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 sunshine-appropriate bars and cool events going down. From pop-up parties to boozy river cruises, tasty chow to rooftop wonders; this 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.

Last updated on 27th April 2021

Missing your fix of live DJ sets? Luckily, Prince of Wales is here to save the day with their Spaced Out series of boozy brunches and suppers. Grab yourself a private booth to spend the day drinking, dining and dancing at this South London spot.

One of the best things to do this summer, Fuller's are ready and waiting to spice up your evenings with their theatrical series. Grab your mates and head to one of Shakespeare in the Garden's events to catch live performances of famous plays while sipping on craft brews. 

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Live your best life with a rooftop party this summer in celebration of The Mansion London's 10th birthday. Embracing a blue dress code, the event will see you dancing to live DJ sets, checking out some impressive art and having your future read by a clairvoyant. Need a navy top up? Make-up artists are on hand to help you out.

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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.

If sipping cocktails in a secret rooftop garden sounds like your kind of Saturday night, then Midnight Apothecary is the place for you. Swing by this gorgeous hidden gem for botanical sips surrounded by wildflowers and glowing fairy lights.

Fulham Beach is an unmissable summer pop-up in London. Join theme in their stunning Thameside location for the chance to recline in your own cabana, sipping cocktails and devouring street food. That's not all though as they're home to some of the South's best late night parties. 

It's hot, you're sweaty and in need of something cool to throw your perspiring self into. Fortunately London is awash with lidos and outdoor spots for swimming, we've got our favourite here, along with the best places for brunch nearby. You can thank us later.