than fit the bill for this fun bank holiday event in London. Join Flight Club as their Brunch Social not only promises a round at the board, there's food, prosecco and more.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Hen Party
Alternative / Indie
Shoreditch
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