Weird Things To Do In London

While the dictionary description of 'weird' hails it as 'suggesting something supernatural or unearthly', we here at DesignMyNight simply see weird as something to do on a Saturday night. From cat themed festivals and pirate parties of the future to unusual dining and immersive theatre, when it comes to some of the most unusual things to do in London, this list will pretty much have you covered.

Last updated on 18th July 2017

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London is full of the dead, just full of them, but what about experiencing their ghostly counterparts? A great way to spend a weird night out in the city, join this Ghastly Ghost Tour as you get stuck into some of the most haunted spaces and stories in the city. 

Walks & Tours, Something A Little Different, Date Night, Dating
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3 events @ 3 venues with 57 upcoming dates starting on 24 Oct 2017

Yoga is a practise that brings you back to your core, so could disco do the very same thing? One of the most unique ways to exercise in London, join Disco Yoga for a wholly different slice of that humble life as you enjoy cocktails, disco music and the downwards dog. 

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Queen of Hoxton

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The Queen of Hoxton are renowned for their rooftop, and this summer's offering is putting other themed events in London to shame. Join them at Bangarang for a Neverland-inspired paradise promising a Lost Boy's bar, pirate themed-fun and oodles of never-growing-up character.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Delve into the dark and bloody depths of London’s history as you join the search for ghosts and poltergeists. With the help of Ouija boards, K2 meters and dowsing rods you’ll be hunting through murder sites, plague pits and abandoned goal cells that held the world’s worst serial killers in the hunt of the paranormal.

Walks & Tours, Something A Little Different, Activity
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3 events @ 3 venues with 74 upcoming dates from 19 Oct 2017 until 07 Dec 2017

Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry? 

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You may have done escape rooms before, but nothing like this: Poppa Plock’s wonky workshop. You’ll be guided by Plock’s outrageous ventriloquist dummy and demented dolls, as you attempt to uncover the mystery of the workshop by solving some mind-boggling challenges. But if you fail – you could be trapped in there forever.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Date Night, Daytime, Comedy, Theatre/Arts
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Pitch Black plunges you into dark so that you can truly appreciate the tastes of drinks. You’ll be greeted with a welcome prosecco before the room is enshrouded in darkness, and your hosts will guide you through the tastes in a fun and witty way.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Date Night, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Pop-Up, Activity, Classes, Fun Time Partying
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Central London
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