25 Fun Things To Do This Dry January in London

Christmas often leaves a graveyard of Bucks Fizz, Baileys and bottles of 'secco that never got finished, making you think, perhaps it's time for a little detox? If Dry Jan happens to be one of your New Year's resolutions, you're in luck as London has plenty of booze-free things to do, so you'll never miss out. From food festivals to River Thames cruises, quirky fitness classes to bar crawls of the city's best no-alcohol cocktail bars, explore our guide of fun things to do this Dry January in London.

Last updated on 25th June 2020

Urban Missions

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Piece together clues sent to your phone, solve riddles and rush around the city while trying to stop a bomb from going off and rescue hostages at this unique adventure. It's sure to be one hair-raising experience that's not for the faint of heart. 

The Grand

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The Grand may be one of London's hottest spots for late-night entertainment, but these guys know how to have fun without alcohol. This January, you can catch the classic movie Labyrinth starring David Bowie, and have an audience with comedy queen Nina West with more TBC.

  The Big London Bake

635 user reviews 5

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Valid on any dates between 04/07/2020 and 30/09/2020.

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. 

New Motion Fitness

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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. 

Electric Shuffle

248 user reviews 5

An all-new concept 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.

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. 

Flight Club

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Pioneers of the social darts experience, Flight Club are a 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 an game of high-tech darts with a long pizza paddle that's perfect for sharing.

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 one of Ballie Ballerson's iconic London locations for the chance to tuck into tasty slices of pizza, sweet sips and lose yourself to the madness of the ball pool.

  The Cheese Crawl

15 user reviews 5

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Who needs bar crawls when you can have cheese crawls? Get your belly full with endorphin-releasing dairy delights, take part in cheese-themed trivia quizzes and explore the cities finest purveyors of Camembert, Stilton, cheddar and beyond. 

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.

Regardless of whether you're doing it for the fitness or just wanna look fly when hitting the dancefloor, these dance classes across London will have you ditching the Cha Cha Slide for something a little more impressive. Check out the best of them and get into the groove. 

Puttshack Bank

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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. 

Thames Rockets

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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.