Lockdown Date Ideas In The UK
Let's face it, after endless TV dinners and rainy walks, it's easy for that spark to fizzle out. But whether you're trying to keep that flame burning or are entering into the unchartered territory of a Zoom first date, there's plenty of fun things to help you along the way. From virtual cocktail classes to cook-along workshops and lol-worthy live comedy shows, we've created a guide to the best online date ideas in the UK right now. See ya later Netflix and chill...
Feel the love in lockdown with the folks from Musical Bingo Cribs. This quirky virtual date idea is all you need for a fun night at home, with soppy ballads, pop-filled belters and few darn good rounds of bingo rolled into one bonkers experience.
Add an element of fun to your next date night at home by tuning into one of BUCKBUCK's epic online events. Whether you're going on a clubbing themed adventure with DJ MEGABANTZ, are falling down the rabbit hole or testing your trivia with a nonsensical quiz, there's never a dull moment.
Quirky date ideas for couples in lockdown? An unusual idea for a fun night at home, Alcotraz's virtual experience will see you sneaking through prison corridors, helping convicts to escape and exposing corrupt wardens... all whilst knocking back a bottle of hooch.
The perfect way to bond with a partner while being physically apart, Humble Grape's WSET courses will see you and your sweetheart gaining a WSET qualification and learning all there is to know about the wonderful world of wine.
Always fancied yourself as a Sherlock Holmes in the making? These interactive online murder mystery experiences are letting your sleuth flag fly. With stories set everything from a TV talent show to Regency England, whatever theme you choose comes packed with intrigue and challenging clues.
A quirky online date idea and one of the best ice breaker activities going, Neon Naked Life Drawing is a brilliant live-streamed event. Over the evening you'll both be getting messy with UV paint and making your own trippy creating with various colours, light and textures.
Fancy doing something a little different on your next date night? Hunker down with the official Sherlock live game. Not only will you get to play detective and solve clues brought to you by the cast, but you can also get hands-on with a head-scratching cocktail making experience.
The ultimate romantic night in combo, this interactive online session will see you chowing down Hotel Chocolat treats and sipping on a selection of six delicious pairing wines. Buy tickets ahead of time and wait for you indulgent goodies to arrive, before logging on to Zoom for tasting guidance from a WSET qualified educator.
This immersive online event will see you and your sweetheart joining a nail-biting court case, sitting on the jury, and ultimately deciding the fate of the defendant. The perfect at home date night activity for lovers of all things true crime, this multi-layered mystery will see your detective skills put to the test.
Looking for something quirky to do this April? Order a a kit including all the ingredients you need for a couple of punchy pornstar martinis. And if you want to go one step further, log onto this fun and informative cocktail masterclass from Douglas Ankrah himself.
Lay down your Deliveroo app and instead get busy in the kitchen with one of these DIY meal kits. Perfect for couples in lockdown, the handy packages will allow you to flip patties, bake naans and stuff tacos, before lighting some candles and digging into a restaurant-standard feast.
Freshen up your lockdown date antics with a pack of hard seltzer from TWIST. The fun new company offers a creative array of booze-infused sparkling waters flavoured with a delicious array of tropical tastes that make it the perfect addition to your summer nights in.
Get a round of drinks in from Cocktail Market for your online date night and you're sure to banish any pre-dating nerves. Not only do they come cold and delivered straight to your door, but there's heaps and heaps of mixes to choose from the bars you love.
One of the best lockdown date ideas, this quirky virtual mystery game is putting you on the trail of missing woman. Over the course of the evening you'll have to piece together the truth via a series of clues, puzzles and ciphers.
Looking to liven up these last days of lockdown? This quirky online event is the perfect way to do an at home date night this spring. You and the other half will be attempting to bust your way out of prison via a series of interaction clues and bespoke puzzles.
A top lockdown date idea this month, The Wine Test is sending you and boo five mystery samples and it's up to you taste them and decide which are the most expensive - you never know what affordable sips could end up being your favourite.
Sick of the same old? Mix up your date night completely by tuning into one of Swamp Motel's incredible live events. Combining live theatre with captivating storytelling, these online adventures will see you transported to another world and placed at the heart of the action.
Keep things interesting wit your partner this summer, with a truly unforgettable date night experience curtesy of Vibio. They're running a series of sexual wellness sessions, hosted by experts and taking place in a welcoming, relaxed environment.
This immersive online game is relying on you to defeat the Annunaki Menace for once and for all. You'll join the Wizards Against Lizards Remote Intelligence Agency, collecting evidence and infiltrating the evil force.
Looking for something a little different for your next at home date night? Join Social Isolation for a fun evening that'll have you and beau singing, dancing and dabbing your way to bingo victory. Pick between a musical quiz or singalong bingo and get ready to bring your A game.
Looking for quirky ideas for date night at home? This thrilling live show will see you whizzing through 30 performances in under an hour, with the audience deciding the order of the action. What happens next? Only you can say.
The perfect virtual date for long distance couples, this online masterclass is inviting you to skip the bar and up your mixology skills from the comfort of your own home. Led by one of Map Maison's talented bartenders, the event will teach you how to shake up a series of sips, with tickets including a three-piece cocktail kit.
Want to push the boat out for your next date night? Your Fork is setting the bar high with its indulgent three and five-course offerings. Created by world-class chefs, the bundles will give you everything you need to create a meal that is bound to impress.
Nothing will quite match up to the quirkiness of this lockdown date idea. Join Les Bubb School of Mime with your partner and you'll develop keen instincts as a clown, master the art of illusion and become closer as a couple through this series of fun workshops.
Looking for a date night with a difference? Laugh Train Home's online shows are combining some of the funniest comedians in the business with a series of poignant subjects. From the science of fear to the mechanics of the class system, each topic will be tackled in a rib-tickling way.
Treat your partner to a unique date night in lockdown, courtesy of Prime Pass Events. From wine and chocolate tastings to truffle making and terrarium building, they're helping you to keep things interesting with handy kits and online masterclasses.
Fancy a romantic experience with your boo? Let'sDate Crate are making it happen, delivering staycation kits and throwback 90s experiences. Expect cocktails, inflatable props, activity kits alongside virtual events and themed Spotify playlists to create an immersive night in.
Whether you consider yourself a whisky connoisseur or a total newbie, this virtual masterclass is perfect for couples in lockdown, with five premium drams for you to sample. Conducted via Zoom, the class will teach you techniques to train your nose and palate, allowing you to meet fellow participants and ask questions along the way.
Treat yourselves to a quirky date night at home with the folks from Play Dead London. You'll get to unravel a head-scratching murder mystery, interrogating suspects and piecing together clues, with not one but two quirky stories to choose from.
Looking for a way to spice up date night at home? Sipsmith's lineup of events includes virtual distillery tours and a couples's cocktail classes. You'll learn how to create a classic gimlet and dark fruit bramble, with all the ingredients sent to you ahead of time.
Looking for virtual first date ideas? Unprecedented times, these... Break the ice with an evening of laughs at Crack Comedy's online event. The humour kings will be showcasing talented newbies and well-known comedians at a fantastic price.
Set the mood with a little help from Celestial Cinema. The movie maestors are sending their DIY film kits to houses all over the country, meaning you can create your very own film haven at home. What's included? A 72-inch screen, mini projector, snacks and bottle of Champagne.
Fancy a hasslefree dumpling feast at home? Ping Pong are coming up roses with their ready to steam dim sum deliveries around London. Offering a menu of vegetable buns, prawn and chive dumplings, duck spring rolls and more, the restaurant are date night must.
If you fancy heating things up while we're in lockdown, log onto one of these masterclasses from The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque. Hosted by some of the finest burlesque stars in the country, these events will have you tassel twirling, chair dancing and practical peeling from home.
Switch up your at home date nights with this unique cocktail delivery service across the UK. Tom Savano takes inspiration from travels across the globe, utilising the very best artisan distilleries to create stunning concoctions that'll upgrade any romantic dinner.