Head to The Old Metal Exchange this month where you'll be able to experience HG Wells' world like never before. Immerse yourself in The War of the Worlds through virtual and augmented reality, holograms and other cutting edge experiential technologies.
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 this balmy month. 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.
London's quirkiest immersive dining event is back with an all-new story and a new menu. Be transported to the 1930's while dining on stunning eats form MasterChef's Laurence Henry, as a tale of murder unravels around you on an epic voyage to remember on the Murder Express's latest offering, Jewel of the Empire.
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.
Remember when Marie Kondo spoke about sparking joy? Ballie Ballerson listened. One of the most unique experiences in the city, head over to either Shoreditch or Soho for fun cocktails alongside London's biggest ball-pit experience.
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.
Fulham Beach is back, bringing a little slice of paradise to the River Thames. Indulge in a tropical night adventure with a plethora of activities and events to explore, from jungle-themed mini golf to bottomless brunch and classic movie screenings.
With screenings from Hampton Court to Tooting Bec, this unique series of outdoor film nights will be taking London by storm this summer, showing everything from The Favourite to Monty Python.
Back with their fully interactive menu of barbecued delights, Jimmy's BBQ Club is returning to the South Bank to heat up your summer eating with the ultimate gourmet cook out.
Head to Hackney's Bohemia Place where your Breaking Bad-inspired RV awaits. Step inside your motorhome away from home and mix up your very own molecular cocktails at this unique and fully-immersive masterclass.
One of the most exciting cocktail experiences in the city, The Bletchley brings you puzzles and personalised drinks. Solve your way around the bunker and earn yourself some cryptic concoctions.
Ever dreamed of spending your summer night reclined on a boat, cocktail in hand? Well, you can recreate that from as little as £10 on the Alfred Le Roy. Offering quirky cocktail nights and affordable mini cruises, this humble canal boat offers plenty of bang for your buck.
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.
It's not summer unless you're snapped soaking up some rooftop rays, so head to Skylight where this stunning pop up is offering views, booze and fun outdoor games all season.
We've joined forces with Thames Rockets and London Cocktail Club to bring you the ultimate river experience. Not only will you be supplied with a mouthwatering cocktail, but this speedy summer speedboat ride will give you enviable views of London's iconic skyline.
Stretch out your sea legs and hop abroad a unique rum cruise this July. You'll jet off from Camden Road before gliding through our gorgeous city, fuelled by Cornish rum cocktails and maverick spirit, in a group of up to 12 landlubbers.
Midnight Apothecary is back with even more cocktails and campfire antics to be had. Brighten up your summer nights with the finest food and drink from London's culinary talent, brewers and cocktail makers as you recline on the beautiful rooftop garden with the occasional visit from local wildlife.
Head to a secret West End location where this unique brunch will be kicking off with an hour of bottomless booze, two courses of delicious food and five hours of your favourite musical numbers performed by real West End stars.
Head down to the river where the Tattershall Castle plays host to some of the comedy circuit's most established acts and freshest talents every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. And if you do find yourself down there on a weekend you'll be lucky enough to get access to their club night that brings the biggest floor-fillers and souped-up pop songs.
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.
From workshops to wino pub quizzes, Bedales Wines have got you sorted for bottle-based activities this month as they roll out a series of great events that are guaranteed to keep your mind off the heat.
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.
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.
Prepare to be transported all the way to NYC as this legendary West End hangout brings you a Studio 54-themed party. Think live performances, themed cocktails, multi-course dining and enough disco balls to get you all glittered up.
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.
Your time has come to prove your sleuthing skills - head to the Neosight HQ and have a go at stopping them from achieving world domination at this unique cocktail experience.
Back for another season of sunshine antics, The Montague On The Gardens Beach Bar is bringing summer-ready cocktails and tasty barbecue plates and loads of excellent activities to get involved with from bottomless beach to a quirky photo booth.
A Door In A Wall are back with a new opportunity for budding detective to flex their puzzle-solving muscles. This time, The Castle Farringdon will be hosting an illicit gambling den, with double-dealing and death on the cards, can you crack the case?
One of July's best brunch parties, the Old School R&B Brunch is bringing you the biggest hits of yesteryear, with the added bonus of a delicious two course meal and a whole hour of unlimited punch to really get those vibes flowing.
Whether you're itching to learn all about Sauvelle Vodka, looking to celebrate National Daiquiri Day with Santa Teresa Rums or get your tequila on with Patrón, Reverend JW Simpson has got a variety of cocktail masterclasses on the cards this June.
Head to the Insta-worthy Magnum Pleasure Store this July for the chance to dip and decorate your very own ice cream, sip on mouthwatering mocktails and learn all about the iconic dessert. What more could you want?
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.
With a soundtrack of the very best in Bashment, Soca, Reggaeton, Afro Beats, Dancehall and some epic anthems, this all-day brunch marathon also brings you tasty food and bottomless cocktails.
Set sail this summer, and explore the Olympic Park canal network. You'll get to sip on four bespoke gin mixes accompanied by a short history lesson on each, all served in custom gin glasses that are available to be kept as a souvenir, it's an essential voyage for gin-lovers.
Hidden behind unassuming shutters on Brick Lane and in Covent Garden, Alcotraz is duo of hidden immersive cocktail experience that promises to be the ultimate summer night out. This July, step out of your comfort zone and enter London's only prison- inspired cocktail bars.
Expect dance offs, wacky decorations and a whole lot of singing and dancing at this series. With different themes each month, you can expect a quirky night from Musical Bingo to Gospeloke.
Think you know laser quest? Think again because Laser Tag Nights are shaking things up with themed events; from Star Wars to old school 90s and beyond. Expect themed music, an impressive maze and the chance to win big.
Summer is in full swing, so transport yourself to a blissful tropical hideaway at Camden's York & Albany. You'll get that feelgood summer sensation as you guzzle fruity cocktails and graze on fiery Caribbean eats under the sun.
Head down to Old Street this summer where Bounce will be celebrating all things Spice Girls with a unique series of girl power brunches complete with big 90's tunes, pizza, prosecco and ping pong.
Head to Beach Blanket Babylon this summer where the infamous 'Great British Brunch Off' is taking over every Saturday with a comedy gameshow designed to have you snorting espresso martinis out your nose. Join your host Ginger Phlappage as she guides you through round after round of ludicrous activities including Take It To The Runway and The Wheel of Certain Misfortune.
Join chef extraordinaire Mark Hix this month as he hosts a series of exclusive masterclasses at his Hixter restaurant in London Bridge. Learn the ins-and-outs of the perfect carving technique and some top-notch knife skills, alongside an additional cocktail masterclass upon arrival, and a dinner of carved meats, seasonal veg and fine wines.
This summer, Pop Up Screens are taking over parks across the city, showing classic cult flicks and epic blockbuster hits under the stars. From Get Out to The Greatest Showman, Dirty Dancing to Jurassic Park, there's something for everyone.
Albion & East are here for London's gin-lovers, giving you the chance to blend your own creations, whip up your own cocktails and more at their venues across London. So, if you're looking for a quirky hen activity, fun birthday present or you just wanna treat yo' self this July, check them out.
If you're over the rooftop sunning and beer garden imbibing, get down to Blingo for something a little different this summer. Bringing you a series of events, this alternative bingo party merges the usual game with hip-hop grannies, dance-offs, prizes and more.
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.
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.
Head over to The Prince of Wales this July and you'll find some of Brixton's most bodacious get-togethers. From a sky-high disco to partying with Norman Jay MBE, this South London rooftop is set to become your ultimate summer destination.
Back as a permanent fixture, the London Shuffle Club returns to Shoreditch with pizzas, beers and cocktails for one of the best things to do in London in July.
Taking you back in time at some of the most unique locations in the city, these murder mysteries offer you the chance to play detective and unravel the truth buried beneath tales of intrigue, deception and secrets.
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.
Bump 'n' grind at the UK's biggest and best garage brunch this summer. Offering unlimited drinks, brunch goodies and a soundtrack of hip-shaking, floor-filling skank-worthy hits, it's the ultimate party destination for garage fans.
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.
Haven't managed to book your holiday just yet? Head to the City, where Love Brunch invites you to party the day away in true summer style. Expect rooftop views, tasty brunch dishes and cocktails all set to the sweet sounds of live DJs.