Fun Things To Do This Dry January in London
Christmas often leaves a graveyard of buck's fizz, Baileys and bottles of 'secco that never got finished... perhaps it's time for a little detox? If going sober happens to be one of your New Year's resolutions, you're in luck as London has plenty of booze-free things to do. From food festivals to cruises along the River Thames and quirky fitness classes, this is our guide to the most fun things to do this Dry January in London.
This online immersive experience only requires a smart phone and a pair of headphones to take part. Challenge yourself to a thrilling online adventure this Dry January, which will transform your home into a chilling arena for games and problem solving with a few horrifying surprises.
Our guide to London's best mocktails proves that award-winning bars are paying just as much attention to their alcohol-free offerings as their boozy counterparts. From £4 South American-inspired mixes to bespoke blends catered to your tastes, there's plenty to explore.
Regardless of whether you're doing it for the fitness or just wanna look fly when hitting the dancefloor, these quirky classes across London will have you ditching the usual workout for something a little more impressive. Check out the best of them and get into the groove.
Take a trip to Pedley Street Station and who knows what horrors will unfurl, as The Murdér Express makes its historic journey. Combining theatre and dining, the focus is not so much on drink, and instead on the terrifying tale of murder and deception going on around you.
Ever wanted to sit on a jury for an intriguing case? This ground-breaking immersive online game is one fun thing to do this Dry January. You'll examine evidence, search online databases for clues and interrogate a defendant roughout the thrilling live experience.
Located in the heart of Covent Garden, Redemption Bar is a perfect option for all of you health-conscious people out there. Serving a wide range of brightly coloured boozeless beverages, the restaurant's menu complements the vibrant decor to make for an all-round treat.
Puttshack have claimed the title of the 'world's first' tech mini golf course, taking the already-fun game to new heights. Swing by (get it?) their spot in Bank and you'll have plenty of laughs taking on the crazy courses while soundtracked by danceable hits.
Take a moment to enjoy London in all its finery with a speedboat ride down the River Thames. Request a booze-free beverage and sip away as the sun sets over our city's most iconic landmarks, with award-wining comedians as your guide.
This Dry January, take part in an exclusive all-access VR experience in London. You'll get to try your hand at three hyper reality immersion zones, ranging from high score shootouts to digital go-karting, with access to the lounge area for a few refreshments afterwards.
Hire out your own private room at Lucky Voice and prepare to belt out some classic tunes with your closest pals. Whether you have the voice of an angel or nails down a chalkboard, you'll have plenty of fun while singing your heart out with optional refreshments.
If exercise was on the list of resolutions too, this is one fun way to get you pulse rising. Boxing, HIIT, dance and yoga are all on the cards with live DJs and Lightbox's iconic light display beaming around you while you get physical.
If you're in the mood for trying something a little different on a night out in London, head to The Magic Hour. This fun alcohol-free experience will have you gawping at magic tricks and mind reading from one of the UK's top magicians.
Get your bake on at this wholesome, yet also pretty adrenaline-inducing, day out. Taking inspiration from the hit TV show, the event will have you go head-to-head with other budding baking talent to create your own winning treats.
Pioneers of the social darts experience, Flight Club are the go-to for a fun night out, with various spots across the city for you and the gang to explore. Take to the oche and enjoy a game of high tech darts with a pizza paddle that's perfect for sharing.
Taking the game of bowling to new heights, All Star Lanes is a Brick Lane institution that's sure to add a good does of fun to your Dry January. Enjoy hours of bowling, hand-spun American-style shakes and a menu of mouthwatering hot dogs, burgers and more.
You don't need booze to have fun when there's a full-size adult ball pit doing the work for you. Head over to Ballie Ballerson's iconic Shoreditch location for the chance to tuck into tasty slices of pizza, sweet sips and lose yourself to the madness of the ball pool.
How does a night spent ice skating on a rooftop and slurping hot chocolate with picturesque views of the city sound to you? Well Skylight are offering you all that and more with their sky-high hideaway, cosy huts to escape the cold and stellar street food selection.
If you're on the hunt for alcohol-free fun this January, shimmy on down to Queens Skate Dine Bowl for an evening of whizzing around the ice rink and getting competitive on the bowling lanes. And to keep you fuelled? There's a huge MEATliquor, serving up vegan bites and juicy burgers.
From the minds behind Flight Club, Electric Shuffle combines innovative technology with the great British pastime of shuffleboard to create something totally unique. Assemble a team and head over for a healthy dose of competition and delicious eats to boot.
Walk in the footsteps of some of football's most well-recognised stars at this exclusive tour of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Taking place this January, the bespoke event will feature glances at the inner sanctum of the state-of-the-art venue with multimedia sets from some famous faces.
Otherworld is a thrilling multi-dimensional experience that doesn't need a drop of alcohol to be enjoyed. You'll be blasted off on a virtual reality adventure where you can shoot zombies, enter The Matrix, re-live your early Fruit Ninja conquests and more.