From DIY hampers and at-home meal kits all the way over to virtual quizzes and cocktail classes over Zoom, we've rounded up the very best things to do during lockdown; check out our latest campaign, DeliverMyNight.
Quirky Ideas For A Night In In London
We're all looking to get a little more familiar with the inside of our homes over the coming weeks, but how are you keeping occupied? The occasional Netflix binge here? A spring clean there? Glad to hear it, but what if you had alternatives? From fondue kits delivered directly to your front door to online events that you can enjoy while sitting in your sofa, we've discovered some of the unique ways to have a night in in London.
Making nights in that bit better, The Magic Hour is teaming up with Amigo's Magic & Olympicubs. Not only does this event support the Mayor of Croydon's five charities, but this is one for the whole family with child-friendly performances and show-stopping tricks.
When it comes to ideas for a quirky night in, there's nothing quite like a wine tasting. Ditch your local supermarket bottle in favour of 6 of Winfield Wines' best, as your wine education takes you around Italy's finest while being led by a WSET expert.
A young music mogul dead, a detective stuck on lockdown in search of a comrade to assist him in uncovering the truth... Will you help? This interactive online murder mystery is keeping you entertained with two weeks of nightly videos in which you'll hear statements, learn clues and inspect evidence as you get closer to finding the culprit.
With saloons and bars closed during the lockdown, it looks like Prohibition is back in the 20s. But that hasn't stopped Cassidy's Pharmacy, as the team behind Moonshine Saloon and Alcotraz delivers cocktails including spritzes, negronis, martini's and more to your home.
Looking for a chilled night of quizzing? Last Home Standing is definitely not the place for you. This fun-fuelled online experience may start off with a simple round of true or false but it quickly descends into raucous anarchy as the finalists fight it out- virtually - over a series of hilarious challenges.
Shake up your evening with a night of banging tunes, dance-offs and scavenger hunts, courtesy of Musical Bingo. Join the party pros as they bring you virtual bingo as you've never played it before with a little help from their brilliant hosts and DJs.
Looking for an excuse to get all glammed up? Why not take part in this fairytale-themed singalong event. Bringing together your favourite hits from Aladdin, Lion King and Mary Poppins, the show will include awe-inspiring performances - with the chance for you to get involved too.
Whether it's a date night activity or a little creative flow you're looking for, Paintvine have got you covered. Grab one of their affordable vouchers for 90 days of unfettered access to online tutorials, and they'll also send you all the supplies you should need to get started.
If you're after fun things to do during lockdown, Spectacular Pub Quizzes has you covered. With themed spanning the likes of Disney and The Office right through to Brooklyn 99 and Gavin & Stacey, there's something for everyone.
Found yourself craving proper craft beers and aren't really satisfied with what your finding in the supermarkets? Well, your nights in just got a whole lot better as Freedom are delivering a whopping 48 cans of crisp, British lager to your front door for a very reasonable price.
Offering delivery across the UK, Inamo is now sorting you for a range of speciality wines. Offering cases ranging from mixed selections perfect for the summer season, to some of their favourite bottles and recommendations from the team.
Date night at home? Staying in with the flatmates? In need of a new activity to keep your family occupied? Check out The Comedy Store Online. Not only is it taking place each Friday, but there's a lineup that includes Sean Collins, Charlie Baker and more.
Make a change from your weekly zoom quizzes and nights in front of Netflix for something a little different in the form of a virtual masterclass from MAP Maison. An expert bartender will guide you through a live-streamed tasting of either gin or Japanese whisky and give you pointers on creating the best serve.
Add some fun to your dinner with Perk'd Up Burger's build-your-own kits. Offering ingredients such as dry-aged organic beef patties, wagyunnaise sauce and espresso plum jam, the hampers will include step-by-step guides and enough food for four meals
An interactive online whodunnit? Now you're talking. Moonstone Murder Mysteries are bringing the investigation to you with their weekly live-streamed cases, complete with a guest detective, a series of shady characters, all with their own backstories and alibis, and the opportunity to ask your own questions as you get closer to discovering the kilelr.
How much do you know about vino? Expand your knowledge of various reds and whites with Winfield Wines' live-streamed tasting. Offering six different samples from various regions throughout France, the evening will include a guided tasting where you'll learn more about each sip.
Gather your gang (virtually of course) and ready yourself for a wacky night of online bingo. Socially Isolation's quirky events are themed on everything from 90s boy bands to ABBA hits. All you need to join in? A drink in hand and a device connected to the internet.
Tired of the standard online quizzes? Beginning to wonder who actually knows all this so-called general knowledge? Then The Big Quiz Of Utter Nonsense is the event for you. Trade in brainbusters for live-streaming miming, drawing and laughing as you cackle along with your quirky question master over 90 minutes of hilarity.
This virtual life drawing class promises to be anything but boring. Through the power of UV light, participants will bring their work to life, capturing light, colour and texture, using life models and trippy body paints as their subject.
Renowned for their raucous nights, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is now bringing the fun direct to you, thanks to their online events. 70% party and 30% quiz, trade in your thinking caps for your dancing shoes and get ready to belt out a range of bangers, with everything from Bonnie Tyler to Justin Bieber.
While we can't all go and see a comedy show IRL, there's nothing stopping out favourite comedians from making us laugh from the comfort of home. Taking place this May, Good Ship Comedy are hosting a series of online special events that are sure to get you giggling.
This thrilling online murder mystery experience will have you attempt to catch the murderer of an influential millionaire against the backdrop of an underground rail road. You'll get to piece together clues, quiz witness statements and eventually track down the person behind it all.
Jason Donovan is all the rage, quiffs are the norm and acid-wash denim is in...Join Play Dead London for an immersive online event that'll see you going back in time to the 90s as you attempt to solve the mysterious murder of Dustin Cheeseman.
Bringing your night out in, Laugh Train Home Online Gigs has got a fabulous roster of funny acts and established comics. Taking place every Tuesday evening, this is one that'll mix up the midweek monotony of social distancing.
Why not use lockdown as the opportunity to learn a new skill? This fun (and educational) wine tasting session all takes place from the comfort of your own home and will give you the chance to sample six different creations under the guidance of a WSET qualified educator.
Get the competitive juices flowing as this virtual scavenger hunt invites you to go head-to-head with your loved ones, taking on quirky challenges from the comfort of your living room. Connected by video call you'll be given bespoke tasks, with crazy prizes for those crowned winners.
Interactive games? Fancy dress competitions? Singalongs and dancealongs? Staying in has never looked better. Join The Grand for all this and more, as the South London favourite goes online with an epic night in this Friday.
Promising a healthy dose of nostalgia, this noughties-themed murder mystery event will take place in the final of a brand new reality TV show in the year 2000. Hosted by Play Dead London, the virtual event takes place via Zoom, with tickets costing just £10.
This immersive experience is taking all the thrills and excitement of an escape room, and bringing it to the comfort of your own home. Themed on everything from Indianna Jones to The Davinci Code, you'll have to use all your logic and nouse to emerge victoriously.
Looking for something a little different during lockdown? Check out Crack Comedy for a series of events from live stand up to Comics in Quarantine Solving Problems; a weekly lineup of comedians that'll present the news with a twist. If you're in need of a little pick-me-up, this is it.
The team at Tails know a thing or two about to produce a mega cocktail straight from the bottle. Originally designed with bars in mind, the brand is now offering up their innovative tipples to those staying at home. Choose from a frothy espresso martini or tangy pornstar martini - merely shaking and pouring for the perfect serve.
Learn how to make all of Dinner Ladies's favourite taco flavours live from your kitchen. From tequila-based cocktail starters to making your own tortillas, fresh fillings, toppings and sauces, this online masterclass is sure to make for one seriously quirky night in this summer.
From date night with your other half to Thursday night antics with your flatmates, Azure has come to your lockdown rescue. We're talking lychee concoctions, gin mules, espresso martinis and more, with all the ingredients delivered to you in advance.
The team behind Chelsea Funhouse, The Bletchley and ABQ London are coming through with some of the cities best bottled cocktails. Order your batch of 6 or 12 cocktails, with offerings such as espresso martinis, Sunny Sangria, palomas, and rum punch.
Looking to ditch the quizzes for something a little more interactive? This virtual immersive experience in the perfect way to connect with family and friends. Embark on an epic adventure, with your own dedicated host leading you through a series of mind-boggling challenges and quests.
This interactive murder mystery will have you crack a murder mystery through Zoom. The year is 2315 and a team from the Galaxy Spacecraft Atlantic were seeking a new planet, but their ship self-destructed unexpectedly... can you find out who's behind this horrible crime?
Learn something new this month as West London Wine School goes online with a series of virtual tastings and meet the winemaker experiences. Shaking up after-work drinks? Need a new date night activity? This is it.
Don your sparkliest unitard and brightest legwarmers and get ready for a yoga class quite unlike any other as Disco Yoga goes digital. Log on to zoom and enjoy one hour of feel-good stretching to a soundtrack of the best beats in the biz.
Sure, you've done virtual pub quizzes, you've maybe also done virtual bingo - but have you ever combined the two? Quingo Voyage and Dabbers online events are doing exactly that, with a load of insane prizes and bonkers entertainment thrown in for good measure. All you need to do? Remember your dabber.
While Old Skl brunch can't take place IRL this month, the party can still keep going... Join the crew for a fun virtual quiz night that'll take you on a journey through old skool knowledge, a party 'n' paint online event and the full-blown Old Skl brunch experience, all from your home.
The brainchild of London Jungle Runners, this live-streamed workout is set to an epic playlist of the best drum and bass beats of all time. A mixture of cardio and strength movements, this virtual 45-minute class promises to get those endorphins flowing like never before.
West London Wine School are putting the power in your hands. Create the drinks masterclass of your choice with the opportunity to pick the theme and length of your session, as well as the number of samples you try, before leaving it to the pros to do the rest.
Spend our Saturday watching live theatre and cabaret performances from the comfort of your sofa, all thanks to Phoenix Arts Centre. Complete with a series of special guests and two brilliant hosts, you'll be taking a twinkle-toed trip down memory lane as you re-watch magical renditions of some of your favourite songs, scenes and more.