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 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. 

For more ideas? Why not check out our guide to pop-up bars and pop-up restaurants in London.

Last updated on 18th November 2019

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

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. 

Tobacco Dock has never looked so cool with Skylight. The rooftop space is set for all seasons, from petanque and croquet during the summer through to igloos and ice skating in the winter.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

Howdy partner- have you got what it takes to survive in the Wild West? There's only one way to find out at this immersive secret pop-up which will knock you up moonshine cocktails and keep you on your toes with games of dice.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

A truly thrilling pop-up experience, Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience will throw you head-first into the classic alien adventure. Combining immersive theatre, the hit musical, VR and cutting-edge technology, this is sure to be a truly incredible experience. 

Film And Fizz with Curzon

56 user reviews 5

Taking over the intimate screening room of One Aldwych this season, Film & Fizz returns with a new line up of excellent movies, From big time blockbusters like The Lion King and Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, to Christmas classics and a Halloween special.

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

Step inside the high-stakes world of The Immersive Wolf of Wall Street, where the shocking tale of millionaire and master of deception Jordan Belfort is brought to life. You'll experience the rise and fall first-hand of one of the world's most charismatic criminals.

@ Secret London Location on Saturday 14th December 2019 and 10 other Saturdays

The Greatest Brunch is a unique pop-up brunch event in a hidden London location, promising a plethora of performances from unusual humans of several different peculiarities. Expect 5 hours of musical theatre hits, with immersive characters, unlimited bubbles and more.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

475 user reviews 4

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. 

  Crisis? What Crisis?

17 user reviews 5

@ COLAB Factory on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

Set in the year 1979, this unique piece of immersive theatre is giving you the simple task of solving all the country's problems. Head to to COLAB Factory where Parabolic Theatre are taking over for their latest politically-inclined piece that could just be their most ambitious yet.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 25th November 2019 and 5 other dates

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.

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@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

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.

@ Mercato Metropolitano on Wed, 30th Oct 2019 - Sat, 1st Feb 2020

Head over to Mercato Metropolitano for a night of tasty street food, delicious craft brews and impressive circus acts. Prepare to be amazed as you watch musical and circus talents from Circus Raj as they contort, sword swallow and pole climb before dancing to electro swing, gypsy fold and mad-cap tunes.

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.

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.

@ The Espresso Martini Society (Ko Coffee) on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

Head over to King's Cross this Christmas as The Espresso Martini Society return for a festive edition. The nomadic gang have served more than 20,000 tipples and are spreading their mixology magic with yuletide takes on everyone's favourite coffee cocktail. What's more, drinks are bottomless during your 90 minute session.

Bashment Brunch

41 user reviews 4

This summer, add some extra swizzle to your partying at Bashment Brunch is taking over spaces in London. Armed with bottomless drinks, delicious brunch dishes and a soundtrack of tropical music hits, it promise to be a raucous celebration of food drink. 

The 90s Brunch

188 user reviews 3

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.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

77 user reviews 4

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.

60min Concerts

5 user reviews 5

60 min Concerts are hosting three evenings of exceptional live music from a piano quartet, classical ensemble and a beautiful combo of guitar and Arabic oud. All performances are held within churches, providing the perfect setting for an ethereal night of stunning sounds.

@ Flora Fauna Studios on Wed, 20th Nov 2019 @ 19:00 - 22:00

Taking place in a gorgeously decorated East London studio, HOPE is a sumptuous evening of food and drink, which is raising money for The Childhood Trust. Using recipes from her acclaimed cookbook 'Salt & Time', Alissa Timoshkina will cook four autumnal courses, matched with wines.


80 user reviews 4

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.

  Gospeloke East London

46 user reviews 4

@ Colours Hoxton on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

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.

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