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 27th July 2021




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. 

Pop Up Screens

56 user reviews 4

A top addition to your July agenda? This fun summer series is bringing together a whole host of your favourite films for some atmospheric outdoor screenings, including Dirty Dancing, The Goonies, Jo Jo Rabbit and Jaws.

between the bridges

71 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.

The Reggae Brunch

1679 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.

Love Pub + Grub

7 user reviews 5

Discounts available on certain events

Gather the gang and head over to East London where Love Pub + Grub is ready and waiting to spice up your weekend with street food, DJ sets and giant games. There'll also be cocktails and ice-cold drinks going at this vibrant venue.

Urban Missions

58 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.

The 90's Brunch

210 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. 

NOUGHTIES BRUNCH

10 user reviews 4

On the hunt for fun things to do this July in London? Head to LCC where Proper Naughty Bottomless Brunch will be throwing things back to the 00s. Expect a hilarious day out, complete with lookalikes, themed games and plenty of lip-smacking refreshments.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

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.

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.

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.

@TheCourtyardWC1

27 user reviews 4

We all know that July in London calls for one thing - Wimbledon fever. And if you're hoping to watch it live? The Courtyard is offering jugs of Pimm's, glasses of Champagne and a stunning afternoon tea, making it the perfect place to catch all of the action. 

Chelsea Physic Garden

1 user review 5

Looking for fun things to do this month in London? Head over to Chelsea where the Physic Garden plays host to a series of stunning alfresco supper clubs where you can tuck into gorgeous seasonal eats and paired wines.

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.

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.

Aeronaut

238 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.

Truman's Social Club

99 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. 

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

46 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do in East London this July? Join Benjamin Louche at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club for the latest edition of The Double R Club, complete with themed performances and Lynchian aesthetics.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

239 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.

Backyard Comedy Club

23 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.

Cocktails in the City 2021

1042 user reviews 4

One of the best July events in London, Cocktails in the City is back for another round of incredible drinks. Head over to Bedford Square where their summer series will be bringing in an astounding array of bartending talent and non-stop live music.

Fulham Beach

506 user reviews 4

If you're on the hunt for an unmissable summer pop-up in London, head on over to Fulham Beach this July. Complete with a stunning Thameside location, the unique South London spot will be hosting epic parties, boozy brunches and plenty more. 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Friday 6th August 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.

This July, Fuller's are keeping you entertained with their Shakespeare in the Garden series of live entertainment. Taking over a number of pubs around London and the country, these events will have you watching As You Like It or Love's Labour's Lost while sipping on a tasty pint.

Soak in the balmy weather while watching Tenet, Trolls and more at Vision Cinema, a luxe outdoor film series. Complete with bean bag chairs and delicious food and drinks to enjoy throughout - think waffles and cocktails - these events are not to be missed.

@ The Soho Hotel, London on Various dates from Tuesday 3rd August 2021

One of the best things to do in Soho this month, Rathfinny Estate are taking over a plush hotel terrace for a season of sipping on their stunning Sussex wines. They'll also be mixing up a range of cocktails made with their signature gin, including their take on the classic negroni.

Opening up its Spiegeltent doors for another summer of raucous theatre, Underbelly Festival is bringing a little extra heat to your July agenda. The pop-up venue will be playing host to Bernie Dieter and drag proms throughout this month and next.

A night of

102 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.

Rooftop Film Club

21 user reviews 4

If you're looking for fun things to do this July, you'll be happy to learn that one of the city's best pop-up cinemas is back and ready to blow you away. Head over to Rooftop Film Club for the chance to catch a classic movie in a sky-high setting. 

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. 

The Luna Cinema - London

43 user reviews 4

This August, The Luna Cinema is taking London by storm with its season of outdoor movie screenings at parks across London. From a sing-a-long at Hampton Court to a feel-good at Kensington Palace, this series is not to be missed.

  The Candlelight Club

336 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 10th September 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.

Garage Brunch

592 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.

Bashment Brunch

50 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.

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.

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.

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.

Agent Venture

232 user reviews 5

Join Agent Venture for an immersive escape room from the comfort of your home. This month, you'll be able to try The Heist, where quirky entertainment and hilarious play take you on an online adventure.

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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

610 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.

Dabbers Bingo

106 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.

  The Murdér Express

896 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Tuesday 3rd August 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...

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.

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.

Home to some of the best bottomless brunch events in London this July,  Revolution Leadenhall is bursting with themed events to get stuck into. Head down and get suck into two hours of free-flowing fizz, a two-course meal and a hilarious show.

Queen of Hoxton

20 user reviews 5

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.

Hyper Reality

69 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.

Flight Club

492 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.

@ Brewery & Visitor Center on Various dates from Wednesday 4th August 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.

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.

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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3111 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.