Fun Activities for Big Kids in London

Thanks to London rent prices, the grinding misery of the daily commute and having to remortgage every time you want a pint of craft beer, we sometimes feel like going back in time. Return to the days of your childhood, when life was bill-free and fish finger-filled, thanks to these great things to do. Jump into ball pits or putt your way round a mad golf course with our guide to fun activities for big kids in London.

Last updated on 23rd May 2022

A fun activity that'll have you running around London while taking quirky snaps in odd places, Game of Stones is a must for big kids. Perfect for you and your mates to let of a little steam, the event will also task you to work out riddles and crack clues.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

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Ballie Ballerson is a haven for re-living those days spent at soft play centres. Once the weekend rolls around, you can sip on bottomless prosecco, porn star martinis and chomp on unlimited pizza, before plunging head-first into a ball pit, or head along one evening for some midweek fun.

Hyper Reality

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Fancy yourself as a gaming wiz? Head to Hyper Reality and you'll get the incredible opportunity to explore everything in two hours. From riding rollercoasters to chasing high scores and exploring new worlds, this is the ultimate adventure for London's big kids.

This is the ultimate golfing playground for big kids in London, offering state-of-the-art gameplay in wacky surroundings. Join Plonk for a round of golf and get a little competitive on a quirky date, birthday treat or fun day out. 


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A quirky experience designed for two, DARKFIELD is an audio performance that can be enjoyed by a pair at home. Sit across from one another, pop in your headphones and prepare to be immersed into a creepy, unnerving soundscape.

Let your inner child out with a singing sesh at London's hottest karaoke club. Not only are there 10 rooms for all sorts of capacities, but there's even live DJs come the weekend and a mouthwatering cocktail list every day. What more could you want?

Interactive Pro Gaming

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Nothing sums up a big kids' day out more than combining VR tech with a pint and the arcade. You'll get an out-of-this-world experience with Interactive Pro Gaming in Battersea: a virtual reality experience in the pub. What's not to like?

Dabbers Bingo

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Easily one of the best nights out for London's big kid contingent, Dabbers is the bonkers bingo experience that's helping you unleash your inner child. From open-air and virtual sessions to full-blown bottomless brunches, these quirky events are perfect for birthdays, hen dos and team get-togethers.

BucketRace Public Events

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Unleash your inner child with BucketRace. The brand hosts all kinds of fun games and activities, including brilliant scavenger hunts that send you looking for hidden gems all over London, as well as cracking online quizzes and more.

AIM Escape

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Promising something that's a little different from your average escape room, AIM is a premium experience with four thrilling areas of puzzle solving to get trapped in. Expect a thrilling combination of immersion and technology at this quirky activity. 


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Whether you fancy becoming a spy for the afternoon or stepping into the world of Assassin's Creed, ClueQuest is one of the top fun things to do in London today. Enjoy hours of thrills at these unique experiences in Kings Cross.

London Games Room

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Situated in Islington, London Games Room is giving you everything you need at Foosball Club. They're hosting an epic table football championship tournament - get ready to test your skills at this lively nail-biter.

Foosball Club

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Take your foosball skills to a whole new level at this unmissable hub of activities. Located in Islington, Foosball Club has world-class tables for you and your mates to play on, alongside a wide choice of craft beer and pizza to keep you refreshed between games. 


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Take a trip down memory lane by playing all of the 80s and 90s games you used to love over at Reztron's events. These guys are holding bottomless SEGA brunches at Aquum in South and retro gaming socials at PocketSquare Skyline Bar in East.

London Shuffle Club

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Grab your friends and live your best life at London Shuffle Club. Expect plenty of non-stop games to showcase your skills and, if you're feeling peckish, then check out their boozy bottomless brunches with prosecco and pizza galore.

For big kid activities in London, look no further than Flight Club's various venues. Go for the bullseye on their high-tech dartboards, play fun games against your pals, or get stuck into a pizza and prosecco brunch.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

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If you're a big kid and looking for a good ol' time, then be sure to check out Blingo. Hosted by the hilarious and potty-mouthed pensioner Grandma Flash, alongside her 87-year-old DJ and part-time lover, Harry Spelvin, you can expect an evening filled with plenty of tunes and bingo. 

The Magic Hour

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Get ready to be bamboozled as you spend the evening just inches away from some of the world's most impressive sleight of hand performers. The Magic Hour's legendary lineup includes feats of impossible and mind-reading tricks that will leave you mesmerised for days after.


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Are you a big kid that wants to zoom through London your very own e-bike or scooter? Now's your chance; these unique tours will teach you plenty about the city as you ride through Angel and Barbican, or past the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington.

For fun activities, check out Boxpark's virtual reality experience. This epic event lets you and up to eight team members fight against robots, zombies and, even, each other. Plus, you can head to the bar afterwards for some much-needed drinks.