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 27th April 2017
The highly successful London Wine Week returns this June, taking over London's nightlife and bringing some of the most aromatic creations to the capital. The week will see a number of wine-based events pop-up across Central London, showing off some of the world's finest bottles of wine. With crisp whites, fruity rosés and strong reds all on display, this event is perfect for any wine-lovers out there.
After sell-out success in 2015 and a slew of rave reviews, Alice's Adventures Underground returns for 2017 to the Vaults in Waterloo. The amazing immersive theatre event whisks you down the rabbit hole into a topsy-turvy land of Mat Hatters, Cheshire Cats and Tweedledees and Tweedledums.
The Chap Olympiad is a garden party like no other: a celebration of Britain’s sporting ineptitude, you’ll be dressed to the nines in elegant finery and formal wear while competing in a bunch of impractical games. This is a party where maintaining your trouser crease is more important than crossing the finishing line, picnic hampers take upmost important, and everyone must dress appropriately for dandying about.
There's nothing like a summer evening spent partying, and that's exactly what's going to be happening with The Dutch Master as the boat cruises the Thames, taking some of London's most beautiful sights. Along with jaw-dropping scenery, there will also be a killer soundtrack blasting through the headphones, with multiple channels so you can choose exactly how to sound track your night.
Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith are the self-proclaimed Three Wine Men. Having travelled around the world, tasting the finest sparkling wines on offer, they are hoping to impart some of their wisdom and passion on London this summer. On the night, guests will be able to enjoy all the samples of prosecco, champagne, franciacorta and English sparkling wine that they can stomach. This has to be one of the best drinks event in London this summer.
Belgian Beer in Oval Space – do you need any more convincing? Try your way through 20 authentic Belgian craft breweries with your own festival class, and if you need some food, there’s tonnes of Belgian food available from their kitchen.
You want a BBQ this summer, but you don’t know where to go? Well, here’s somewhere you haven’t thought to look: The Underground Supper Club. Not only will you dine on three courses of delicious BBQ food in a decommissioned tube carriage, you’ll also receive a welcome cocktail and a great company.