Best Events in June
Wanting some summer fun but not quite sure what's going on? It is definitely time for you to get out, relax, and enjoy the early summer sun. So if you don't just want to do the same old thing this June, then check out our guide bringing you all the best events in London in June. We've picked nothing but the greatest June events to get you out on these warm summer days and give you a chance to go a little wild with your mates. Make sure to make the most of your summer days from the start and plan your month now, that way you won't miss out on a single party, pub crawl or festival!
Last updated on 17th July 2017
Head to the London Aquarium after hours and get up close and personal with some of the sea's most interesting animals. With a complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival, guests will be able to explore the two floors of the aquarium, seeing the sharks, sea turtles and Cuban crocodiles that live in the aquarium. Grab a glass of bubbles and explore the deepest parts of the ocean with this fun June event.
Following the huge success of Hot Gin Roof, Sipsmith is back with another amazing pop-up. Juniper Manor promises a world of mystery and intrigue as it plunges you into a world of gin cocktails, nibbles and plenty of surprises at their exclusive bar.
King Kong is coming to The Vaults theatre in Waterloo but this retelling has a slight difference. Join Olivier award nominated directors and actors with a comedic take on the tale, and one important question: 'How many bananas need to be ordered?'
It's time to up your partying antics as The Dutch Master takes you on a tour of London's most incredible sights all way playing the hottest music to party to. Spend a summer evening cruising past Tower Bridge, Houses of Parliament and other amazing London landmarks at this club night with a difference.
Lewis Carroll's iconic novel is brought to life by Les Enfants Terribles, a renowned immersive theatre company. After receiving rave reviews and a sell-out run, they are recreating Wonderland and this time the adventures yours, from drinks with the Mad Hatter through to riddles from the Cheshire Cat.
You don't even have to leave London to get a taste of summer beach holidays as Brixton Beach returns with their awesome roof pop-up. Turning your weekends into the hottest holiday destination, the pop-up includes real sand, an amazing line-up of talented DJs, street food stands and juicy cocktails.
Legendary in the pop-up cinema game, Nomad Cinema brings classic movies and new releases to London's most idyllic outdoor settings. This June, the company is hosting a number of great film screenings across the capital. Whether you're watching The Big Lebowski at Paddington Street Gardens or reliving all the glory of The Goonies at The Refinery, this pop-up cinema is certain to leave you smiling.
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. Will you crumble under the pressure? Or do you have what it takes to slice through the competition?
Taking you back to the wild and wondrous days of F Scott Fitzgerald and that infamous chap Jay Gatsby, The Candlelight Club return to take over secret London location with their glamorous party antics. For something to do this June in London, venture back to the 1920s in all its flapper and live jazz glory.
Tempest Rose and her House of Burlesque are completely twisting norms this June, combining all the sultry fun and cheeky charm of traditional burlesque and marrying it with 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.
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.
With 13 rooms and two scenarios, Locked in a Room is an escape room experience with a different. Head over to ExCeL Centre to save the world from a mad professor or beat the government in these heart-racing games.
You’ve not seen a movie, and we mean really seen it, until you’ve taken it in at The Grand. This Clapham hotspot is showing a run of cult favourite films on their enormous, 24ft wide screen, with free popcorn and all kinds of themed quirks to look forward to on the night. Once the credits have rolled it’s onto the after-party - included in the ticket price (which, by all accounts, is nothing) - where DJs play the best party tracks until 3am.
Get ready to dance, drink and hollarrr to your favourite tunes of all time with Guilty Pleasures in Camden. Award-winning DJ Sean Rowley will be playing non-stop hits, from Britney through to Spice Girls along with performers, dancers and Father Oates to confess all your sins to.
Nicole Line hosts textile workshop events designed to teach a creative skill in fun and inviting surroundings. Doesn’t matter whether you’re a complete learner or a total professional, these workshops take place in a relaxed setting where you’re encouraged to share ideas and techniques.
Taking you into the pre-summer haze nicely, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl are the biggest East London bar crawl collective dedicated to throwing the biggest nights out whether you're a student, a novice or a hardened big smoke dweller. They'll be showing you cheap drinks, cheap entry and all the fun.
What better way to celebrate the glorious British summer than with a cold, crisp glass of wine? Hosted from their Borough Market outpost, Bedales will be taking their guests on a taste journey this June in London. This unique wine master class promises expert insight into tasting and production.
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.
All aboard The Tattershall Castle boat this June for its 15th year running as London's finest and funniest floating comedy club. On this intimate docked liner, you'll be giggling and cheering away as class comedy acts from premier improv troupe Noise Next Door and funny Frenchman Marcel Lucont to comic-actor Charlie Baker and stand-up sensation MC David Morgan take to the stage and entertain no end. Not forgetting its open 'til late nightclub, The Tattershall Castle will also cater to the carousers among you post-show complete with bevvies and boogies.
Perfect for any self-proclaimed beer connoisseurs, the Brewhouse and Kitchen in Islington is hosting a fun beer-making and tasting session. The talented brewers will be putting you through your paces, showing you exactly how much effort and energy goes into making an ice-cold beer. Guests will also be given a delicious breakfast and lunch, as well as enjoy a great tasting and Q&A session with the head brewer.
Join the team behind the Boat Show Comedy Club each weekend this June for a night of hilarious comedy afloat the iconic River Thames. Taking over the Tattershall Castle and Hispaniola vessel each weekend, the comedy club will show off the talents of London's brightest comedy stars. Expect laughter-induced tears and belly-aching laughter.
Every Sunday this June the Jazz Café is rewinding the clock to the golden age of soul music, with live performances from the Atlantic Soul Orchestra – one of the most authentic soul bands in the country. There’s also loads of delicious food and a carefully curated cocktail menu for you as you appreciate an evening of amazing music.
The beautiful Sky Garden is known for its gorgeous views and tropical gardens, towering high above the City of London. What people might not know however, is that they regularly host a morning yoga session from their enviable plot on various dates throughout the year. Head over for views, chilled vibes and tasty breakfasts if you're sticking around after.
The M Restaurant in Victoria is really pushing the boat out, hosting the M Masquerade Dinner Party in June. A night like no other, the evening will feature a live performance by burlesque superstar Vicky Butterfly, a great hula hoop routine by Silvia Pavone, delicious 4-course dinner and a showcase by world-record juggler Aaron Sparks.
Digme Fitness are putting on an intensive HIIT class with a difference as they head up to the Aviary rooftop in the City. Take part in a 50 minute class that follows the three pillars run, condition and move, and finish with a delicious breakfast and smoothie on the rooftop terrace.
The gorgeous story of an American GI left in Paris after the war and a dancer is being brought to the West End stage. An American In Paris has dazzled audiences around the world and is coming to London with jaw-dropping performances from Broadway stars, huge musical numbers and sumptuous set design.
Head to South London this June and enjoy a Sunday of chilled vibes and reggae fun with the team at Brixton Jamm. Hosting a number of great DJ sets throughout June and having called in some of the biggest street food vendors to cater, this event is the ultimate way to shake off any remaining weekend energy that you might have.
Hip hop fans are invited to descend on Bintang for an afternoon of hip-hop music, two hours of bottomless mimosas and a delicious two-course meal. There’s games of hip-hop bingo to play and even the opportunity to pimp your own cocktail after you’ve finished your food.
Head to All Saints Hall for a night of ceilidh, drinks and fun. This London venue will transform into a country-style dance as their expert caller goes through all the dance steps and the band brings the dancefloor alive.
With DJs, bottomless prosecco and brunch plates, Sanctum Soho is adding their classy touch to Saturday brunch in a big way. Head to central London to listen to the likes of DJ Edward Adoo, work your way through dishes such as Eggs Royale, all topped off with bottomless prosecco.
Kicking off in June is a summer brunch party with a difference. Treat yourself to an indulgent lobster brunch in a luxurious VIP bar before the roof terrace is opened, and the party really begins. The jacuzzi is turned on, the Ibiza summer tunes start playing, and everyone begins to party.
This is a cocktail masterclass with a difference. You’ll be greeted by one of their own bespoke cocktails before putting your hands to the test and creating two mixes using unique flavours. Then you’ll transform the drinks into masterpieces using their selection of fresh produce to create original garnishes.
Those looking for unusual things to do in London this June need look no further than The Rosemary Branch Theatre. Their June offering will see a Shakespeare-inspired theatrical experience, promising live music, Shakespeare party bags, and games that would have dear old Willy wiggling in his grave. Here's to you, big guy!
From Rieslings through to natural wines from South Africa, Vagabond Wines are putting on a series of evenings and tastings at their outposts throughout the city. Join the experts as they teach you how to taste, feed you delicious wines and make sure the wine is flowing.
When it comes to something fun to do this June in London, why not join some of the best brewers in the business? Heralded in the London beer community, join Crate in their brewery for beer tasters, platters and insight aplenty this month in the city.