May Bank Holiday Events and Parties 2019

Looking for what's on May bank holiday 2018? Well, you've come to the right place! Spanning events from Friday to Monday, pop-up parties to raucous club nights; we've got the cream of the crop right here. There are plenty of events down, and let's face it, a hell of a lot of choice when it comes to things to do on this beauty of a day off in the city - and that's where we come in.


Last updated on 19th June 2018

3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 132 upcoming dates from 10 Jul 2018 until 07 Oct 2018

A great way to spend the May bank holiday London, this gorgeous rooftop terrace at Tobacco dock promises great drinks, stunning views and a fun place to indulge in a little croquet and petanque.

8 events @ Studio 338 with 8 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 31 Aug 2018

Studio 338 has transformed into the ultimate pub for you this Bank Holiday Weekend, becoming a playground of live music, DJs, pub quizzes, arcade and console gaming, table football, guest hosts and so much more.

29 events @ FEST Camden with 29 upcoming dates from 12 Jul 2018 until 06 Oct 2018

Bringing you the very best in Trap, Hip Hop, Garage and more across three different areas, TURNT returns to FEST for an night of dancing and club classics that will help make the most of your May bank holiday in London. There's also a line-up of cheesy pop and Grease singalongs over the weekend.

26 events @ Secret London Location with 26 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 29 Dec 2018

Hip Hop Brunch is back for a bank holiday special. Held at a secret London location, get ready for bottomless cocktails, delicious food, magicians, music and a big old afternoon of dancing to your favourite hip hop tunes.

@ Rascals on Various dates

Not only is Rascals home to the only waterproof dining room in London, it's also home to one hell of a bottomless brunch. Join them this bank holiday weekend as they give it some serious welly in the midday party department with comedy, drag stars and more. 

19 events @ 14 venues with 67 upcoming dates starting on 13 Jul 2018

May Bank Holiday just got even more fun as Supa Dupa bring you two massive events. If you're in south London head over to Prince of Wales for two massive nights on non-stop '90s tunes, or East, The Hoxton Pony will be hosting the outrageous party group for a Sunday night of silliness.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates

Strap in for one hell of a ride as Thames Lates whizz you down the river on their shiny speedboat at super fast speeds. As well as a thrilling ride, the evening will show you some of London's most beautiful sights from the river, and includes a brilliant soundtrack along with a cocktail under Tower Bridge.

4 events @ Pitch Stratford with 15 upcoming dates starting on 14 Jul 2018

A top spot for all your eating, drinking and sunning needs this May bank holiday in London, Pitch is your backyard-away-from-home. With a lively events schedule, al fresco drinking and dining and totally weatherproof, nothing should stop you from getting down to Stratford. 

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates

This notorious prison themed pop up is one of London's best immersive cocktail bars. Don your orange jumpsuit and find a good hiding spot for your booze, because if the guard catches you, you may not get to sample some of the coolest concoctions in town.

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  For King and Country

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@ COLAB Factory on Various dates

For something completely different this bank holiday, try an incredible piece of immersive theatre. For King and Country is throwing you into a world where Germany has landed on English land - it's your job to work with some of the best minds in the country to save king and country.

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Valid on the following dates: 15/07/2018, 22/07/2018, 25/07/2018 and 29/07/2018.

7 events @ XOYO with 7 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 02 Aug 2018

Taking place over Saturday and Sunday, RE:IMAGINE is changing the way you experience your favourite albums. Celebrating 50 Cent, Kanye and Jay Z, the nights will be an orchestral rendition of their famous songs.

1 events @ Belushi's and The Dugout London Bridge with 11 upcoming dates from 22 Jul 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

From fight nights through to mad bottomless brunches and games, Belushi's is a top London bar that's keeping you entertained this bank holiday.

The Medieval Banquet

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Be transported back in time for one of the most different events of the year. Join Henry VIII in his court, as you feast on five courses with wine and beer throughout. Amongst the entertainment are brave sword-fighting knights, magicians, jugglers and minstrels. And once the night ends, you can all storm the dance floor with some more up-to-date tunes.

  The Great Gatsby

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@ Gatsby's Drugstore on Various dates

With all those extra hours to be hungover this weekend, head to Gatsby's Drugstore for an evening you won't forget. With cocktails, jazz and stunning immersive performance, it's one of the best events in London on May Bank Holiday weekend.

2 events @ 2 venues with 31 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

Join the Magic Hour for a night of spectacular illusion in the heart of London, featuring sleight of hand, stunning drinks, and all kinds of wizardry that'll keep you guessing for weeks afterwards.

  The BBQ Club

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@ The BBQ Club on Various dates

For a fun bank holiday event in London, head to Waterloo and experience the return of Jimmy's BBQ Club. This year, you can dig into a unique 6-course tasting menu, with dishes like miso glazed charred baby aubergines wth pomegranate molasses yoghurt, pickled green chili and fresh mint. Chow down while taking in some of the best views of the Thames that London has to offer.