Head to the roof this July in London for one of the best pop ups in the city. With great views, tasty drinks and fun lawn games to play, it's one of the best venues to check out this summer.
Best Events in July
With so much going on in July, it can be difficult to know just exactly where to start! Sports galore, pop-ups to boot, and al fresco events like no other month - we're big fans of July. So whether you're looking for the best place to catch the sports action or just looking to kick back and enjoy the sun (god damn it it'll stay), we've put together a package of the best parties and events in July in London.
Grab a drink from the on-board bar, get on the top deck of this two-storey boat, and get ready for the ultimate clubbing experience as The Dutch Master sails you past iconic London landmarks while you listen to music on several different channels.
Night Tales' Bohemia Place is the ultimate summer pop-up, not just boasting a sun drenched garden and massive inside space (including nightclub) within a railway arch, but themed bars and food from izakaya style grill, Fat Baby.
From the creators of Beauty and the Feast, and Alice Underground, this night promises to be as epic as previous Darlign and Edge events. The professional set designers are whisking you away to a fairy tale palace for a delicious banquet and grand dance... though not all is as it seems.
Get your fill of the best comedy, circus, burlesque, live music and cabaret at Café de Paris, all while you enjoy the best in food and drinks, creating a wonderfully different night out for you to enjoy.
Step off the streets of West London and into the Wild West, as the King of Moonshiners invites you into the saloon for an old west night, where you'll don cowboy gear, bartenders will shake up your drink, and all the drama will unfold around you.
This summer, get down to Merchant House, where hidden bar The Brig is open for private hire. Complete with a personal bartender, your own choice of music and the chance to mix up your own choice of spirits.
Thought bowls wasn't cool? Think again as this Friday night pop-up makes it the hottest ticket in the city. From bars fully stocked with beer to room for eight mates, Festibowl is making summer all the more fun.
Do summer right this year and get down to the Fulham Beach Club for one of the best events in London this July. Indulge in a little prosecco pong, try your hand at shuffleboard and chow down on some delicious from Jimmy's BBQ Club pop up.
Join this immersive event and you'll be thrust into the centre of an illicit gambling den, where shady characters are on every corner and your team must collect evidence and gather clues in order to crack the case surrounding it.
This July, the Aviary in Finsbury Square is hosting a series of sporty summer takeovers on its stunning rooftop. With trainers from some of London's best studios, including BXR, alongside 50% off breakfast and goodie bags, you won't want to miss this.
Forget everything you think you know about pubs and head to Studio 338, who have created a playground filled with live music, DJs, comedy, arcade and virtual reality, as well as guest hosts, cult pub quizzes and so much more.
The Big London Bake is a fun baking event that's taking inspiration from one of the UK's most popular tv shows. The competition will see amateur bakers from across London battle it out against each other in a set of baking challenges. Do you have what it takes to rise to the top? Or will you crumble under the pressure?
Bringing you some of the best events in London this July, Last Days of Shoreditch's Enchanted Garden will be pumping up the volume with awesome DJs and tasty summer cocktails.
One of London's most famous pop-up cinemas is back for a summer of classic movies in stunning locations. Showing both new titles and classics, the event will be taking over everything from a cemetery through to a lido.
Get a little naughty with nostalgia this July in London as there's a roaring new brunch event on the scene. Not only dosing the crowd on favourite 90s bites and bottomless mimosas, there's set to be DJs, lip-sync battles and plenty more.
This July, one of the best events in London is more arctic than summer. Go-karting gets an upgrade, as Queen's takes ice-karting to a whole new level. Compete with mates or test yourself and finish with some nosh at MEATLiquor.
Get involved in one of London's best events this July, as Hip Hop Brunch takes up residency at a top secret location. Soak up an hour of bottomless cocktails, before a three course lunch hits your table. Finally, belt out some hip hop bangers, or watch as others attempt to rap their way through one of London's most fun brunches.
Whether you fancy yourself a beginner or pro, this ceilidh dancing is sure to be a fun and energetic night out. Get on the dancefloor for some foot stomping and hand clapping as a live band shake things up.
Bringing you some of the best events in July, catch some of the city's most talented musicians as they perform tributes to R&B and Amy Winehouse within the iconic surrounds of XOYO.
Hunt down this ever-changing supper club and you can be dining on four delicious courses of Mexican-inspired, intriguing treats, all while dining in everything from a private house, to a warehouse to a distillery.
Get stuck into the ultimate yoga experience, where you'll get your glitter on at their DIY station before enjoying a one hour yoga session to the tune of amazing disco classics. You'll finish off with a post-class super-food cocktail or mocktail.
One of the best upcoming events in London in July, this stunning new show from the House of Burlesque gang sees Tempest Rose and her talented troupe return to the Underbelly Spiegeltent for more of their unique brand of burlesque.
Work your way towards prizes at this musical take on bingo. Expect dance offs, wacky decorations and a whole lot of singing and dancing at the late night event. With a different theme each month, you can expect your favourite songs, alongside a few surprises.
Prepare to be transported back to the swinging 60s as this immersive supperclub brings you three courses of soul food alongside an hour of bottomless cocktails and a live band who will be performing hits from Diana Ross to The Temptations and more.
From award-winning comedy shows, to themed brunches, life drawing classes and more, The Exhibit is hosting a whole range of activities in London this July.
You've never been to a dinner party like this before. Tuck into a three course spread created by the guys at Burger and Lobster, before DJs take to the decks for a proper party.
Prepare to be plunged into complete darkness, as this whisky tasting is a fully immersive multi-sensory experience, where you will be lead you through a blind tasting of drams and canapes.
A completely unique experience is headed to London and you're invited to see it first hand. Join a chef and experimental psychologist for an evening that will change the way you appreciate food, with projections, sounds, immersion and ten delicious courses.
Prepare to be transported back in time, as this quirky show takes you to post-prohibition New York, for some drama, laughs and gin.
Embrace the summer season with the London BBQ Festival, where you can feast on everything from ribs to seafood cooked in a variety of ways from around the way. There's also beer, cocktails, live music and activities for kids.
One of the best charity events coming up in London in July, learn how to craft some very tasty Vietnamese food and get a free goody bag to boot, while helping to raise money for Curry for Change.
Fest might be new on North London's night life scene but it's certainly not shy. Get into the spirit of Club Tropicana with this series of rooftop parties that will feature an adult ball pit, candy booths, face painting, and some of London's best DJs.
Head to Southbank this summer for one of the best upcoming events in London this July. Join Jimmy Garcia and his BBQ Club for interactive tasting menus, marshmallow melting and DIY grilling.
From immersive magic shows to sexy burlesque performances and iconic movie singalongs, this summer is heating up at FEST Camden. You'll have to see it to believe it!
This immersive event transports you back to the early 20th century, with a dinner menu curated by Masterchef finalists Billy and Jack, alongside cocktails from the Seven Sins platform bar and an entertaining experience.
Prepare to laugh your ass off this July, as the Comedy Carnival hits London - with specially themed Independence Day and Canada Day events, alongside the usual hilarious events.
One of the funnest events in London in July, this amazing Bollywood brunch party is the ultimate outing for anyone looking for bottomless cocktails, Bhangra dance-offs and the best Desi beats.
This summer sees the launch of KERB Camden Lates, where the usual market will be completed by late night music, from DJs like Dig It Sound System and Norman Jay OBE and we're offering readers a unique deal...
Sing your way through summer with Metro Clapham, as their intimate garden setting plays host to screenings of the best musicals, all while you enjoy a drink, a hotdog and popcorn.
You want to hang out in the sun but you also want to party all night? You've got the Prince of Wales for that, hosting the hottest nights out, attracting amazing DJs, and playing it all out over their club and rooftop space.
Serving up some seriously hearty Scottish fare, this gorgeous Fitzrovia restaurant is also a top spot for bottomless boozing of a weekend as they serve up unlimited fizz and cocktails for just £21.
One of the best upcoming events in July, this cool drinks tasting and making class will guide you through the ways and means of making gin, and even give you the chance to make your very own using Half Hitch's ultra-modern still.
This July in London, be taken back to the Golden Age days of live jazz, late night debauchery, bathtub gin and flappers. The Candlelight Club are in town and they're set to host a series of glamorous soirees where you'll be dancing, drinking and getting merry as if it were the 1920s.
This summer, you can enjoy all the fun of Brockwell Lido after dark - featuring moonlit swimming, a wood-fired aromatherapy sauna, and most importantly all the cocktails, music and street food you can imagine.
One of the best events in London in July, this intriguing immersive theatre event puts you in the driving seat of war time politics. Along with just a select group of others it's up to you to help shape the course of history, and save the country from imminent invasion.
Whether it's whisky, rum or gin you're after, you can learn all about your favourite spirit at Reverend JW Simpson's cocktail masterclasses. Soak up samples and sip on cocktails before trying your hand at shaking up some of your own.
This bottomless brunch begins with an epic power hour of Voga to a live DJ, before soaking up cocktails and Latino food. For just £35 per person, you can get this fitness and brunch combo, complete with drinks included.
From ABBA to Donna Summer, this new brunch event is bringing you the best in disco beats and brunch partying. Taking place in a secret location, Disco Brunch is putting on a show-stopping afternoon of bottomless cocktails, brunch food and all the disco your heart desires.
Chef David Swann has pulled out all the stops at this supperclub to ensure an unforgettable night of indulgent fine dining. Our taste buds are already tingling at the thought of canapes and champagne on arrival followed by a seven course menu tasting menu.
Bringing you some of the best daytime events in London in July, the Reggae Brunch has you covered for cocktails, tasty food, all day dancing some of the best vibes in town.
You want live music in one of the coolest bars in town? Head to Kansas Smitty's for just that, where they'll be serving great tunes, delicious beer and wonderful cocktails in equal measure.
Sail along through the canals starting at Number 90 Bar and ending at Granary Square on this wonderful barge tour, where you can see Hackney Wick in all its glory while sipping on delicious Wood's cocktails.
Get ready for the ultimate afrobeat brunch, where you can feast on three delicious courses of African food, an hour of bottomless cocktails, and top afrobeat talent providing the soundtrack.
Bringing you some of the most exciting comedians on the circuit, this great London comedy festival is a must-visit for those looking to get their giggle on this month.
Gin fanatics are in for a treat with this one: you'll taste your way through seven delicious cocktails, as you discover the history and exactly why gin and cocktails have been the perfect pair for so long.
Gourmet Cinema is bringing you classic movies in an extra special setting. Taking place at Malmaison Hotel, the evenings include an edible ticket, glass of bubbles, gourmet snacks and a comfy armchair to sit back and watch the action.
Spend a summer night in Abney Park to watch a unique performance of The Wizard of Oz this July. Follow along as you immerse yourself in the journey as Dorothy and her friends try to find her way back to Kansas and avoid the Wicked Witch of the West.
Bringing some of the country's finest escape rooms to your favourite local boozers, Handmade Mysteries are back to bring you some of the best events in London in July. Get ready for wacky clues, tests and brain teasers at one of these cool and quirky immersive experiences.
This July, enjoy a wonderful sustainable seafood feast prepared by the Dinner Ladies, where you can feast on five delicious courses with an Asian twist, along with a welcome cocktail and oysters.
Bringing you some of the best burlesque, cabaret and comedy nights in July, this quirky London restaurant is a top spot to take in a show and enjoy delicious dim sum and refreshing cocktails.
Grab your friends and get down to this immersive experience, where the aim of the game is to crack the codes and uncover the mystery that lies ahead.
Try something different this July with London Cabaret Club, who not only host excellent live cabaret shows with original choreography, West End stars and set around a British theme, they also supply some delicious dinners.
From Hip-Hop all-dayers to East London blow outs, Pitch Stratford is the place to party this summer. Head to this al fresco hub of drinking, dining and chilling out for the ultimate July holiday.
Flight Club isn't just a cool place to hang out and play darts, their summer brunch socials are taking it to the next level, with palm trees, an epic summer playlist, Pina Colada cocktails, prosecco, bottomless pizza and Social Darts to boot.
Offering some very tasty events, this gorgeous Heddon Street restaurant is a one-stop shop for 11-course Chef's Table nights and stunning cocktail clubs.
The ultimate escape-room experiences for adrenaline junkies, Aim Escape offers missions fraught with tricky clues, hellish puzzles and the chance to save the world and yourselves from deadly dangers.
One of the best events coming up in July, this stunning immersive event promises scandal, intrigue and cocktails as The Great Gatsby is brought to life before your very eyes.
Dance, drink and sing your heart out as The Old Queen's Head brings back it' karaoke extravaganza. Get ready for some...ahem...memorable performances, along with free shots, prizes and the biggest tunes in London.