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? Good.

Last updated on 30th July 2018




7 events @ 2 venues with 157 upcoming dates from 15 Sep 2018 until 27 Jan 2019

With the summer season comes the desire to drink at sky high venues and Skylight is here to bring you that and much more. Indulge in a little croquet, a spot of pétanque, or just kick back and enjoy the view at one of the best summer venues in London.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Thursday 20th September 2018

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.

21 events @ Cafe de Paris with 21 upcoming dates from 15 Sep 2018 until 24 Nov 2018

One of the best things to do in London this summer, Cafe de Paris is bringing you a programme of the very best in burlesque and cabaret to keep you entertained through these warmer months.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Thursday 20th September 2018

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.

10 events @ Secret London Location with 10 upcoming dates from 22 Sep 2018 until 15 Jun 2019

Get ready to give it some welly at this new monthly event. Disco Brunch will have you dancing on tables with their mix of the biggest disco tunes, bottomless cocktails and two courses of brunching deliciousness.

1 events @ Pitch Stratford with 3 upcoming dates starting on 16 Sep 2018

The ultimate East London chill-out pad, Pitch Stratford is your back yard away from home, complete with drinks, food, games and awesome summer parties for you to get into.

2 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 15 upcoming dates from 15 Sep 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

One of the best things to do in London in summer, this cool and quirky rooftop pop up invites to join them for cocktails, delicious food and a truly magical atmosphere.

38 events @ Boisdale of Canary Wharf with 137 upcoming dates starting on 15 Sep 2018

Boisdale of Canary Wharf are welcoming you in for the summer, bringing you some of the best live jazz, blues and soul in all of London, spread across their spectacular two-floor venue complete with restaurant, whisky bar, and cigar terrace.

4 events @ Neverland London with 21 upcoming dates from 15 Sep 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

For a magical summer in London, head to Fulham for sun, sand BBQ food and fun activities. Brought to you by the team at Neverland, The Fulham Beach Club has everything you need for a perfect summer from bottomless brunching to beer pong.

5 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 5 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 19 Oct 2018

The Prince of Wales is the place to visit this summer, not just playing host to some of the biggest parties and hottest DJs around, but also split across their main club venue and enviable rooftop space.