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.
Last updated on 25th July 2017
Make sure you don't miss one of the best summer events as Luna Cinema returns for another season of beautiful film is stunning locations. Grab a picnic blanket and watch your favourite films under the stars as the group take over spots such as Alexandra Palace, Brockwell Lido and Kew Gardens.
It's a summer's evening and you want to party - take it outside with Silent Sounds Boat Party as the fun-time party boat cruises past some of London's most iconic sights. Dance to a mix of music channels under a starry sky, and while seeing Tower Bridge and amazing landmarks float past.
Let your inner big kid shine at BallieBallerson this July. The venue has made a huge splash by opening London's first ever adult ball fit. With a bar stock full of ice-cold beer and sweet-themed cocktails, and DJs playing tracks long into the early hours, this venue is perfect for anyone looking for a bit of childish adventure in London.
The London Shuffle Club is back bringing you the game that has taken the capital by storm. With six indoor courts, two table shuffleboards and loads of cocktails and pizza its better than ever. Come early, bring your friends, learn the rules and dance to disco tunes before you take the court by storm.
It's time to steam toward summer with one of the best pop-up events in the city. Coming at you with street food, palm trees and partying aplenty, join Neverland London as this top notch event promises a journey to the tropics just shy of West London.
July is meant for drinking on summer rooftops and one of London's best is back. The Ham Yard Hotel open up their rooftop with another hot theme; this summer it will be three, from Rose on the roof through to using botanicals grown in the garden.
Having received rave reviews and a sell-out run, Alice's Adventures Underground are returning for 2017. Follow the White Rabbit to The Vaults at Waterloo to create your story in Wonderland, from a party with the Mad Hatter through to riddles from the Cheshire Cat.
The Nomad Cinema takes some of the most iconic films in history and plonks them outside at the most fabulous spots in the city. Watching your favourite films in beautiful surroundings might just be one of the best ideas for a summer event around.
Summer weekends just got even hotter as Brixton Beach makes its huge comeback for summer 2017. The South London spot will have you partying July away with a real sandy beach, scorching vibes, amazing DJs, big-name street food dealers and all the summery cocktails you need.
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?
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.
Thirsty Thursday is about to reach a whole different level thanks to the Shoreditch Pub Crawl. Offering 2-4-1 tickets (that’s £6 per person), you’ll go hard with free entry to four of the area’s top nightspots, with free shots and beer pong antics throughout. Hook up with a raucous crowd out to have a great time and experience Shoreditch nightlife at unbeatable prices.
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.
Nicole Line hosts textile workshops that are designed to teach a creative skill to both adults and children. Perfect regardless of whether you’re a complete beginner or a total pro, you’ll share ideas and techniques in a relaxed setting. The workshops are held at venue’s throughout London, where you’ll learn how to use the equipment, source the materials and even set up your own studio space at home.
The London Summer Rooftop Parties are back for a fourth year at the capital's number one rooftop oasis this July. On the night, guests will be given a complimentary cocktail on arrival at the Kensington Roof Gardens and will be bale to enjoy delicious food that's been cooked on the venue's barbecue. Grab your mates, head for one of the rooftop veranda's and enjoy the summer sunset in true style.
The summer months mean you get to enjoy some of the best outdoor activities in London, and Campfire Club Friday is doing just that. Gathering the best musical talent in the capital to a secret natural location, they’ll be playing for you, completely unplugged, around an intimate campfire.
The world as we know it has ended and the undead are threatening to destroy everything. It's your job to help the army over at Bunker 51 in this amazing immersive experience; over the course of 3 1/2 hours you will be given training, shown the zombies and let in for a few terrifying surprises...
Having already won over the hearts of many of London's burlesque fans, Tempest Rose and her House of Burlesque embark on a new mission, combining sultry routines with eye-opening technology. This head turning event will take place at the Underbelly Festival on London's Southbank and will draw in crowds from across the capital. Trust us, you won't forget this wonderfully weird experience anytime soon.
Following the three principles of run, condition and move, Digme fitness are bringing one of their epic classes to the Aviary rooftop in the city. Take part in a 50 minute session to beautiful London views, followed by smoothies and breakfast on the terrace.
The Ferryman sold out its initial run at The Royal Court Theatre in under 24 hours. Now it is being brought to life this July by multi-award winning film and stage director Sam Mendes, with a play that tells a story of a rural Irish village changed forever by the arrival of a mystery visitor.
This summer get yourself down to one of the best food, music and art events of the year. The Last Days of Shoreditch delivers everything from a stunning street food market to live music, club takeovers and street parties.
Mastercard's Priceless Cities is pulling out all the stops with its latest event, a suave Italian feast that couples authentic dishes with complementing wine. Taking place at Stevie Parle's Palatino restaurant in Clerkenwell, the feast on the night will showcase the best flavours from Rome's culinary scene. As with every Priceless Cities event, Mastercard customers will be spoiled, with priority booking and a complimentary drinks package on the night.
Enjoy a Sunday of great food, relaxed vibes and reggae fun with the team at Brixton Jamm. Hosting a number of great DJ sets throughout the month of July and having called in some of the biggest street food vendors to cater, this event offers London's party animals the ultimate way to shake off any remaining weekend energy that you might have.
Vagabond Wines are spending their summer teaching you all there is to know about wine. Head to one of their venues across the city as their experts teach you the difference between a good French and South African bottle, give you blind tastings and import little-known bottles.
36 floors in the sky and set as the sun rises, head to the Sky Garden for the ultimate way to start the morning: Sunrise Yoga. With spectacular views of London and surroundings of greenery, there are fewer better ways to experience yoga, and it is followed by a virtuous and healthy breakfast.
This is no ordinary quiz night. It’s more of a massive disco in pub quiz format, as Sounds Familiar leave the boring trivia questions at home and come armed with their record box instead. The drill is pretty simple; they’ll play a snippet of a famous song, and it’s up to you to scribble down the artist and the track’s name. Audience participation is a big deal, and terrible singing/dad-at-a-wedding dance moves are encouraged.
This July why don’t you see some of your favourite films in the best parks in the city. Their bar is available for your Brewdog beer drinking needs while you watch the film, all you have to do is bring something to sit on.
The judge may have sentenced you and seven mates to life imprisonment, but it looks like you and your team may have other ideas. Join Trapped as they give you one hour to escape from a revamped prison van in this brilliant immersive experience that requires logic, team work and thinking outside of the box.
The Montague on the Gardens has transformed its outside into a beach bar of your dreams. Expect real sand, a beach hut style thatched roof, delicious BBQ food and even tastier cocktails – that’ll all get you in the mood for some real summer partying.