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 27th May 2017
The London Wine Week returns to the capital this June and promises to be a decadent celebration of the city's proud wine making history. The week will see hundreds of pop-up wine stalls set up shop across the capital, showing off the best creations of some of the world's finest vineyards. From Malbec to Sauvignon, this is one boozy event that you don't want to miss.
Prepare for a night of mayhem this summer solstice. Travel through the enchanted woodland, enter the night-garden and move through the psychedelic temple in this immersive, arts-led boutique festival. Expect liquid psychedelic light shows, UV body-painting, immersive installations, music, street food and pagan film screenings.
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.
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.
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 Londn'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.
Sleek, seductive and utterly sexy, The Masonic Masquerade is a masked ball like no other. Taking place on the site of the former Bedlam Hospital, the evening is a feast for all the senses with cabaret, burlesque, a pleasure garden and a string quartet.
Head to Victoria Park this June and soak up all the glory of Mighty Hoopla, an one-day festival that embraces all the wonderfully bizarre things that we loved about the 90s. Headliners Allsaints will undoubtedly whip the crowds into an uncontrollable frenzy, while the performances by Sophie Ellis Bextor, Snap and Technotronic are sure to have to reminiscing about the days of your youth. Sundays in the summer just don't get better than this.
The air raid sirens are ringing, it’s D-Day in the Second World War, which means it’s your opportunity to party underground like it’s your last day on Earth. At a secret London location decked out in authentic air-raid shelter décor, a live band will perform 40s classics and remixed modern favourites made in the style of the era. There will be classic cocktails and, if you need to work on your swing moves, a class just before the bunker opens.
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?
You must’ve heard of BallieBallerson, London’s best adult ball pit? Well, they’ve just got a bit more glowy. Boasting 250,000 clear balls set on a 10K LED dancefloor, dark UV murals and an epic soundtrack, you will never have as much fun submerged in balls. And if you’re a bit thirsty, they have cocktails themed around the planets, with cool mixes like Neptune, which is based on charcoal and liquid nitrogen.
Tacos lovers are in for a treat this June as the capital’s first ever taco festival arrives. Expect loads of tacos, frozen margaritas, tequila and Latin music. Your ticket will also give you three free tacos and a drink.
June is shaping up to be a scorcher as Cactus on the Roof comes to Moorgate. Hosted by renowned DJ Cuppy, the June event will be a huge mix of prizes, drinks and Ibiza vibes.
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, combing 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.
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.
This June Whitechapel – Suspects, Lunatics and a Leather Apron is returning for its second and final run. It’s Victorian London and Scotland Yard is being haunted by a mysterious killer. Interact with key characters at the time, visit the Ten Bells for a gin to steel your nerves or confess your sins at Church. Immersive yourself in this haunting pop-up theatre piece and find out the true killer.
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.
Head down to The Hippodrome Casino on a Saturday night and enjoy everything the dazzling Soho Burlesque has to offer. Taking place on a weekly basis, the event features famous performers, such as the stunning Miss Polly Rae, Kitty Bang Bang, Frisky Mivaj and Lilly Snatchdragon. Grab a cocktail, sit back and watch as these amazing artists dazzle and amaze with their routines.
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.
Brace yourself for the most dazzling, most exclusive magic show in the world. Two of the country’s foremost magicians will be performing at The Strand hotel, bringing their charm, secrets and jaw-dropping deceptions in one spell-binding display of magic.
Get into the party mood this June as Pop Brixton celebrate their second birthday. The quirky South London venue will be inviting in live performers, DJs, and face painters to help them party hard.
Join Nightspot Cinema as they celebrate Michael Jackson with a night of huge tunes and a brilliant film this June in London. The fun event combines film and music for one of the most unique experiences around. Pitch up to catch a great movie before dancing the night away,
Bored of speed dating? Try it with a twist at the Bull and Gate in Kentish Town. You’ll get to meet like-minded people, break the ice and bring out the competitive spirit all while having fun over a game of Connect 4. Sounds simple and fun.
Nightspot cinema combine the art of partying with the art of cinema. This month they're screening the '80s classic, Beverley Hills Cop before throwing a mega '80s bash complete with shoulder pads and perms.
Join the famous Musical Bingo team at Camden's Koko venue and celebrate their 10th birthday in style with a boisterous night of bingo. Hosted by the hilarious James Loveridge, the night will feature three great rounds of music, including rounds like Holy Moly and Dance Crazes. With plenty of special treats and all the usual confetti pyrotechnics planned for the night, this promises to be one of London's wildest parties.
Learn all about the complex making process and history of some of France's best bottles of sparkling wine. Alongside sampling the famous Le Vin Du Diable, guests will also sample 6 different wines, including one creation made from vines that are over a hundred years old.
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.
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.
Watch the sun set over the city as you enjoy a six-course tasting menu and vintage wines at Sky Garden's Exclusive Winemaker's Dinner. Hosted on the 37th floor of the Walkie Talkie, the Sky Garden has incredible views over the whole of London.
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.
Sunday Brunch's wine expert Raul Diaz is teaming up with Roux Executive chef Toby Stuart this June, hosting a special dinner revolving around fine wine. Guests will sample 5 stunning wines, each of which is served with a complementing course of food. Featuring wines from some of the world's most famous vineyards, expect to have your mind blown by this culinary event.
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.
Two of the biggest pop divas are going head to head at another cracking We Love Pop night. Head to Concrete in Shoreditch to hear the anthems of Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande along with tunes from the likes of Jay Lo, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J at this pop-tastic event.
Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about aquavits and the Nordic tradition behind it at Aquavit! You’ll be treated to aquavits paired with smorgasbord teasers, as their expert teaches you everything from the history to how you make it.
The Old Queen's Head in East London is hosting a club night revolving around the very best Hip Hop tracks from everyone's favourite decade, the 90s. Playing plenty of Tupac, NWA and Biggie, the entire evening will revolve around a huge DJ set by MOBO winner and Kiss FM DJ Shortee Blitz.
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.
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.
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.
From a bar at the top of the Gherkin through to their swanky St Pancras Champagne bar, Searcys have some of the most beautiful bars in London. This Wine week they will put on an exclusive tour that stops at six of their phenomenal bars, with tastings and snacks at each.
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.
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.
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.
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 June your workouts are sorted. Brixton beach is hosting the Ministry, who will be delivering five days of 45 minute HIIT madness across 19 weeks. Tone those arms, shock that core and build your lungs like never before.
After selling out in hours, Rumpus is returning with another night of mayhem. Celebrating the clowns and those who dress in gowns, they’ll be offering seven rooms of different experiences, from brass and bass to underground rhythms, expect great music and tonnes of surprises.
English wine has never been more popular. To show off the very best that England has to offer, Neil Deacon from VINtwined wines is hosting a series of supper clubs in Central London. At each dinner, guests will enjoy a stunning three-course dinner, where each plate of food has been inspired and paired with a particular English Wine. Expect a laid-back atmosphere, great flavours and fun facts from this June night out in London.
Join The Social Diner as they host another charity dinner. This month they will be joined by Michelin-starred chef Shay Cooper who will be cooking up four courses of deliciousness; there will also be a welcome cocktail and sommelier available on the evening.
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.
Join The Broadway House in Fulham as they host a midsummer's party on their gorgeous roof terrace. There will be a BBQ, oyster bar, beers, cocktails and hours of DJ music to help you enjoy the summertime vibes.
Calling all 'Independent Women' and 'Survivors'. The Old Queen's Head in Angel is hosting a huge club dedicated to Destiny's Child and classic RnB. The line-up of DJs will start the night in style, playing all of Destiny's Child's biggest tracks, before playing the very best RnB tracks from the brilliant 90s. Shake and swerve long into the early hours at this huge night out in London.
Listen out for the track and dance, shimmy and sing your way to the final rounds of this pub quiz extraordinaire. More of a night out than anything, you'll be busting out some serious disco dancing at this musical quiz. Take to their events at Jerusalem Bar, Trapeze or The Phoenix for a night out you'll never forget.
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.
Give the 90s what for this June in London with 'Saved By The 90s'. Hosted by the beloved Impossible Things Entertainment, head on down for a rollicking, throwback inspired night of party games, quizzing, dancing and sing-a-longs aplenty.
Live like Henry VIII and head over to The Vaults for a medieval banquet which includes five courses of food, drink and entertainment. Join magicians, troubadours, contortionists, jugglers and more at this unique dining experience.
Taking to the heart of Dalston this time around, get ready for another top romp courtesy of Little Nan's. Head on down for a kitsch and colourful wonderland of crockery and cocktails set alongside 90s beats and pic'n'mix to boot.
Give your breakfast a big dose of wow factor as the Sky Garden opens up early for special guided tours. The beautiful venue is showing you London from the sky complete with a history of important sites and finished with a buffet breakfast.
For one night only in June, the Emirates Cable Car is transforming into a restaurant soaring above the Thames. Enjoy four-courses of delicious food, with a drinks and cocktail pairing, as you gaze upon some of the most spectacular views of London available.
Coming in on the last Sunday in June, Faaji Sundays is celebrating everything unique about West African culture. A live band will be playing old and new African music, as guests tuck into a four-course menu of West African food.
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.
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.
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!
This June, head to Canary Wharf and join Three Wine Men at a sparkling wine tasting event full of flavour and delightful bubbles. Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith have travelled around the world and now hope to impart their passion for sparkling wine on London's adventurous audience. Featuring prosecco, champagne, English sparkling wine and Franciacorta, this night of bubbles is one June event in London well worth checking out.