Quirky Activities In London

There's no shortage of strange and quirky in the capital, from Tina Turner getting you drunk at brunch through to entering an alternate universe in Battersea. London is awash with quirky activities meaning you have absolutely no excuse to throw a dull birthday bash, bore your date to tears or spend a weekend in bed again. Read on to find out the best quirky activities in London.

Last updated on 19th April 2018

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Laser Lates

4 user reviews

Relive your childhood days without looking weird at this laser tag session, as you defend a space-age maze base, complete with neon lights and cool gun packs – and the session is adults only.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Activity, Date Night, Something A Little Different, Stag Do
Not Applicable
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3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 150 upcoming dates from 03 May 2018 until 22 Jul 2018

Whether you're heading there for croquet, petanque or just a spot of cloud-gazing, this great rooftop bar is a fun place to do some quirky activities in London.

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The Four Thieves

31 user reviews
The Four Thieves
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The Four Thieves is a bit of a legend when it comes to quirky things to do in London. Not only are they a great little boozer but they also have an awesome upstairs games room. From virtual reality through to car racing and arcade games, no weekend will ever be the same.

Happily Affordable ££
Battersea

Start your day off with nothing other than an exhilarating speed boat ride down the Thames – then, you can enjoy a delicious set menu from Ping Pong to truly round off a spectacular day out.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Daytime, Walks & Tours, Something A Little Different
Background Music
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Everyone knows that bottomless brunch is a surefire way to banish boredom but The Candlemaker in South London are upping the ante. Stuff yourself with breakfast food as Tina Turner dances, prances and calls out bingo numbers at this alternative London activity.

11:00 - 14:00
Food & Drink, Daytime, Something A Little Different
Background Music
Clapham
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5 events @ 4 venues with 23 upcoming dates from 24 Apr 2018 until 05 Sep 2018

Disco Yoga is bringing two greats together at their alternative classes in East London. Taking place in Century Club, Disco Yoga will get you stretching, downward-dogging and sun-saluting to the best '80s anthems. They're even chucking in a post-workout cocktail to sweeten the deal.

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Ping Pong St Katharine Docks
Lazy Sumday | Unlimited Dim Sum £24.95

Head over to the picture-perfect St Katharine Docks for a delicious night of eating, drinking and learning. The renowned dim sum spot is letting you in on the tricks of the trade with one of their foodie masterclasses.

Happily Affordable ££
Wapping

It's time to live out those drag ambitions at Dr Kluger's Olde Tavern this January as the venue dresses up and puts on one hell of a bottomless brunch. Gorge on pancakes, bacon and waffles as the drag superstars lip sync and style it out in an epic battle; there will also be two hours of endless booze at this quirky venue.

12:30 - 16:00
Cabaret/Burlesque, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Canary Wharf
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Take a risk and try one of London's quirkiest activities as you take on a swing dance class at Cahoots. Swing Dance Sundays will allow you to channel your inner performer during lessons before you take on the dance floor later on in the night.

17:00 - 02:00
Classes, Fun Time Partying, Live Music, Something A Little Different
Soho
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As London's only dedicated shuffle table board bar, The Little Shuffle Club is all about the fun game. Head to Shoreditch to find the venue and find Patron cocktails and several table shuffle boards.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Sport, Fun Time Partying, Daytime, Food & Drink, Stag Do, Hen Party, Activity
Background Music
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1 events @ Japan Centre Ceramics & Sushi with 1 upcoming dates starting on 25 Apr 2018

Try learning something a bit different with the Japan Centre, as they guide you through the process of creating delicious food like miso, sushi and more.

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This cool and quirky activity is the perfect union of life drawing and cabaret. Grab some drinks and get-to sketching some of the finest cabaret and burlesque performers from around the city.

13:00 - 16:30
Cabaret/Burlesque, Something A Little Different, Daytime, Themed Nights
Electro
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9 events @ 7 venues with 34 upcoming dates from 25 Jan 2017 until 15 Nov 2018

Adding a healthy dose of music to the classic pub quiz formula is Sounds Familiar Pub Quiz, shoving seven discos into one night. With a whole heap of rounds, you will be challenged to singalong, guess the name of the song and dance on the tables come the end of this quirky London night out.

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2 events @ 2 venues with 3 upcoming dates starting on 12 May 2018

Pimp a pineapple, cover your cocktails in edible glitter and style your macaroons at Christabel's - the masters of quirky activities in London. Taking place in secret locations across the city, these parties will guarantee hours of fun.

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Drink Shop & Do

347 user reviews

If there's one company that know a thing or two about quirky London activities, it's Drink Shop & Do. The quaint venue packs a fun punch with Disney-inspired bottomless brunches, glitter-filled soirees and Beyonce dance classes.

Happily Affordable ££
Kings Cross

A stained glass making class for all of the people who always wanted to try but didn't follow through is coming to London. This unusual three hour event will see you bringing home two of your own made stained glass light catchers by the end. 

18:30 - 21:30
Classes, Something A Little Different
Kings Cross
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