May Bank Holiday Events and Parties 2019

Looking for what's on May bank holiday 2019? 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 23rd April 2019

Fulham Beach

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Everyone's favourite city beach is back for the sunny season as Fulham Beach parties its way through the bank holiday weekend with sandy vibes, pergolas, pop-up restaurants and games galore.

@ Rascals on Saturday 27th April 2019 and 8 other Saturdays

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. 

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

352 user reviews 4

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.

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 3rd May 2019

This bank holiday, immerse yourselves in the thrilling tale of The Jewel of the Empire. You'll feast on stunning dishes from MasterChef's Laurence Henry as you're taken back to the 1930's depression era on a epic journey to the south of France that will never be forgotten. 

The BBQ Club

133 user reviews 4

One of London's best-loved pop ups is returning for another season of summertime supper clubs. Head to the South Bank where you'll find The BBQ Club in residence to bring you one of the best DIY dining experiences in the city.

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.

  London Shuffle Club

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@ London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd April 2019

No one ever said that the Bank Holiday was made for learning something new, but it was made for fun, so why not try a bit of both as you learn the art of shuffleboard at one of the coolest spots in East London, cocktails and Miami vibes galore.

@ Gaucho Piccadilly on Sun, 5th May 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

If it's got George Clooney's seal of approval, you know it's the good stuff. Check out Gaucho's Cinco De Mayo celebrations this bank holiday, and get the flavours of South America with the star's Casamigos tequila as you tuck into a stunning brunch of authentic dishes. 

@ The Piano Works Farringdon on Sunday 5th May 2019 and 2 other Sundays

Is there anything better than boozy brunch? Definitly not... especially when you have the following day off. Head to this Farringdon hotspot for a day of free-flowing drinks, tasty brunch and non-stop music. You can even request songs before DJs take to the decks.

@ Altitude London SkyBar on Sat, 4th May 2019 @ 19:00 - 2:00

The ultimate night for big kids, this unique evening brings together retro gaming and silent disco antics for a massive rooftop rave that will have your gaming hard and partying harder at the gorgeous Alititude SkyBar.

@ Simmons Soho on Sat, 4th May 2019 @ 13:00 - 15:00

Join Simmons Soho for a May bank holiday afternoon tea like no other. You'll get two hours of free-flowing drinks along with a stunning selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones with games, bingo and old school classic hits to keep you entertained.

@ Proud Cabaret City on Sun, 5th May 2019 @ 16:00 - 21:00

Celebrate the bank holiday with a fun-fuelled brunch spectacular at Proud Cabaret in the City. You'll be transported to the golden age of Club Tropicana and live out your sun-soaked fantasies with flowing drinks and delicious dining with a soundtrack of 70's, 80's abd 90's hits. 

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd April 2019

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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.

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Looking to do something a little different this month? Ditch the standard dinner and drinks and head to Gordon Ramsay's much-loved restaurant where you'll find a rocket filled with rum cocktails and staple dishes from California rolls to tamarind chicken.

Cargo are party hearty in Shoreditch this May Bank Holiday in London as their weekend comes jam-packed with late night club events (from Prismatic to Wanderlust) that will take you through the weekend and then some.

The Medieval Banquet

4 user reviews 4

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.

@ Altitude London SkyBar on Sat, 4th May 2019 @ 13:00 - 1:00

Add some sky-high brunching to your May Bank Holiday with this event at Altitude London SkyBar. The swish spot is cooking up a breakfast feast, with the option to add bottomless beer and prosecco, along with hanging around after for a movie pop-up.

  Hats, Heels and Horses

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@ The London Cabaret Club on Various dates from Friday 26th April 2019

The London Cabaret Club bring a never before seen show to the city this May Bank Holiday as they celebrate the weekend with a cabaret night in honour of all things British: think song, think dance, think of something a little saucy.


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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.

@ The Piano Works West End on Sunday 5th May 2019 and 2 other Sundays

With bottomless drinks, delicious brunch dishes and cocktails from just a fiver, this West End spot is hosting quite the bank holiday party. On top of that, you can request songs to be played by a live band, before DJs provide the soundtrack to your Sunday night.

There's the bank holiday brunch, and then there's the Beyonce Brunch. Celebrating one of the biggest names in the music industry (Beyonce, you nutters), this is an afternoon of belters, singalongs and bottomless drinks.

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Various dates from Wednesday 24th April 2019

Celebrate Easter the grown-up way with The Chocolate Cocktail Club in Shoreditch. You'll get to sip your way into the bank holiday with kooky creations and chocolate twists on classic cocktails, because what is Easter without the sweet stuff?

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.