Tune out the summer heat and get involved with the season's hottest event. Head to The Old Metal Exhchange where this unique take on HG Wells' War of the Worlds brings together top-notch technology and immersive techniques to recreate the Martian invasion.
Top 20 Things To Do This Summer
We made it! Winter was great and god knows we love the charming wet weather of spring, but by darn it's summer - and luckily for us, you, and everyone else in fair London; there are loads of weather-appropriate bars and cool events going down. From pop-up parties to boozy river cruises, tasty chow to rooftop wonders; this here city has them all. In no particular order, check out our recommended top 20 things to do this summer in London and don't you waste another sunny minute, okay?
For more inspo? Check out our guide to summer in London.
One of the highlights of the summer dining calendar, Jimmy's BBQ Club is back on the South Bank for a stunning season of delicious eats that puts you in charge of firing up the grill and getting those goods on the sizzle.
London Shuffle are back with their first permanent floor-based shuffleboard club. Serving up pizza, beers and cocktails to boot, head to Shoreditch for one of the top things to do in London this summer.
Inspired by tales from the notorious Wild West, this pop up bar in Fulham brings you a fun and fully immersive experience, and one of the best things to do in London this summer. Smuggle in your favourite bottle of moonshine and let expert mixologists at the Moonshine Saloon craft some snappy cocktails for you.
Whether you're a long time lover of this west London hotspot or still haven't checked it out, this summer is the perfect time to hit up Fulham Beach. Think indoor pergolas, pop-up restaurants, live music, yoga on the beach, bottomless brunch and much more.
Whether you're looking for a new after-work drinks spot, in need of quirky date night inspo or searching for a cool group activity, check out Festibowl. This summer, the pop-up is back with old school games, mouthwatering street food and ice cold cocktails in the City.
Perfect for any amateur bakers out there, The Big London Bake is a quirky event taking place this summer, revolving around all the yeast-based fun of baking. Guests will be set a number of challenges by the event's talented professionals in order to find out who is London's true star baker. Immortality is only a scone's throw away; this great summer event has everything you could possibly knead.
From Fulham Palace to Crystal Palace, pop-up cinema events are taking over some of the finest outdoor spaces in the capital to bring you a line of only the most epic films from The Favourite to The Big Lebowski.
There's a whole wealth of VR experiences in London, but none quite like Otherworld. Like something out of the mind of Charlie Brooker, this VR wonderland blends experience pods and street food for the ultimate night.
The Lost Love Speakeasy is opening its doors to artists, gangsters and movie stars alike for a twisted tale of hidden romance. Be immersed in one of London's most exciting experiences, while dressed to the nines and treated like a member of New York's elite.