Best Summer Pop-Ups In The UK

Looking for fun things to do in the UK this summer? Believe us when we say: this country has got the goods. From Brighton to Manchester, you'll find a whole host of cool events and venues sprouting in city spaces, including beachy courtyards to relax in, pub garden entertainment, immersive movie nights and seaside music festivals. Read on to find out more about the best summer pop-ups in the UK this year.

Last updated on 21st July 2022

Located in the heart of Hertfordshire, Ashridge House is known as a real gem. Make your way to this much-loved spot in the warmer months for their epic range of activities, from car shows to open-air cinemas - which won't fail to disappoint.

Newport: The Pod

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This sprawling outdoor venue is home to pop-up igloos that cannot be missed out on. Book yourself into The POD for the chance to lap up an NYC-inspired drinking and dining experience, complete with charming surroundings, tasty cocktails and mouthwatering street food.

A fabulous pop-up bar in London, The Brixton Courtyard has had its summer makeover and it's ready to host. Head down to the South London haunt for beach vibes and brunch parties with some of the coolest DJs in the city.

If chicken's your thing then this pop-up food festival should be working its way to the top of your summer agenda. Wing Fest will be touching down in Manchester and Bristol this August and September to bring you some of the best wings in the world, alongside drinks, music and interactive activities.

One of the most popular London pop-ups year-on-year, Skylight is the Tobacco Dock hotspot fronting cocktails, tasty bites and quirky lawn games. Alongside the usual pretty rooftop location, 2021 will see the venue launching a new street food market at ground level.