Perfect for any amateur bakers out there, The Big London Bake is a quirky event revolving around yeast-based fun. Guests will be set a number of challenges by the event's talented professionals... Will you rise above the rest or crumble under the pressure?
Cool And Quirky Events In London 2022
We've visited London's wackiest and weirdest spots, had a nosy at alternative nightlife, and sourced secret pop-ups to bring you a list of cool and quirky things to do. Whether you want cabaret, immersive supper clubs, or off-kilter theatre, this list will make sure that no London night out is ever normal again.
It's time to add a big old dose of disco to your brunching habits. The hottest new monthly event to take over London is this party event that pops up in a secret location each time, bringing with it bottomless cocktails, disco tunes and plenty of fun.
Looking for something a bit different in the city? Well then, how does a ball-pit bar sound? One of London's most sought after activities, Ballie Ballerson are leaders when it comes to an unusual night out with cocktails and antics aplenty at their Shoreditch location.
Inject your plans with a little quirky at Tantra Sound Club's Workshop & Sound Immersive Theatre Experience on Warren Street. This meditative event will have you learning how to use Nepali chakra balancing techniques, healing rituals and vibration therapy to unwind.
Head to Hackney where this fully immersive cocktail masterclass is teaching you the basics of molecular mixology across an hour and 45 minutes of action. Don your hazmat suits though, because things could get messy.
With award-winning comedians, epic views of capital's landmarks and a banging playlist, Thames Lates is not to be missed. This unique experience in Central London will speed you down the river, with a delicious drink for you to enjoy at sunset.
For an afternoon full of delicious cocktails and even better Southern-inspired food, head to the Hip Hop Brunch, an event that'll completely change the way you see lazy Saturday afternoons. Alongside an amazing dining experience, guests will have the chance to unwind to the sound of their favourite urban tracks and even practice spitting lyrics in a Hip Hop Karaoke session. As fun-loving events go, this is definitely near the top of the list.
Celebrate the best in UK garage as Garage Brunch touches down in London for another summer of epic celebrations. Serving up delicious breakfast dishes along with bottomless drinks, a banging soundtrack and live appearances, it's a must for garage-lovers.
Prison isn't too bad when you've got cocktails. Sneak your favourite bottle of alcohol into this high-security prison and one of the inmates will shake you up something special. But in this immersive drinking experience, you better not get caught.
Join Basil, Sybil and Manuel for a shambolic evening of dining as the incredibly popular immersive theatre event returns for 2018. Based on the hit TV show, the night will be just as funny, only this time you're one of the guests.
Offering you a night out with a different, this Silent Sounds boat party sees you cruising down the River Thames while shimmying and shaking to a load of dancefloor killers, all while taking in the jaw-dropping views of London's landmarks.
On the hunt for cool and quirky events in London? The Double R Club has to be on your list. This monthly cabaret club is serving up the very best of twisted burlesque, comedy, live music and more, all inspired by the dark, but beautiful, words of David Lynch.
In need of something cool and quirky? We've got the thing for you. Head along to The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire at Pedley Street Station for an immersive dining experience, with a four-course feast and top-notch entertainment.
Promising an off-the-chain daytime event of nostalgic merriment, The 90s Brunch gang invite you to Be Dope, Be Awesome for their retro-themed party. To start with there's to be an hour of bottomless Mimosas, as well as a delicious spread of 90s inspired grub served in sharing platter style. There's a full-on 90s dress up box, a playlist of the most poppin' classics from the decade and prizes for the winner of the lip-sync battles.
Sky Garden is holding regular morning yoga sessions at its sky-high spot. While you flow through the different vinyasa-style movements, drink in the panoramic views of London from above. And once you're finished? Enjoy fresh pastries and hot drinks.
Bringing you an incredible mix of magic and cabaret, Wonderville in the West End is the place to go for something a little different. Five amazing acts will hop on stage, showcasing everything from fire-eating and illusion to acrobatics.
Need your dose of cool and quirky? Then be sure to head to The West: An Immersive Wild West Experience at COLAB Tavern on Harper Road. This cool event will have you learning classic cowboy tricks to locate the Snakebite Bandit, alongside thrilling gameplay and a pulsing narrative.
Looking for unusual things to do in London? A trip to The Gunpowder Plot at Tower Hill Vaults will fit the bill. Here, you'll be thrown into a world of traitors, spies and deceit, all while you try to uncover the schemers behind this famous event.
Is there anything more quirky than sipping on cocktails on a moving bus? London Bar Bus thought not. Not only is this bus taking you around the city's most famous and swoon-worthy landmarks, but they are also serving cool drinks made on their botanical rooftop bar.
Need some Willy Wonka inspo? Inspired by everyone's favourite childhood book, Billy Bonker and the Cocktail Factory is an awesome immersive experience. Enjoy three different creative tipples while touring the epic factory. Plus, you can dance the evening away after with Lumpy Dumpies.
In the mood for something... a little bit different? The Rosemary Branch Theatre in Islington has quirky events in spades, with everything from award-winning theatre performances to puppetry and podcasts taking place in its studio upstairs.
Bored of the same old same old? Then try something new over at Supercharged VR. This epic immersive experience sees you choosing from a lush lineup of cars and some of the most iconic courses ever, before taking them on with a high-speed race against your mates.
Get your dose of cool and quirky with Mumbai Masala at Proud Cabaret City. Enjoy a fabulous line-up of Bollywood performers, that are sure to wow with their routines, alongside a range of mouthwatering eats from a carefully curated modern Asian menu. Need we say more?
For something a little different from your London event, look no further than nabbing tickets to a Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds-themed immersive experience. You'll be plunged into the story itself through live actors and 5D effects, before heading to the steampunk bar afterwards.
Curb those quirky cravings with an immersive bottomless brunch at Ayllu every Saturday between 12pm and 4pm. Expect a live samba show alongside a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food which has been carefully curated by head chef, William Tardio Salvado.
One of the most unique events in London come the festive season, Peter Pan's Labyrinth is an alt-comedy show combining the classic story's characters with maze maestro David Bowie and a cult soundtrack. Expect a raucous time throughout this fun performance.
Located in Deptford, Little Nan's is a great place for your weekend shenanigans. Get stuck into disco fries and endless booze at a bottomless brunch or have fun at an afternoon tea featuring some seriously delish homemade cakes.
Searching for things to do in Shoreditch? Check out the Cabaret Life Drawing Session at The Looking Glass Cocktail Club. While sipping on themed tipples, you'll get to channel your inner artist and draw live models as they perform.
Get your dose of quirky with the award-winning parody Stranger Sings at The Vaults Theatre Entrance on Launcelot Street. So, what's in store? Get ready to take a trip with your favourite gang, where you'll be met with plenty of hilarious pop culture moments, alongside rock 'n' roll bangers.
London Cocktail Week 2022 will be injecting a little quirky into your calendar this October. Be sure to nab a wristband for £15 to enjoy some lip-smacking bevvies for £7 across 300 of the best bars in the city, alongside some other surprise treats too.
If you're after something a little more unique in London, Hot Sauce 101 is giving you everything you need. From taste testing samples, to learning more behind the Scoville heat scale and creating your own sauce, it's a must for pepper lovers.
To be entertained by an immersive show while you dine, look no further than The London Cabaret Club. Think themed performances ranging from British monarchy to Mexico's Day Of The Dead at The Great Gatsby, which plunge you into a new setting, and chowing down on sumptuous meals.
Quirky London events are topped off by The Dark Night, a seductive cabaret and burlesque show where tickets start at just £16. Head on over for everything from sultry showgirls to drag, circus, magic and fire performances.
When in need of quirky activities for adults in London, La Bamba Bingo Party is coming in hot with its combo of games, dance-offs, huge anthems and a two-course brunch. To top it off? You can upgrade to bottomless drinks too.
Get ready for The Game Show Bottomless Brunch over at The Bloomsbury Big Top. This quirky extravaganza is a glamorous, high-energy production that brings retro TV shows to life, as you're pitted against the audience using an app, with the chance to head up on stage too, all to win prizes.
Vagabond Sessions are hosting a Beginners Guide To Wine at venues across London, where you'll be able to try plenty of bottles in a judgement-free fun environment. Feel free to ask the expert plenty of questions while finding your new favourite bottle.
If you've got quite the imagination, you'll love the Taskmasters of the Universe. Taking place at The Aeronaut, the event will task teams to complete various challenges about an alternate world through drawing, making, singing and dancing.
Do something a little quirky and head to The Savoy this October for a Titanic themed night in their stunning Lancaster ballroom. Think an immersive dining experience with a recreation of the first-class five course meal that was enjoyed on the ship.
Want to kick-start your weekend in the best way possible? Over at The View From The Shard, you can enjoy a daytime rooftop party, which will see you marvelling at beaut views of the city, sipping Moet and having a bit of a boogie.
Looking to do something cool and quirky in London? Winterland is giving you everything you need from epic bottomless brunches to fab James Bond-themed events and the cosiest of pop-ups with alpine-themed lodges.
It's time to shuffle. Yes, that's right. Because London Shuffle Club's lanes are waiting for your group to head on down. Enjoy a big group bash at one of their bottomless brunches, complete with sourdough pizza, free-flowing booze and plenty of competitive action.
Ever wanted to be a rockstar for the night? Now's your chance. Live Band Karaoke is taking over venues across the city to bring you a night of singing and dancing to all of your favourite tunes, with a live band to back you up as you channel your inner Mick Jagger.
Head to the Wild West world of East London for this cowboy pop up where the choice of booze is entirely up to you. Smuggle in your favourite bottle of hooch and let some expert mixologists whizz you up some stunning cocktails at this cool and quirky London event.
Take in the sights of London from this Tobacco Dock rooftop bar that brings you quirky games such as croquet and petanque, alongside booths, booze and stunning views during the warmer months, while winter is all about igloos, hot cocktails and sundown shenanigans.
Brunch just got a bit more mental. Mix bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Bubbles with some hella tasty brunch dishes and then throw in some of the outrageous antics from the host herself Tizzy. She will be sassing the whole quirky event in London up with some typically boozy bingo games.
Raucous fun from the first minute, Sounds Familiar is more of a rowdy disco than a pub quiz. There's no need for sneaky Wikipedia checks on your smartphone here, your task is to identify the name and artist of famous songs instead. You'll be up on the tables, dancing and belting out the tunes in no time at all.
Taking over the wild members' club The King's Head, Gin House Burlesque is a night of fun and tantalising performances. The twisty turny club is transformed by seductive and intimate performances by old-school show girls who are bringing the glamour to East London.
If you're looking for something a bit alternative, how about you try bingo with a twist: Musical Bingo? There's even Last Man Standing where you'll be challenged or Gospeloke where you can sing your heart out.
It's big, it's messy and it's hella fun; this is one of London's best club nights and it's bringing a whole host of mad events. Join Supa Dupa Fly as they host their legendary RnB night across some of the city's best venues.
Offering some of the most cool and quirky events in London, Aeronaut brings you some of the kookiest goings-on. From mad cabaret to stunning circus and comedy brunches, there's always something fun happening at this great Acton bar.
Flight Club have unique down to an art. Not only can you expect fairground interiors that light up the space, complete with rocking horses and littered in lights, join them for interactive darts games like never before alongside pizzas and trophy cocktails.
Not your standard boozy brunch, Electric Shuffle's take on our favourite weekend pastime pairs pizza and prosecco with plenty of shuffleboard action. On top of that, there's live music providing the soundtrack to a lively afternoon alongside unique industrial and neon interiors.
Escape the chill this January and immerse yourself in this undeniable cool and quirky experience at Hyper Reality. You'll get an exclusive two-hour all-access pass where you'll discover new worlds, ride rollercoasters and chase scores, with hearty refreshments afterwards.
Looking for some of the best crazy golf in London? Taking to venues across the capital, Plonk is promising hole-after-hole of quirky courses and day-glo fun. And the best part? Their Camden and London Fields locations are letting you bring your own booze.
This immersive cocktail experience will have you travelling back in time, cracking codes using WW2 Enigma machines. Manage to solve the riddle and escape the bunker in time? You'll be rewarded with a lineup of bespoke tipples.
Do you love all things that go bump in the night? This haunted London pub tour will take you to some of the city's creepiest drinking holes, where ghosts and ghouls are rumoured to reside. There'll even be a chance to grab a tipple and calm your nerves.
Heading to venues across the city to combine food and music, Plant Based Events Co has all the ingredients for cracking nights out. Tunes will be delivered by the likes of Rebel Clash, with hot and tasty grub dished up by top plant-based restaurants, such as Sun Kissed Plates.
After a seriously successful (and delicious) pop-up, The Chocolate Cocktail Club is here to stay, having made a home for themselves in Farringdon. Head over for unique, Instagrammable mixes, such as their lip-smacking chocotini number.
The Grid are keeping you on your toes with their fun and immersive escape room event. What to expect? They'll be needing you to go undercover into an evil corp's HQ where you'll be using AI tools and sipping on sci-fi cocktails as you work to stop a global takeover.
Looking for cool and quirky food events in London? Kitchen Theory are back with an intimate monthly supper club. The multisensory experience is bringing diners 10 stunning courses, each inspired by art, science, nature and more.
Combining escape rooms, immersive theatre and murder mysteries into one, The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar is a fun and unforgettable event at Catford's Ninth Life. Enjoy an action-packed 80 minutes that'll have you meeting Alice in Wonderland-inspired characters and cracking clues.
Head down to Vauxhall this summer where they'll be hosting a huge lineup of cool and quirky events. From Euro 2021 screenings and drag brunches to quiz nights and bingo bonanzas, there's something for every type of night.
If you're looking for cool and quirky events in Camden, this fun gin-making class is bringing you a fun and informative session on infusing your own bespoke spirit. Head over to Half Hitch micro-distillery and whip up something boozy and exciting this month.
Step outside the ordinary and into London's quirky nightlife scene with an evening at Blingo. The event will be bringing you a jam-packed night of humorous bingo, epic dance offs and lip sync battles, all to the tune of RnB bangers.
Offering some of the most unique events in Shoreditch, Trapeze Bar is back with a lineup of incredible entertainment throughout the spring and summer. Get ready for bottomless brunching, Thursday evening circus and proper club nights from the East London haunt.
Looking for cool and quirky events in the capital? Dabbers is doing the lord's work and throwing some of the best bingo parties in London - think crazy challenges, hilarious hosts and the chance to win some very slick prizes.
One of the best cool and quirky events in London has to be Bashment Brunch, which takes over secret London locations for epic Carnival-style parties. Up your bottomless brunch game by heading to one of their weekend celebrations, which promises rum punch and Caribbean eats aplenty.
Looking for quirky things to do in London? Well then, The Candlelight Club is the place for you. A Prohibition-themed party immersing you in all things Gatsby-esque, this chestnut is keeping you on your toes, only revealing its secret location days before the actual event.
Situated in Fitzrovia, Monopoly Lifesized is super jam-packed with immersive activities based on the board game. We mean building your own houses and getting stuck into escape room challenges. Head to the restaurant after for Hustle For The Wings and a slice of Mr. Monopoly's millionaire cheesecake.