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 and everywhere in between, 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.

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Last updated on 5th July 2024

Birmingham: Seasonal Markets

Seasonal Markets are hosting all kinds of food and drink pop-ups in Birmingham throughout the year. Not only will you get to enjoy a range of delicious munch, including chilli, BBQ bites and chicken, but also cocktails and craft beers while DJs play.

UK-Wide: Wing Fest

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 cities such as London, Sheffield, Bristol and Derby to bring you some of the best food, drinks, music and activities like axe throwing and eating competitions. 

London: The BBQ Club

Situated on the banks of the River Thames, with gorgeous views across the water, The BBQ Club is the place to be this summer. The fun pop-up showcases a six-course tasting menu that you'll get to whip up on your very own tableside Big Green Egg.

London: Rooftop Film Club

If it's London pop-ups you're after, Rooftop Film Club really is not to be missed. Found at the sky-high spot Roof East, they're screening a range of fantastic movies, from Dirty Dancing to Crazy Stupid Love, complete with killer views, food and drinks.

Birmingham: The Old Crown

Get on down to The Old Crown in Birmingham for their lineup of Food Fests. Swing by the best-loved boozer to get your smackers around scrumptious food, from juicy burgers to enticing Indian eats, complete with live music, DJs and free entry.

London: Brixton Jamm

A fabulous pop-up bar in London, Brixton Jamm 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, as well as quizzes, drag bingo and other fun events.

Manchester: The Lawn Club

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One of the UK's prettiest summer pop-ups, The Lawn Club is the Manchester hangout designed with sunny days in mind, whether you're taking a seat on the foliage-covered terrace or lounging on their sprawling grass area. Head over to Hardman Square and get sipping on refreshing spritz cocktails and craft beers from the outdoor bar, while relaxing on comfy bean bags or cute deckchairs.