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, the city has plenty of booze-free shindigs to get stuck into. From cruises along the River Thames to quirky fitness classes, check out our guide to fun things to do this Dry January in London.

Last updated on 9th February 2023


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. 

The Big Bakes

Get your cake on at this wholesome, yet also pretty adrenaline-inducing, day out. Putting your skills to the test, the event will have you go head-to-head with other budding baking talents to create your own winning treats. 

Lucky Voice Karaoke

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, there's plenty of fun to be had while singing your heart out.

The Magic Hour

If you're in the mood for alcohol-free fun things to do in January, venture to The Magic Hour. This fun experience will have you watching tricks and mind-reading from one of the UK's top magicians. Fancy dinner and a show? There are also options for that.

Brixton Jamm

Get ready as Brixton Jamm is flaunting an epic Dry January version of its Paint & Vino event. Treat yourself to a few glasses of the non-alcoholic vino, all while using a canvas and art supplies to make your very own masterpiece. Need a hand? The experts are there for that.

Curious Invitation Talks

Looking for fun ways to stay entertained this Dry January? Curious Invitation Talks is hosting a bunch of unique goings-on at Soho spot The Century Club. Get ready for hilarious improv comedy nights, dazzling musical cabaret and engaging talks about interesting people, such as David Bowie.

Backyard Comedy Club

One of our favourite dry January activities in London, the Backyard Comedy Club is home to an epic roster of stand-up and character acts. Whether you want to catch Lee Hurst at a free gig or some of the finest up-and-coming talent, there's plenty to get stuck into here.

Hyper Reality

This Dry January, take part in an exclusive VR experience. 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. 

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour

Walk in the footsteps 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. 

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

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.

West End Musical Tour Silent Disco Walking Tour #silenttours

@ The Marquis of Granby on Various dates from Saturday 25th March 2023

Experience the magic of the city with the West End Musical Tour Silent Disco Walking Tour. Not only will you get to see some of the capital's finest landmarks and streets, but also get to dance away to top-notch tunes. On top of that? There will be hilarious commentary too.

Quirky Ways To Get Fit in London

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. 

Bars For Alcohol-Free Cocktails

Our guide to Dry January bars in London shines the spotlight on some of the city's best alcohol-free offerings. From £4 South American-inspired mixes to bespoke blends catered to your tastes, there's plenty to explore. 

Game of Stones Treasure Hunts

Spice up mundane January nights by joining in on Game Of Stones' exciting and interactive treasure hunt. Grab your friends as you walk through dark alleyways and under bridges in order to find clues and solve the riddles. You also are in for a chance to win some prizes.

Flight Club

Pioneers of the social darts experience, Flight Club are the go-to for a fun night out, with various spots across the city for the gang to explore. Take to the oche and enjoy a game of high-tech darts flaunting pizza paddles that are perfect for sharing.

Dabbers Bingo

Dabbers Bingo is bringing a little excitement to January with its awesome range of events. Immerse yourself in its competitive games, which are soundtracked by entertainment from the best-loved hosts. It gets even better, as there are alcohol-free drinks at the bar.