What could be better than a great party? One on a rooftop, obvs! Here’s a few places for dancing with a view…
The roof really is the best place to see the stars: Sienna Miller and Idris Elba have been spotted at these glamorous, champagnesoaked afternoon parties. The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High St, W8 5SA. £20. Next event Sat June 14.
The 2 Bears’ Picnic
Funky, furry DJ duo The 2 Bears are hosting a teddy bears’ picnic at Dalston Roof Park, with a barbecue, booze and beats. Dalston Roof Park, Print House, 18 Ashwin St, E8 3DL. £16 (includes entry to XOYO). Next event Sat Jun 7.
Booming bass frequencies and trombone notes drift sweetly through the air at this respected dub and reggae night. Rootikal? Roofikal, more like. The Prince of Wales, 467-469 Brixton Rd, SW9 8HH. £9. Sat Jun 7.
Notsosilent Rooftop Parties
Silence is golden, but don’t expect it at these buzzing parties. Held on a hotel terrace, they paradoxically feature underground DJs. South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, EC2M 2AF. £10. Next event Sun Jun 8.
Soundcrash Reggae Roof Party
Top beat-maker DJ Vadim, hip hop MCs, live reggae, a Jamaican barbie, a Caribbean cocktail bar and live graffiti. Do you deserve this much lofty fun? Rockwell House, 10-14 Hewett St, EC2A 3NN. £15. Sat Jun 21.
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