August is a busy month to enjoy the final days of summer, and an extra long weekend. We’ve done the research for you and picked our top six favourite events happening in London, whether you’re in the mood for brunch or a high energy afternoon.
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1. The Great Gatsby
“The honour would be entirely mine if you would attend my little party.”
You’re transported into the roarings 20s as this immersive cast reenact the classic novel. Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties and that’s not an invite you want to turn down. This unforgettable evening will have you dancing the night away whilst the incredible characters add unexpected twists and turns. Dressing up is advised, and its best to wear comfortable shoes.
2. Roof Terrace Summer Sessions at the Ham Yard Hotel
The Ham Yard Hotel is a great spot for summer drinks on the terrace in Soho. This August they’re hosting a Garden to Glass session filled with botanical drinks and a Rosé on the Roof night. These nights are very popular, and its advised to book ahead.
LOCATION: 1 Ham Yard, London, W1D 7DT
3. The World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle
August sees the world’s biggest bouncy castle come to London, and its called The Beast. At a mammoth length of 893 ft, it was created for one purpose only – to give adults the chance to be a kid again! For four days only, Alexandra Palace will host the event along with street food, cocktails and prosecco on tap.
LOCATION: Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
4. London Craft Beer Festival
For the 5th year the London Craft Beer Festival are back, and bigger than ever. This carnival of beer is centred around celebrating the best of modern beer culture, and London’s place right at the heart of it. With 45+ of the world’s finest breweries there’s plenty to choose from. As well as beer they have live music from well-known DJs and top chefs creating pop up restaurants.
LOCATION: Shoreditch Electric Light Station, Shoreditch N1 6HD
5. The August Hackney Flea Market
Abney Public Hall is the perfect spot for a bargain should you fancy an explore this weekend of August. Filled with vintage trinkets and independent sellers its the perfect spot to grab a bargain, as well as a one-of-a–kind treasure.
LOCATION: 73A Stoke Newngton Church St, N16 0AS London
6. Bottomless Brunch at the Beach
Previously described as a journey to a beachside paradise, Neverland in South London just got even more exciting. Launching 14th August this summer spot will be offering bottomless brunch for only £30 per person! This includes unlimited Neverland cocktail, prosecco and cider, food to the value of £10 alongside DJs and a photobooth. Sessions run from 12-2pm and 3-5pm. More information about the venue here.
LOCATION: Neverland London, Wandsworth Bridge Road, London, SW6 2TY