Quirky Activities In London

There's no shortage of strange and quirky across the capital, from Tina Turner getting you boozy at brunch to shuffleboard championships and secret karaoke bars. This city is awash with unusual things to do, meaning you have absolutely no excuse to throw a dull birthday bash, bore your date to tears or spend a weekend at home again. Read on to find out the best quirky activities London has to offer.

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Last updated on 13th June 2024




Ballie Ballerson London

Home to one million balls and a signature glowing pit of them housed in a huge mirrored cage, Ballie Ballerson is one quirky night out in London. You'll get to jump head-first into a unique experience, complete with a hit soundtrack and retro sweet-inspired cocktails from the bar.

WeJam

When it comes down to quirky activities in Camden, WeJam is a real winner. Immerse yourself in a world of rock music, as you gather your closest pals and record some top-notch bangers in the booth. Fancy upgrading your experience? You can also request food and bevvies.

Avora: A New-World Cocktail Experience

@ Roscorp Laboratories on Various dates from Monday 17th June 2024

Enter an immersive universe, complete with mystic woodland and exotic flora when you secure tickets to Avora: A New-World Cocktail Experience at Roscorp Laboratories in Hoxton. Brought to you by the masterminds behind Alcotraz and Moonshine Saloon, this fantastical event invites you to don a purpose-built jumpsuit and embark on a mission, where, before entering, you will first drink one of three complimentary cocktails to help you prepare for the magical landscape you're about to enter. 

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Sandbox VR London

If you're looking for something a little different to do besides the usual dinner and drinks, why not book Sandbox VR London? Gather your mates and embark on an epic virtual reality mission. Immerse yourself in one of eight worlds: take part in your very own Squid Game or save the planet from aliens.

Dabbers Bingo

Bored of the same old nights out? Dabbers Bingo is hosting one hell of a party, complete with top-notch DJs, hilarious hosts and amazing themed games. While waiting for your numbers to be called, sip on drinks and get ready for a confetti-filled affair.

Bunker 51

Bunker 51 is a cold-war themed Greenwich bunker hosting live events, paintballing sessions, zombie experiences and even laser tag. The perfect place to unleash your inner child, the sprawling venue is packed out with hidden nooks or vast playing areas, ideal for doing battle with your nearest and dearest.

Neon Naked Life Drawing

Paint the town luminous green with Neon Naked Life Drawing across multiple London venues like The Old Queens Head in Islington. Classes are designed for beginners, so anyone can stuck in. Practise various image-making techniques like continuous line and pointillism, guided by Jylle Navarro.

Neverland London

There's so much going on at Neverland London, you know you're never going to be bored. Not only is the venue an absolute beaut, but there's shuffleboard, beer pong, darts and cracking DJs bringing the very best disco and house bangers.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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 singalongs, guessing the song and dancing on tables come the end of this quirky event.

Breakin‘ Escape Rooms

When quicky London group activities call, Breakin' Escape Rooms should provide the answer. There are seven fun scenarios to choose from, all with 90 minutes on the clock. Think becoming a witch or wizard to fight dark forces, pulling off a heist and more.

UKG BINGO

If you wanna get involved in non-stop quirky fun, UKG Bingo's epic events are sure to wet your whistle. Not only will you get to let loose to live DJ sets, but there are also crazy games and ridiculous challenges to get stuck into. And if you win? You'll nab a prize.

Party n Paint

Not your average night out, Paint N Party sees you creating a work of art to 90s, R&B or hip hop, all while sipping on prosecco and cocktails. You'll get to take your masterpiece home and there'll be prizes for the best creations.

StreetHunt Games

Are you great at cracking clues? Or a wizz with mysteries? Put your sleuthing to the test with StreetHunt Games, where you'll combine a scavenger hunt and crime solving, all while getting to see some of the most interesting streets in London.

Moonshine Saloon: Western Cocktail Experience

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Tuesday 18th June 2024

It's time to bring your own liquor and get to Shoreditch, where Moonshine Saloon is transporting you to the Wild West in an immersive experience. Join a crew of outlaws and evade the sheriff, before sipping on bespoke cocktails expertly prepared by world-class bartenders.

plonk

Bringing you crazy golf on a neon-meets-jungle level is Plonk. With sites across Hackney, Camden and Borough Market, this top pick of fun activities in London for couples or groups sees you make your way through holes, looking for your mini golf champion.

Sky Garden

One of the most iconic places across the city due to its rooftop location in the Walkie-Talkie with floor-to-ceiling windows, Sky Garden is also a great shout if you're after fun activities in London. Why, you might ask? The venue has plenty of fun things to do, including morning yoga sessions while you take in those views and music nights to boot.

Flight Club

Flight Club is the original home of 'social darts', providing one heck of a fun night out for those stepping up to the oche. From bottomless brunches to private parties, there's heaps of quirky events and activities to choose. 

Proud

In need of a fun group activity or a quirky date night idea? You can find it all at Proud Cabaret City, from raucous drag bottomless brunches complete with lip syncing, bingo and karaoke to exclusive secret burlesque societies or dark, circus-themed cabaret exposes. Even better? You can always enjoy a sumptuous two-course meal while watching the performances here.

YO!

If you're looking for fun date night activities, YO! is hosting Sushi Schools at its restaurant in Bond Street. Not only will be shown how to whip up sashimi, nigiri, maki and more by an expert chef, but you'll also get a complimentary tipple thrown in too.

Mazer Zone

Bored of the same ol' plans? Then get ready for an out-of-this-world experience (literally) with Mazer Zone on Camden Street. This venue will have you completing quirky challenges in its escape rooms, including saving the world or stealing priceless gems, in order to win the game.

Bling my Bits Party

@ Tequila Mockingbird Covent Garden Lyceum on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2024

Looking for something a little more cheeky? Perfect for hen parties or just a quirky outing with your friends, Tequila Mockingbird in Covent Garden are hosting a wild Bling my Bits Party this June. Improve your artistic skills as the talented instructors guide you through the process of creating a piece of phallic pottery to take home with you, before taking part in their saucy quiz. Even better? There are three cocktails or mocktails included in your £48 ticket.

DNA VR Camden

Battle your way through zombie-infested lands, dive deep into the ocean or soar into outer space with DNA VR's epic virtual gaming experiences. Suitable for groups of up to six, you can either choose a free-roam or take part in an exhilarating escape room.

Hyper Reality

A treasure trove when it comes to VR experiences in London, Hyper Reality go all out when it comes to taking you to new worlds. From rollercoasters to zombies, this must-try location is ideal for unique adventures like you've never seen before.