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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.
If you've had your fill of rooftop bars and beach-themed pop-ups, head west to Queen's, where the fun is slightly more chilled. Get to grips with ice-karting and race against the clock at this unique event.
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.
Head to Exhibit B for the most fabulous drag brunch, with Tayce and her Drag Sisters performing their award-winning mixes, all while you enjoy 1.5 hours of bottomless bubbles and an item of the delicious brunch menu.
This summer prepare for the ultimate brunch party, as not only are the Duck & Waffle and Sushisamba providing the food and fantastic DJs, they're also providing three floors and two outdoor terraces of fun and great views.
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.
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.
This rooftop event combines fitness with stunning views and delicious food, as you are invited to join some of London's best instructors for a class on the roof, before breakfast at Aviary (which is half price!) and a swag bag full of goodies.
One of the best events in London this summer features stunning views of London, a 6 course menu and the chance to learn from an expert BBQ chef. Find all this at Jimmy's BBQ Club, where dishes will leave your mouth watering.
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.
All aboard the rum-fuelled Wood's barge! You'll start off at Number 90 Bar & Restaurant before setting sail to Granary Square in Kings Cross on an hour-long cruise, where you can see the beautiful Hackney Wick landscape all while enjoying a complimentary Wood's cocktail.
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.
Tumble into a fantasy world of enchanted forests, epic castles and decadent dining as Darling and Edge put on their latest immersive event. This time the dynamic duo are taking on Swan Lake; dance with danger, feast on a banquet prepared by a Masterchef winner and choose whether you follow the white or black swan.
Kick start your summer mornings with this amazing yoga class taking place in the iconic Sky Garden. Along with incredible views of the city, the class also includes a breakfast to kick things off.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Night Tales is the ultimate summer destination, set within a railway arch and boasting a sun drenched garden, a nightclub, several bars, and attracting some of the best DJs London has to offer.
Nomad Cinema are returning to London for another scorching line-up in some of the city's most beautiful locations.From an old cemetery to Hyde Park Lido, catch your favourite films under the stars.
There's a new rooftop riding into town and it promises to take over your summer days. Bar Elba is located in Waterloo and is inspired by Napoleon's Mediterranean exile but with a sexy twist; think London views, neon colours and summery concoctions.
Join Pub Tropicana for the ultimate summertime bar experience, where you can enjoy arcade and console gaming, neon ping-pong, table football, live World cup screenings, cult pub quizzes, delicious beer, cocktails and themed Djs to create one big, party place.
If you're looking for a spot where the cocktails and strong and the DJs are insatiable, this sunny pop up in Shoreditch will be appearing as an enchanted garden to bring you one of the best things to do this summer.