Unique Experiences in London

London is one of the most unique cities in the world and there’s no end to the amount of weird things you can uncover once you seek it out. You just need to know where to look in this colossus of a capital – and that’s where we come in. With everything from immersive murder mysteries in your favourite pub to an Olivier Award-nominated trip into Wonderland, you are bound to find something original in this list of unique experiences in London.

Last updated on 15th June 2018

4 events @ One Aldwych with 5 upcoming dates from 15 Jun 2018 until 29 Jun 2018

Showing some of the best new movies, and a couple of old favourites, this series of cinema events at One Aldwych are some of the most unique London experiences.

3 events @ 3 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 22 Jun 2018 until 24 Jul 2018

We love pop-ups in London, but opera? A lot of people would dismiss it as the old shouty thing – but you'd be stupid to do that here. Pop-up Opera is an innovative show designed to make opera accessible and fun, taking famous and not-so-famous storylines and making something exciting, fresh and intimate. Give it a chance and you'll find one of the best original events in London.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Various dates

London is full of mysteries that you haven't even thought to uncover yet. With the Paranormal Activity Tour, you'll be hunting for ghosts, poltergeists and strange encounters using Ouija boards, K2 Meters and Dowsing Rods. There you will uncover the stories of the mass murderers, plague pits and all the ghosts that linger in the capital's ancient goals. You might be on the hunt for unique London experiences, but you should also be careful what you wish for.

9 events @ 4 venues with 9 upcoming dates from 16 Jun 2018 until 08 Sep 2018

From Four Weddings and a Funeral through to The Shape of Water, Nomad Cinema is returning for a summer of iconic movies. Screened under the stars, the films will be shown in amazing locations such as a cemetery and a lido.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates

In this fun class, you'll learn how to create pottery using a special wheel, as well as interesting techniques that are perfect for beginners. With the class only holding two, you'll get the instructor's undivided attention – and you'll get to enjoy things like competitions with each other too.

12 events @ XOYO with 12 upcoming dates from 16 Jun 2018 until 02 Aug 2018

In celebration of some of music history's most-loved names, the Reimagine collective bring together live performances from full 16-piece orchestras and epic live sets, all in tribute of some of music's most adored stars.

2 events @ The Jugged Hare with 2 upcoming dates starting on 19 Sep 2018

The Jugged Hare are inviting you to a series of unique Gourmet Dinners, where you will feast on five delicious courses centred around specific cuts, with a particular highlight being Goatober, creating a unique opportunity to feast on the most underappreciate meat in the country. All dinners are paired with wines.

Inamo Covent Garden

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Asian restaurants in London are a dime a dozen, right? Well, you aren't going to find any quite like Inamo. Not only do they serve up some delicious pan-Asian dishes with Oriental-themed cocktails to match, their tables are fully interactive – meaning you can order from them, watch the chefs cook, change the table cloth and even play Battleships. This unique London restaurant welcomes you to the future. There are also locations in Camden and Soho.

1 events @ The Candlelight Club with 10 upcoming dates from 30 Jun 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

We have a secret we need to tell you, but you have to promise not to say: The Candlelight Club is the secret and authentic speakeasy party and we can get you in. You won't know where the event is taking place until a few days before, but when you do, you need to don your finest 1920s attire, and get ready for the real jazz age experience. Whether you dine on the tables that are alight with candles or you come to dance the 1920s away, this is an original London event for the free at heart.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates

Thames Lates lets you see the beautiful sights across the river in an exclusive, adults-only journey. You'll be served up a cocktail from the London Cocktail Club as you sail underneath Tower Bridge and other beautiful landmarks. This is part-guided tour, part-speed boat, all good times.