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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For an epic bank holiday in London, head west to Queen's for a Sunday of ice-karting. Think Die Another Day meets Tokyo Drift, as you accept the challenge of go-karting in icy conditions. Re-energise with beers and burgers at MEATLiquor.
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.
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.
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.
From Drizzy to Dizzee, Concrete are here to unleash the May bank holiday vibes with this late night clubbing event. Get ready for the very best in Hip Hop, R&B and Trap at one of the coolest clubs in Shoreditch.
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.
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.
Join the supremely talented Super Spokes at Balans in Clapham as they play both bank holidays. The band will be singing all their best known covers, bringing a fun party atmosphere to the south London pub.
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.
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.
Thought that the bottomless brunch was bang on trend? There's a new contender, and it's the bottomless Sunday lunch. Join Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel for all the British trimmings alongside bottomless drinks.
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.
A feast for all the senses, The Silent Disco Show is blowing us away with an incredible show. From a silent disco through to burlesque performers and aerialists, this is partying taken to the next level.
With bottomless brunch and non-stop music, Piano Works are looking to throw the ultimate May Bank Holiday event. Prepare to arrive early and dance your way into Monday at this fun London event.
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.
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.
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.
Spend your Bank Holiday on the Murdér Express, where you'll meet all kinds of characters on the maiden voyage, while enjoying drinks from the Seven Sins Bar and food from MasterChef finalists Billy and Jack.
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.