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 19th February 2018
This festive pop up event in London makes for a perfect evening out this Christmas period. Dine on a delicious three-course meal from Indigo then snuggle down in front of your favourite festive classic and enjoy a cold, fizzy glass of Champagne.
With it's retro candy cocktails, delicious food and UV murals, Ballie Ballerson would be one London's best venues even without the one million ball play pit! This pop up event creates the ultimate adult playground for you to release your inner child, and even hosts a regular bottomless brunch.
This cute vintage pop up event in Shoreditch is one of the best London markets to check out this spring. With cocktails, music and amazing clothing deals, it's one you won't want to miss out on.
This quirky London pop up event will be returning to Scala for a night of insane karaoke magic, free face painting and great giveaways. With tickets from just £5, you'll be getting more than enough bang for your buck.
Head over to Latymers in West London for a night of food and drink as the pub cooks up five delicious Thai dishes, all accompanied and matched with various Beavertown Beers.
The best winter pop up in London in back for the month of February to bring you more cocktails and curling. Grab some pals, or a date, and get involved with everything on offer at Winterland.
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.
Try something new at this Mexican-inspired supper club, with dishes made from seasonal British ingredients while promising to be intriguing and challenging. It all takes place in a unique underground venue.
Margarita Rumble is back and uniting even more of London’s most amazing bars for two hours of unlimited margaritas, in order to find out which bar makes the Best Margarita in London.
Jess and Emma from Spread catering service are taking over Flotsam and Jetsam cafe in Tooting Bec to host a supper club that's capable of competing with the best. Guests will first enjoy a welcome cocktail, before tucking into a delicious 3-course dinner, made completely out of fresh, seasonal ingredients.
London Wing Fest is always a sell-out success and to prep for it National Chicken Wing Day is giving you a taste of things to come. Head over to The Old Truman Brewery for a night of chicken wings, live music and bourbon.
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.
Step into a glamorous 1960s party filled with London's elite to find out the dreadful secret one guest is harbouring. Taking place in Wringer and Mangle's downstairs bar, the night will be a fun mix of immersive theatre and murder mystery.
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.
The Ham Yard Hotel will be hosting the Hot Gin Roof again this year. This great winter pop up in Soho is fabulous to warm up during the bitter cold of January and February.
Taste your way across the globe at this unique dining experience, where you’ll eat five delicious courses hailing from India, China, Japan and more, as well as culinary surprises and themed cocktails.
Tuck into four delicious courses - from roasted lamb through to mackerel - to celebrate the arrival of spring. Taking place in Stoke Newington, this supper club is run by Divino in Vino and Call Her Chef and will include plenty of deliciousness, as well as matched wines with each course.
This great charity pop up in London is one of the best events coming up in March. With a range of delicious dishes on offer, and a friendly and inclusive atmosphere, all proceeds from the event will be going to Unicef to support their #CookForSyria campaign.
For just three nights One Marylebone will be playing host to a very special event as some of London's best bartenders descend on the venue to showcase their skills at this stunning event.
For an experience unlike any other, head to a beautiful London location such as The Brunel Museum or an old recotry to watch Il Matrimonio Segreto performed. The madly popular opera will be brought to life once again with talented cast members, stunning locations and the same hilarious story.
This great London pop up event fuses the feel of a traditional French market with an Après Ski twist. On until March, enjoy a trip around the stalls selling quaint winter wares, delicious French food and drink and catch the live jazz band perform.
With the iconic soundtracks, sassy characters and incredible production, Tarantino's films are all sorts of epic; head over to Aeronaut for a party that brings the best ones to life.
This fascinating series of London events pop up events offers a refreshing change from your standard smell-swill-and-spit wine tasting. Enjoy informative discussions about the elements that make up good wine, with dishes to go with every glass.
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.
This great new London musical comes to the Vaults Theatre this spring to bring you some feel-good Rock'n'Roll action. Bursting with energy and some serious punch, it's one of the best pop up events in London.
Press a button and a gin-based cocktail appears - dreams really do come true at Brockman's pop-up. The spirit brand will be taking over Black Swan Studios with their renowned drinks events which muddles gin cocktails, serves up gin-based small plates and gives away gin-tastic prizes.
Listen as the story of Frankenstein is played out in Kensington Library. Explore hidden corners with the ghost of the scientist himself, all in a unique soundscape developed by an award-winning musician.
The Phantasmagoria Cabaret will explore the issues between real and fake, right and wrong, and the hilarious disparities between them. Hosted by Patrizia Paolini and the gorgeous girls of Jesus Paolini Park, expect a night of hilarity.
This quirky pop up event at COLAB will unearth a history you never knew about. Unravel the story behind your character in the immersive storytelling maze and claim your free drink.
When was the last time you genuinely spent less than £5 on the cinema? Our betting is NEVER. So why not indulge in all of your cult classics and film favourites for that humble price? Found in The Clapham Grand, there's a super screen, popcorn and a post-movie party for one and for all.
Whether you're more of a stout sipper or love glugging an IPA, Craft Beer Rising will have something to wet your whistle, Taking place in Shoreditch, the beer festival will have more than 175 breweries, DJs and delicious street food traders.
Popping up in Backyard Bar, Nerd Nite is the fun-yet-informative night of 18-21 minute talks, where this month it’s all about love. The speakers will touch on the Stonewall Riots, how to die of a broken heart, and mythological love and betrayal.
Ever wondered what this newfangled virtual reality is all about? Well, The Four Thieves in Battersea are about to show you as they open their virtual reality room. Book a booth for you and three friends or if you're really keen take on the whole 20-minute experience for yourself.
Look back over the greatest hits of The Peppercorn Club's past events at this special London pop up event. The gang will be bringing back their favourite dishes from past events for a delicious four-course meal.
Proud Camden are throwing the ultimate beer party, with half priced beers all night, two areas of live music, as well as live performers and authentic German food to eat too.
Pelican Canteen are returning for another of their fun supper clubs, where you and your friends are all invited down to enjoy a Middle Eastern feast of mutton shoulder shawarma, halloumi, baba ganoush and more.
This unique pop up event in London is the ultimate way to celebrate Holi this year. Grab your pals and indulge in some serious paint-throwing and some delicious and colourful cocktails at Cinnamon Kitchen.
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.
One of the best pop up events in London, this stunning retelling of Persephone in the Underworld will leave you reeling from the sheer spectacle. One of the highlights of this year's VAULT festival, it's a show you won't forget quickly.
Supa Dupa Fly are shacking up in Ace Hotel, delivering an afternoon brunch made of two delicious courses, a quiz and 90s and 00s hip-hop all day long.
There's a rootin tootin party going on at Islington Metal Works and you're all invited. Head over to the venue for a night of bull riding, line dancing, BBQ food and juicy cocktails to perk up those cold February nights.
Yonder and Caravan are delivering the ultimate supper club, with three courses of great food, a cocktail masterclass, plenty of wine, and an inspirational talk, all while you swap seats between courses to get to know everyone extra well.
Shotgun Carousel is back at The Vaults with another stunning immersive club night. This Fat Tuesday-themed pop up in Waterloo is the perfect way to get your rocks off and your boogie on next payday.
Taking place over three days this May Bank Holiday, this fun pop up event in East London gives you the opportunity to taste-test the wares from some of the country's finest cheese makers, cheese-mongers and cheese-melters.
Enter a world of spies and operatives at this unique immersive event, where you will be a spy at an international agency, weaving your way through a crowd of other operatives, playing casino games and drinking cocktails. This spy-v-spy gaming is intense, live action and exciting.
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.
Putting your arts and crafts skills to the test, the West Elm are hosting a series of knitting based classes for Londoners to take part in. Whether you're looking to learn how to knit for the first time, or simply trying to learn a few new techniques, these easy-going classes offer a fun and stressfree way to hone your skills.