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. 

Last updated on 24th September 2021

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

646 user reviews 4

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.

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.

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

251 user reviews 5

Searching for the best things to do in London this July? Blingo have got an action-packed evening of RnB bangers and hilarious bingo to keep you entertained. Join you host Grandma Flash for a night that'll have you batting it out against other teams over lip sync battles and dance offs.

This July, take a trip into the seedy underworld of the criminal system at London's only prison-inspired cocktail experience. Hidden behind unassuming shutters along Brick Lane and in Covent Garden, Alcotraz will task you to sneak in contraband spirits past guards and prying inmates. 

The 90's Brunch

219 user reviews 3

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. 

Ricco Lounge Events

5 user reviews 5

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Friday 22nd October 2021

For a truly out of this world experience, head down to this all-new immersive 5D experience. Set to a soundtrack of Jeff Wayne's musical version of The War of The Worlds, the event will see you taking on a martian invasion, with real actors, VR tech and incredible effects bringing the action to life.

  The Candlelight Club

355 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 29th October 2021

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.

Flight Club

502 user reviews 5

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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3580 user reviews 4

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.

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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.

  The Murdér Express

1019 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Tuesday 19th October 2021

Enjoy a fabulous four-course meal created by a MasterChef finalist and get your theatre fix with a night at The Murdér Express. An immersive dining experience, this event will have you and your dinner date sitting within a vintage train carriage as various characters appear and ensuing drama unfolds...


108 user reviews 4

Thought this season couldn't sizzle anymore? Head over to the King's Head Members Club where the Gin-House Burlesque ladies will be in residence to bring you a dazzling showcase of cabaret, comedy and vaudeville delights.

@ Balls Brothers- Austin Friars on Saturday 23rd October 2021 and 60 other Saturdays

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. 

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

What do you get when you combine speed boats with London Cocktail Club? Thames Rockets are the ultimate river experience. Not only will you be supplied with a tasty snifter, but this exhilarating speedboat ride will give you enviable views of the city's iconic skyline.

between the bridges

130 user reviews 4

End your month on a high with evenings of fun-filled antics at Between The Bridge's drag brunches, crazy golf course and DJ nights. With a lineup includes Gilles Peterson, Guilty Pleasures, Erol Alkan and Lost In Disco (just to name a few), you'll want to book a table ASAP.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

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.

Bashment Brunch

52 user reviews 4

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.

The Reggae Brunch

1700 user reviews 4

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.

Urban Missions

64 user reviews 4

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.

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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.

Hyper Reality

95 user reviews 5

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.

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.


240 user reviews 4

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.

Queen of Hoxton

26 user reviews 4

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.

@ Brewery & Visitor Center on Various dates from Friday 22nd October 2021

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.

Garage Brunch

621 user reviews 4

Gagging for a day of drinking and dancing in the sunshine? Head to Brixton Courtyard, where Garage Brunch is hosting a series of epic alfresco events. Expect unlimited cocktails, tasty food and epic DJs, all with social-distancing in mind throughout.

Truman's Social Club

117 user reviews 4

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. 

A night of

104 user reviews 4

Catch the city's most talented musicians as they perform a range of live sets and tribute shows at Jazz Cafe. With everything from Whitney-fuelled evenings to nights devoted to reggae, this series is bound to have something to please everyone.

This July, treat yourself to an afternoon of disco dancing to vintage hits, courtesy of Disco Brunch. You'll get to enjoy unlimited cocktails, a delicious two-course meal and entertainment in then form of incredible live performances.

Dabbers Bingo

107 user reviews 4

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.

Old Skl Brunch

98 user reviews 5

This July, Old Skl Brunch is set to make your summer sizzle. Bringing you a weekend filled with 90s hits, fancy dress and lip syn battles alongside free-flowing drinks and mouthwatering brunch dishes, this is one for your post-lockdown calendar.

Backyard Comedy Club

36 user reviews 4

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.

The Doctor's Orders

5 user reviews 3

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.