We may already have got a record-breaking heatwave under our belts, but this summer is showing no signs of cooling off. With August upon us, we’ve got the gang at DesignMyNight to give us their hottest tips for events up and down the country, from Love Island brunching with bottomless fizz to Stranger Things sipping, so you don’t even need to break a sweat.
It is what it is, and sadly it’s come to an end. But Love Island won’t be leaving our screens quietly, and Tobacco Dock’s Skylight is making sure it doesn’t have to. With entry from £10, you can relive all the action of the past series through a hilarious mix of games, quizzes, singalongs and live music, alongside tasty food from their on-site vendors and three hours of bottomless prosecco, if you’re extra thirsty.
Be the master of your own ice cream destiny at this unique Soho pop-up from Magnum. Head down to Regent Street this August where they’ll be doling out one very VIP experience with DIY Magnum dipping, an interactive presentation on how the iconic ice comes into being and a luxury mocktail for just £15.
Whether you’re pioneering the plant-based lifestyle or just a sucker for a good old fashioned food fest, this monthly weekender at the Bohemia Place is bringing you 50 vegan traders, alongside CBD juices and ethical fashion stalls. Opt for their brunch package, and for just £25 you get a meal from the market, a seat at Night Tales and two boozy cocktails. Did someone say ‘bargain’?
Taking the rooftop bar concept on the road, the London Bar Bus will be travelling open-top around the capital’s most famous sights. Enjoy 90 minutes of booze with a view on this £25 luxury experience that also offers drinks packages for you and your pals, a funky Instagram flower wall and a fun and original way to experience the city.
A party mecca for those in the know, FEST is home to one of the best rooftop bars in North London. Perfect for celebrating the summer months in style, the chic spot within the Stables Yard boasts colourful decor, cool cocktails and awesome DJs every weekend. They’ve also got a killer events schedule with tickets going for as little as £7.50 (think cabaret shows, boozy brunch and nights dedicated to all things 90s).
Proving that shuffleboard is definitely not just for old fogies, London Shuffle Club gives the old-timers outdoor activity a very millennial makeover by throwing in cocktail slushies, craft beers and pizza. Book your 55-minute time slot from just £20, or shuffle up to their bottomless brunch for just £32.50.
One of the biggest and best beach parties in Zone 2 this month, Neverland is teaming up with The Little Blue Door to bring you a day-to-night blowout. Kick off with some cocktails and summer soundtracks at Fulham Beach, then head down to LDB where they’ll have rosé pong and guest DJs until the wee hours. And the best bit? Entry is just £10.
With tickets from just £4.50, Brighton’s premiere photo-op is back with more mind-bending architecture. Head over to the Kings Road Arches where this topsy-turvy, Insta-ready venue is waiting to bring you one of the most weird and wonderful experiences in the city this month.
Sitting somewhere between mass karaoke and a big cheesy club night, Ultimate Power is one of the UK’s favourite nights out. Visit The Ritz this month where they’ll be in residence to bring you nothing but the biggest power ballads in musical history, fun props and confetti drops, all for less than a tenner.
Head over to The Edinburgh Arches where The Pop Up Geeks have worked some magic and brought the world of Stranger Things to Market Street complete with props and themed drinks. Who gives a Finn Wolfhard about Demogorgon danger when The Upside Down is bringing you 80s-inspired cocktails, boozy floats and hard shakes all summer long?
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