Best Events in July
The sun's in the sky, the city is sizzling and it feels like everyone's in a good mood. And it seems London is too, with rooftop parties, cocktail festivals, canal cruises and summertime pop-ups all on hand to help you make the most of it. So, whether you're after somewhere for a midnight dance or just looking to kick back and enjoy the balmy weather, you'll find them all here in our package of the best events in July.
There's no better way to make the most of the summer sunshine than with a day of drinks in a stunning Georgian garden. Over at Cocktails in the City, you can enjoy all that, as well as live music, street food, mixology classes and so much more.
Step off the streets of East London and into the Wild West with Moonshine Saloon's immersive event. Don your cowboy gear and prepare for a night of liquor smuggling, card games and potent drinks made by some of the greatest bartenders around.
Get involved in one of London's best events this July, as Hip Hop Brunch takes up residency at a top secret location. Enjoy an hour of bottomless tipples before belting out some bangers or watching as others attempt to rap their way through.
Head to Hackney's Bohemia Place where a Breaking Bad-inspired RV awaits. Step inside your motorhome away from home and mix up your very own molecular libations at this wacky and fully-immersive masterclass.
Prince of Wales will be injecting some much-needed rooftop fun into summer 2021 with their roster of alfresco events. Dance under the stars as DJs from the likes of Supa Dupa Fly, R'B'N Brunch and Soultown take to the decks.
An exciting cocktail experience in the city, The Bletchley is a boozy WW2-inspired event bringing you puzzles and cryptic drinks. Solve your way around the bunker and decipher the enigma to earn yourself bespoke concoctions.
26 Leake Street will be celebrating all things Motown this summer with their exclusive soul supper event. Tickets include two-course of mouthwatering cuisine along with a glass of fizz and live entertainment from some of London's most talented musicians.
Is it even summer if you're not soaking up the sun on a gorgeous rooftop? Located in Tobacco Dock, Skylight is a stunning spot offering views, brews and a number of outdoor games to keep you amused, including petanque and croquette.
It might not come straight to mind when you're thinking of the best things to do in July, but Camden Town Brewery's tour is a great shout for beer lovers. You'll learn a few fun facts, get a look at how your pints are made and even get to enjoy some of the freshest sips.
Aeronaut are serving up a whole range of fun things to do in London this July. The Acton bar, restaurant and entertainment destination are hosting weekly quiz nights alongside raucous bottomless brunches that are sure to have you coming back for more.
Looking for some of the best things to do in July? Thankfully, Dabbers is back and they're set to be bigger and better than ever come the summertime. Join them at their Houndsditch HQ for bottomless brunches and unique nights out this month.
Underbelly Festival is back yet again, bringing with its a range of exciting acts, performances and shows. Not only can you catch an aerialist whizzing through the air, but also have an absolute laugh at the hands of a stand-up star, or just simply enjoy alfresco food and drink.
The Phoenix are behind some of West London's best events this July. The Shepherd's Bush cocktail bar and street food venue are welcoming a range of DJs, comedians, live musicians and quiz masters to their garden terrace for a summer of fun evenings.
Check out Gigi's Bar this summer where the infamous 'Great British Brunch Off' comedy show will have you snorting espresso martinis out your nose. Join your drag-tastic host Ginger Phlappage for an afternoon of ludicrous activities including Take It To The Runway and The Wheel of Certain Misfortune.
One of the most iconic locations in London, Sky Garden is packed with events in July. Whether you fancy a live music night complete with drinks or an early morning yoga session, the venue promises a cracking time in a lush setting.
Thames Lates is the cool speedboat experience that hurtles you down the famous river, where you can soak up the sights of London's landmarks and the summer dusk sunshine. All the while? You'll enjoy seasonal sips, hilarious commentary and a killer soundtrack.
July plans? Sorted. Head along to Musical Bingo's 15th Birthday it's July for its main event. Located at Between The Bridges in Southbank, there's going to be a boatload of fun activities. Expect signature games, alongside flowing bevvies and some hidden surprises.
With plenty of locations in London, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz are giving you something to sing about. With over 100 killer tunes, fun games and delish drinks, it's a great shout for team-building events and solo activities.
Looking for cool things to do in East London this July? Hyper Reality is back and they're bringing you an epic access all areas experience. Join them for two hours of unlimited gameplay across three themed areas.
Come rain or shine, nothing beats a fresh pint... and that's where Meantime Brewing Company comes in. Check out their awesome brewery a short walk from North Greenwich tube station for some cool boozy events from tastings to tours.
Looking for the top things to do this July in London? Impossible Things Entertainment have got you covered with their epic The Greatest Showman themed brunch event. Taking place in Aeronaut's quirky outdoor terrace, the party pros will also be treating you to two hours of bottomless mimosas.
If you're looking for fun things to do this July in London, head on over to Queen of Hoxton where a jam-packed roster of amazing events is waiting to be discovered. From rooftop tipples to underground partying, this place really does cover all bases.
To spice things up this July, look no further than going for bottomless brunch or a few games of multi-sensory bingo at Hijingo. Inspired by Tokyo Nights, this cool venue gives you the chance to win plenty of prizes while tucking into street food and killer cocktails.
This summer, Party N Paint is taking over Duo London for a few nights of arty, boozy fun. You'll get to paint a masterpiece to the sounds of DJs playing 90s club classics while you enjoy cocktails, prosecco and shots.
Need July plans? Now you got 'em with London Bar Bus. Expect to explore the breathtaking city and admire the gorgeous landmarks, including the London Eye and Trafalgar Square. To top it off? You can sip on bespoke bevvies on the rooftop space.
Looking for ways to celebrate the return of clubbing this July? Head to an event hosted by The Doctor's Orders, where you'll find the biggest hits in hip-hop and RnB. Coming to venues across London with boozy brunches, epic nights out and boat parties, they're well worth checking out.
Need July plans? Now you got 'em with Dusk at Pergola Paraíso in Pergola Paddington. This awesome event will be home to incredible DJs, live percussion alongside plenty of tasty thirst-quenching drinks and good vibes.
Indulge in a dining experience like no other at hotspot Aquavit. Two incredible chefs (one of which boasts two Michelin Stars) will be taking over the kitchen to rustle you up an impeccable seven-course tasting menu that'll showcase the best of the restaurant's London and New York outposts.
If you're after fun events in July, then Plonk Crazy Golf has got you covered. With venues spanning from Borough Market to Camden, there are plenty of spots to compete with pals or for that awesome date night. Expect courses with 100% up-cycled materials and flowing bevvies.
Searching for fun summer events during July? Head to The Exhibit in Balham for an epic lineup - we're talking life drawing classes with a professional artist, horror movie screenings and naked brunches. Need we say more?
Make the most of the sunshine by heading along to The Hackney's Socials events. In collaboration with Black Eats LDN, they're hosting an exciting black-owned market. On top of that, there will be plant-based socials, late-night music events and so much more.
This July, indulge in the ultimate throwback event in London - we're talking acid-wash denim, Jason Donovan hits and mullets galore. The 90's Brunch will be keeping you on your toes with its free-flowing fizz, party games and vast array of nostalgic-themed entertainment.
Searching for fun summer events in London? Boasting multiple themed happenings, Neverland has plenty to offer this month, from delicious bottomless brunches to epic beach parties and Miami Vice soirees.
One of the best art classes in London this July, this unusual life-drawing session is turning out the lights and letting you draw in UV. Whether you're logging on to their virtual events or pitching up for a socially distant drawing session, this quirky offering is set to unleash you creativity this month.
This season, Old Skl Brunch is set to make your summer sizzle. Bringing you a weekend filled with 90s hits, fancy dress and lip sync battles alongside free-flowing drinks and mouthwatering brunch dishes, this is one for your calendar.
As the weather is getting hotter, expect London's entertainment scene to be too. Make your way to Proud Cabaret City for Mumbai Masala, a fabulous immersive Bollywood dining experience. Not only will there be an amazing live show, there will also be a mouthwatering meal to delve into.
House of Beauvoir and House of Valhalla are coming in hot with burlesque and live music in July. You can expect amazing performances from award-winning showgirls Beatrix Valhalla and Belle de Beauvoir, as well as a fab host, jazz performer Oriana Curls.
Trade in trips to the pub for a quirky night of escape room fun and wacky, futuristic cocktails at The Grid. An immersive event in Southwark, this gem will see you sneaking around an evil AI corp's HQ as you work to stop their plans for global domination.
Shake and shimmy your way through July with Supa Dupa Fly's fun and raucous RnB brunch events. What to expect? Two tasty courses, three delicious cocktails or fizz and incredible DJ sets playing all the latest and best hip hop beats.
Do something a little different this summer and challenge your friends at this award-winning baking experience. Unleash your competitive cooking streak, with a 90 minute window to whip up the perfect bake using ingredients, tools and tips provided to avoid any kitchen distasters.
Remember when Marie Kondo spoke about sparking joy? Ballie Ballerson listened. One of the most unique experiences in the city, the big kids playground in Shoreditch is the ultimate spot to indulge in fruity cocktails whilst dipping in and out of London's largest ball-pit.
Summer, summer, summertime... Is there anything better to do in the warmer months than hop aboard a party boat? This wicked knees-up from Silent Sounds is gonna be absolutely poppin'. Bag yourself a ticket to enjoy a brilliant silent disco and stunning views.
West End Musical Brunch is adding a little razzle-dazzle to your Saturday. Starting with an hour of unlimited drinks and a two-course meal, the theatreland lovers will treat you to five hours of your favourite numbers performed by stars from the industry.
Every Friday in July, you can head to Covent Garden Comedy Club to see three or four of the best comedians on the international circuit, including TV stars like Rob Beckett. Better yet, you'll get a cool compere to boot at the Drury Lane hangout.
Looking for fun events in July? Head down to Brockley where the Rivoli Ballroom is bringing you a quirky lineup of classic movies throughout the month. Join them for screenings inside one of the grandest movie rooms in the city.
Looking for incredible July events in London? Kitchen Theory's chef's table supper club is back at a new High Barnet location to bring you evening dedicated to multisensory feasting and outstanding feats of culinary skill.
Live jazz and soul performances, weekend cabaret shows, Wednesday movie nights... the list of events taking place throughout July at Ricco Lounge are as diverse as they are fun. Meet your mates or date at this basement bar and enjoy an evening of entertainment in a sultry setting.
When it comes to darts, Flight Club are connoisseurs at bringing the party. Rally your mates for their Brunch Social and spend your weekend scoring bullseyes whilst dancing to a summer playlist, swigging from bottles of prosecco and nibbling on bottomless pizza.
Looking for fun things to do this July in London? Head over to Vauxhall where this epic outdoor pop-up is playing host to a whole range of cool events, including an epic drag show from the one and only Juno Birch.
To spice up your July events in London with a trip to an immersive experience, look no further than this one themed around Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds. You'll be plunged right into the plot of this great sci-fi tale thanks to live actors and incredible 5D effects.
Looking for the best things to do around London in July? If you're a lover of freshly-poured pints, then Meantime Brewing Company has just the thing. The hoppy pros are treating you to a tour of their Greenwich factory, showing you all the processes from mash tun to finished product, and treating you to few sips along the way.
Looking for the best events in London this summer? Keep the Carnival vibes going with Bashment Brunch. Their bottomless events take place across the city, with flowing rum punch, Caribbean eats and a banging playlist of dancehall, soca and reggae tunes.
Stunning views? Delicious cocktails? Top-quality tunes? Count us in. The Weekend Warmup is a rooftop day party at the top of The Shard which is gonna be one of the highlights of the summer. Head on over for a fun daytime event in London.
Searching for fun events in July? We've got just the act - Shakespeare in the Gardens. Enjoy One Bar's version of The Taming of the Shrew or check out The Comedy Errors to see a hilarious set of actors perform multiple parts of the play.
This July, celebrate seeing your mates again at London's premier dedicated Prosecco bar. Prosecco House is a top Tower Bridge bar with over 28 premium different varieties of the hugely popular sparkling wine from far and wide, perfect for raising a glass to reuniting with pals.
Hungry Heart is heading to Signature Brew Blackhorse Road on the 3rd of July for this Bruce Springsteen Independence Day party. What to expect? A rollicking daytime shindig where you can boogie along to the iconic artist's hits while sipping craft beers.
Grab five of your closest comrades for Urban Missions, a thrilling immersive outdoor game around London. Add a dash of adrenaline to your July in London by racing against the clock to solve problems, decoding riddles and averting crisis.
Bask in the sunshine on Southbank this July, thanks to cabana tables and riverside views at Jimmy's BBQ Club. Here, you'll whip up a 6-course meal using fire cooking techniques, with the help of Aaron Middleton. Better yet, there are plenty of tasty sides and wine pairings to accompany.
Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes have got you covered for weekend plans this July. The party playground is kicking thinkgs off on Friday with a night of DJ sets alongside free bowling and karaoke before taking things up a gear on Saturday where they'll be joined by Supa Dupa Fly for an all-out R&B bash.
Taste Of The Caribbean Food & Drink Festival is offering a brilliant day of food, drink, music and shopping. Taking place in Beckenham, this full-day fiesta will showcase vendors championing the flavours of Tobago, Jamaica and more, as well as a Bob Marley cover act and a steel pan band.
The Sunset Steam Express is a train dining experience that will see you chowing down on a sumptuous three-course meal, all while watching the rolling Surrey Hills go by. Think tucking into the likes of Eton mess, veggie Wellington and succulent chicken in a creamy tarragon sauce.
If you're after something a little different then look no further than Agency Unknown. The party pros are adding a comedy element to your night out with a number of brilliantly bizarre events that'll see you competitively twerking, lip-syncing and letting your hair down.
The much-loved Love Pub + Grub - Summer 2022 is back at Site 5 in Wapping for some fun-filled antics. Expect non-stop tunes on their glorious rooftop space, giant games to be won, alongside a boot-load of refreshing bevvies.
Truman's Social Club is a large beer garden with street food and craft beer, designed with the latest social distancing guidelines in mind. Over time, the Walthamstow site hopes to expand to include an on-site brewery, taproom, market, live music space, artist studios, and become one of the area's best bars.
Spice things up this July with a trip to a weird and wacky immersive experience. Combining interactive theatre with a comedy escape room, The Hunt for The Smoking Caterpillar takes you down the rabbit hole into an alternative Wonderland.
Backyard Comedy Club is adding some lols to your July as it joins forces with some of the best up-and-comers and well-known names in the industry to bring you a barrel of hilarious nights. Alongside regular Thursday and Friday shows, there'll also be a special event with Sara Pascoe.
Back for another season of sunshine antics, The Montague On The Gardens Beach Bar is knocking up summer-ready sips, barbecue plates and a tonne of excellent activities. Pop on your shades, top up the lotion and take a trip to Holborn for an inner-city getaway.
Bringing you some of the best events in London in July, The Reggae Brunch has you covered for cocktails, food and epic tunes. Beginning with an hour of bottomless rum punch and a three-course Caribbean meal, the party will soon move to the dancefloor where a DJ will be spinning some of the freshest tracks.
One of the quirkiest events in London, The Greatest Brunch takes place in a secret location and features free-flowing fizz, 2 scrumptious courses and 5 glorious hours of musical theatre. Plus, there will be immersive characters and live performances to keep you constantly on your toes.
Keep things interesting this July in London by taking on one of the city's most thrilling immersive experiences. The Perfect Crime will have you dodging lasers, cracking into security systems and disabling alarms with your squad as you attempt to pull of the heist of the century.
Head over to Kachette this month where KIKI is bag with more drag and cabaret delights. Catch some talented queens doing the most to keep you entertained, including lip-syncs, live dancers and death drops.
The Brixton Courtyard is a socially distant outdoor experience and a totally new way to party in London. Head here to revel in three areas designed for socialising in a Covid-safe setting with world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and some of the city's top street food traders.
Bringing a night of 20s speakeasy-themed fun to a secret location in London, The Candlelight Club is, without doubt, serving up some fo the best things t odo in July. Get on your glad rags and head back in time where cabaret acts, a fortune teller and fabulous libations will be waiting.
If you're looking for fun things to do this July in Central London, Leicester Square Theatre's stage will be graced by Sh!t-faced Shakespeare. What to expect? A hilarious depiction of Romeo and Juliet; expect foul language and... even a little nudity.
One of the best things to do this July in London, Half Hitch micro-distillery are inviting you into their gin school where you'll be shown how to infuse your very own bottle of the stuff, with ingredients of your choosing.
Get in the summer mood and head to The Art of Spritz Masterclass for one boozy affair. While learning about the drink's history, you'll get to experiment with flavours and create two of your own cocktails. Talk about channeling your inner bartender, right?
The Rosemary Branch Theatre is here to upgrade your boring ol' July plans. Head along to this Shepperton Road venue for a cool lineup of shows, spanning from comedy nights to plays in the award-winning upstairs function room. Hungry? They have a crackin' menu for that.
Trapeze Bar has a lineup of fun-packed events for July. Whether it's bottomless Thursdays with free-flowing cocktails and unlimited wings for 90 minutes or a 90s-themed bottomless brunch touting top-notch tunes, this Great Eastern Street spot won't fail to impress.