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. 

Last updated on 30th June 2020


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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.

Whodunnit Events

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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.

@ Cassidy's Apothecary (Speakeasy Liquor Store) on Wed, 15th Apr 2020 - Wed, 30th Dec 2020

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.

Spectacular Pub Quizzes

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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.

@ Inamo Soho on Fri, 5th Jun 2020 - Mon, 31st Aug 2020

Save 10% on ticket inamo Provence wine selection with English sparkling (case of 6 bottles) with discount code DMN10

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.

@ Online Event on Various dates from Friday 3rd July 2020

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.

@ Perk'd Up Burger on Tue, 9th Jun 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Save £10.00 on ticket BYOB KIT (Option 1): 4 x Perk'd Up Cheeseburgers with discount code PERKDUP10

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

@ Your Home on This event has taken place.

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.   

Social Isolation

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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.

@ Online Event on Thursday 23rd July 2020

Save 10% on ticket Ticket for Nonsense with discount code GETSILLY

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.

Good Ship Comedy

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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.

@ ONLINE on Various dates from Thursday 2nd July 2020

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. 

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.


Crack Comedy

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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.

@ YOUR HOME on Various dates from Thursday 2nd July 2020

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.

@ Online Event on Various dates from Friday 3rd July 2020

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.

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.

Dabbers Bingo

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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.

Old Skl Brunch

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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. 

@ West London Wine School (VIRTUAL) on Tue, 16th Jun 2020 - Wed, 23rd Dec 2020

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.

@ Phoenix Arts Club on Every Saturday

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.