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 24th March 2020

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.

From hampers filled with charcuterie, pickles, and chutneys over to isolation party kits that'll supply you with mouthwatering fondue and cracking pizzas, Jimmy's is really helping you to make the most of your lockdown lunching.

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.

The 90's Brunch

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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.

This stunning Shoreditch spot is embracing the more creative things in life over a number of upcoming arts and crafts workshop. The rooftop venue is offering up sessions that'll teach you how to make your own bath oils, the art of natural tie-dye and mindful drawing.

The Luna Cinema - London

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The Luna Cinema is hosting a season of outdoor film screenings at gorgeous venues across London. Take your pick between old-school classics such as Singin' In The Rain and Pretty Woman, or something more modern, including Judy and Joker, and head over to an iconic city spot for an unforgettable night.

  Gospeloke East London

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@ Colours Hoxton on Thursday 16th April 2020 and 2 other Thursdays

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.

@ The Vaults on Sat, 6th Jun 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Coming to The Vaults for one night only, this immersive party is channelling the Blitz spirit with a non-stop knees up into the early hours and plenty of vintage-inspired cocktails. With a strict 1940s-themed dress code, you'll be able to lindy hop to live music in an authentic air-raid shelter.


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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.

Bringing you a wealth of unique cabaret shows to check out this May, the London Burlesque Festival is blowing off the lid of classic and contemporary forms to showcase some of the finest talents from across the globe in two central London venues.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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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. 

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.

Agency Unknown

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Get ready for one hell of a London night out as Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing and The Comedy House Party bring you wacky prizes, dancing on tables and a belly full of laughs.

Bashment Brunch

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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. 

Nestled next to Spitalfield you'll find Crispin, a dinky all-day restaurant dishing up low intervention wines and modern cuisine from a regularly-changing roster of guest chefs. But it's not just the food that'll leave you impressed - the building itself is an architectural wonder, made from glass and zinc and taking the form of an asymmetric pavillion. 

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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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.

One of the most exciting food pop-ups in London this year, this restaurant crawl is raising money for Action Against Hunger by taking you on a unique four-stop tour of the city's swankiest spots with a delicious dish and accompanying drink in every venue.