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

6 events @ 2 venues with 129 upcoming dates from 01 Sep 2018 until 25 Nov 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.

27 events @ FEST Camden with 89 upcoming dates starting on 01 Sep 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.

52 events @ Secret London Location with 52 upcoming dates from 01 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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 from Saturday 22nd September 2018

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. 

23 events @ 14 venues with 56 upcoming dates starting on 01 Sep 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 from Friday 21st September 2018

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.

8 events @ 6 venues with 15 upcoming dates from 02 Sep 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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 34 upcoming dates from 06 Sep 2018 until 25 Jan 2019

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 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.

11 events @ XOYO with 11 upcoming dates from 01 Sep 2018 until 23 Oct 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.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Friday 21st September 2018

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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  The BBQ Club

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@ The BBQ Club on Friday 21st September 2018 and 2 other 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. 

2 events @ Pitch Stratford with 6 upcoming dates starting on 02 Sep 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.