Pop Up Events in London

The London pop-up, it sure is a thing of beauty. From a myriad of spaces transformed into unique bars and creative cocktail caverns, to pop up restaurants in London that hark of new dishes and set designs that could take you to a world completely different from our own; every day, there's a new pop-up event attempting to push the boundaries. Check out our recommendations for the best pop up events in London

Last updated on 20th November 2018

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Friday 23rd November 2018

Join Rodney and Del Boy as the hilarious duo return for an immersive theatre night like you've never experienced before. Fans of the hit TV show can expect to wine and dine in The Nags Head, with hilarious entertainment and a three-course meal.

@ Streatham Space Project on Fri, 14th Dec 2018 @ 19:00 - 22:30

Not only can you catch this legendary 80s flick on the big screen, but you'll even be able to get your hands on complimentary popcorn and Christmas cocktails. Popping up for one night only in the heart of Streatham, Block Party Cinema is bringing all the festive vibes.

@ Sky Garden on Various dates from Saturday 1st December 2018

This pop-up ice paradise sits high above London's stunning skyline and is the perfect place for all your festive frolicking. Enjoy glasses of champagne, creative cocktails and delicious snacks as you take in the festive decor and panoramic views. 

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Wednesday 21st November 2018

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This immersive drinking experience sees you smuggle in a bottle of your favourite alcohol so you can have one of the inmates mix you up some fabulous cocktails. But in a land of bribery and contraband, you have to make sure you aren't caught.

@ Lady Abercorn’s Pub & Kitchen on Mon, 24th Sep 2018 - Fri, 30th Nov 2018

If you're looking for something fun to do in east London, head to the swanky Andaz hotel where Lady Abercorn is hosting Bulleit Frontier Whiskey and tattoo artist Sophie Mo who will be giving special one-on-one tattoo consultancies. There's even whiskey masterclasses and limited edition food to get your hands on.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Thursday 22nd November 2018

This new voyage from the minds behind Alcotraz will get you absolutely tankard, as you attempt to unravel a thrilling story line aboard an actual pirate ship. Drink your way through the immersive experience in which you'll attempt to steal long-lost treasure form the grasps of the governor. 

@ The Little Blue Door on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd November 2018

Get an inside glimpse at the Little Blue Door kitchen at this cool and quirky cocktail class. Whip up some simple cocktails for any occasion and even try your hand at crafting your own signature drink - the winning concoction will be added to the menu for the month. 

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 10th December 2018 and 3 other Mondays

This cute and quirky London pop up event at the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club is a great way to get your creative juices flowing. Grab a couple of drinks and have a go at sketching some real life cabaret and burlesque performers at this fun South London event.

@ Lost Boys Pizza & Croque Monsieur on Friday 14th December 2018 and 4 other dates

Camden's Lost Boys Pizza are playing host to an underground absinthe bar for nights packed with fun and frivolity. Leave your inhibitions at the door and enjoy a tipple or two while enjoying a playlist of singalong bangers. 

  Soho Salon Supper Club

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@ Scarlett Green on Tuesday 27th November 2018 and 3 other dates

If you're passionate about contemporary art, then take the opportunity to get close and personal with some of its biggest players at this supper club. The night will host a number of artists, who will be mingling with the group over three courses at Scarlett Green.

  Gospeloke East London

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Various dates from Tuesday 18th December 2018

Taking over Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen is Gospeloke, the most fun you can have in one day. Release your inner-Whitney as you belt out some of your favourite songs to the sound of a gospel choir. There's also going to be euphoric sing-a-long confessionals, team harmonies and awards for best performances.

Roll back the clock at the 90s Brunch, undoubtedly one of London's quirkiest pop-up events. Armed with great tasting, home-cooked food, the team behind this brunch session are maestros when it comes to creating a party vibe. From lip sync battles to huge DJ sets, you'll hear all your favourite 90s tracks at this fun London day event.

Gin-House Burlesque is popping up at this suave private members club and you're invited. Think fire-eating, snake-charming, impressive cabaret acts, sexy burlesque performers and special guests.

Popping up all over London, Nicole Line's creative workshops will help you develop techniques in a variety of classes – from screen printing to metallic print – as well as how to source materials, use equipment and more in a mixed ability group.

One of the best supper clubs in East London, this quirky pop-up restaurants brings you a stunning collection of dishes using ingredient solely sourced from around Hackney.

If you enjoyed all the festive fun that Jimmy Garcia brought to the Southbank last year, you'll be happy to hear that he's back for another round of seasonal plates, alpine dining and fondue alongside a selection of igloos lined up right by the Thames for your dining pleasure.

From jumping into a giant ballpit through to some of the cheesiest tunes ever, FEST Camden is bringing all sorts of fun to North London. Join the new club for a range of club nights that won't break the bank.

Get down and get diggity, and that's before dinner's even on the hob. One of the most unique pop up events in London and giving you brunch lovers a little something special to live for, join Hip Hop Club not only for top brunch bites, but fake tattoos, karaoke, inflatables and plenty more. 

Little Nan is a name that rings in the ear of quirky Londoners. One of the coolest, if not cutest pop up events in London, Little Nan's are not only transforming spaces into kitsch and quirky wonderlands of trinkets and treasure, there's teapot cocktails and pic'n'mix to boot. 

This cute and quirky London pop up offers one of the best ways to see in spring in the city. Warm yourself around a crackling campfire while you sip of botanical cocktails and chow down on tasty street food.

You better brunch with the best soundtrack, as you're treated to a delicious three course African meal, an hour of bottomless cocktails, and with the hottest afrobeat performers and dancers to keep you entertained throughout.

We all love a good bottomless brunch, but sometimes the usual stuff just doesn't cut it. Well, that's all about to change because this quirky brunch is bringing you disco tunes, bottomless cocktails and a delicious 2-course brunch feast in a secret location.

Brockley's Rivoli Ballroom will be hosting this fun pop up cinema event from February through to September. Catch screenings of some iconic movies such as Pulp Fiction, Pretty Woman and Clueless at this South London cinema event.

Popping up all over the city, Last Night a Speed Date Changed My Life is the perfect way to meet other young creatives in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. Don't worry, there's no pressure and no cringe – just good people.