Top 10 Quirky Things To Do in London
Don't keep to the usual beat of London, there's plenty of time to be boring when you're older and no fun anymore (joke...). Anyway, this City is crawling with niche events, fun frolics and plenty of off-kilter things to do. If you're mantra is looking for that something a little different in London, then we've got your back. For a collection of cool and quirky events, unique places to go and fun nights out in London check out our ranking of the top 10 quirky things to do in London, right here.
Last updated on 24th October 2016
Looking for something unique to do, courtesy of one of the most charming events in the city? You need tickets to the bonfire special at Midnight Apothecary. Join them this November for sparklers, a fire pit, marshmallows and some of the most delicious cocktails in the business.
What is says on the tin (literally). Expect nothing other than a funfair of hip hop tunes, loud and lairy karaoke with a big dollop of brunch foods feasting on the side. Quite simply put, these guys know how to put on a party and a crackin' spread for one hell of a boozy brunch in London. Taking to secret locations around the City, your brunch will be a bit heavier than usual, just ask Biggie Smalls.
Are you the type who gets bored and restless just chilling on a Sunday eve? Well that’s great news, because so are the guys behind the Beautiful Magicians Club. Fresh off the back of their sell-out successes in north and east London, BMC brings the finest magicians and most beautiful burlesque performers to the stage for a razzmatazz Sunday to get you ready for the week ahead.
Offering guests a chance to relive their youthful years, the Amacoast Cinema Presents an Autumn film screening of the hilarious, feel-good film Sister Act. With the UGCY gospel choir framing the entire evening with their soulful harmonies, and a talented band of musicians bringing the entire event to life, the evening will take over the beautifully decorated St Marylebone Parish Church.
Drink Shop & Do are hosting a pumpkin carving like no other; the fun-time bar and events venue in King's Cross have teamed up with Veuve Clicquot to bring a classy touch to your pumpkin redesigning, with a glass of bubbles as you create.
Exploring the boundaries of human nature and challenging guests to a step outside of their comfort zones, immersive theatre specialist Reuben Feels returns to East London's Hoxton Hall this November. This time round, the story will be set in a brutal match-making institution. With a strict 'blue jeans and white t-shirt' dress code, each guest will find out the price of their love in a world that's been turned on its head.
When it comes to creative pop-ups, Christabel is Queen. Her latest event takes you back to those carefree days of your childhood, where you’ll be encouraged to ignore mum’s orders and actually play with your food. Promising nostalgic vibes and a whole spread of deliciously playful treats, work your way through a menu of quinoa sandcastles, painted ginger honey chicken and shortbread jenga in one of the most quirky settings in London.
Taking a left at 'quirky' and heading straight for 'down-right bizarre', Reztron beautifully marry retro gaming, silent discos, fun-loving karaoke and a masquerade theme in what has to be one of the most unique events in town.With dazzling 360 degree views of the city's skyline framing the entire location, guests can relive their youthful days on one of the four Sega consoles, or can dance long into the early hours to all their favourite tracks at the masquerade silent disco.
Get your heart racing and your body pumping at one of the most fun work outs in London. Morning Gloryville are a unique collective putting on an early morning rave, complete with the biggest songs to get you truly raving. Take a break from the dancing and head to one of the yoga stations, massage chairs or grab a fresh-pressed juice.
Something of an internet sensation, Lip Sync Battles are appearing all over our screens. In true quirky style, The Queen of Hoxton offers guests the chance to experience their 3 minutes of fame, inviting them on stage to lip sync their favourite song in front of a live audience. With props, costumes and the music all provided by the team at the venue, guests only have to bring their A-game. This month's edition is themed around the fun-loving 90s.
You’ve been called into investigate a company building biological weapons, but things have taken a turn for the worse and now, the walking dead are roaming the streets. Now your mission is all about survival; adrenaline is high and friendships will be tested at this immersive apocalypse, will you survive? Play your part in the latest immersive phenomenon taking London by storm then dance into the night at the after-party!
An event once described as “enormous amounts of fun” and “devastatingly hilarious”, it’s probably fair to assume Bogan Bingo isn’t like any standard night down at the bingo hall. No sir, this one is all about the golden age of bingo, where you can expect mullets, mayhem and massive prizes (did someone say a trip to Morocco?). Come along to London Fields on Friday 18th and settle in for an eve of unique entertainment from one of the city’s most popular quiz night concepts.