One of the best ways to do an online date night in the UK, this series of quirky cocktail classes is sorting you and the other half out with a selection of boozy mixes for you to make at home, along with plenty of unique themed experiences to choose from.
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...
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.
Meal-making meet mindfulness in this unique online cookery class from the Dinner Ladies. The kitchen queens will be teaming up with breathwork therapist Octavia Calthorpe to show you how to make a delicious bibimbap and guide you through some calming breathing techniques.
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.
One of our favourite lockdown date ideas, this quirky quiz and cocktail class from Dirty Martini will see you shaking up some delicious drinks before cabaret star Chastity Belt takes over to bring you round after round of tricky pop culture trivia.
Fancy a romantic getaway with your boo? Let'sDate Crate are making it happen, delivering staycation kits filled with tropical cocktails, inflatable palm trees, sandcastle kits and more. But that's not all. They've also got online hula lessons and a fittingly themed Spotify playlist to transport you to sunnier shores.
Hosted by the party people at Dabbers Social Bingo, Jackpot Bingo will see you and your bae dabbing your way through call sheets, winning prizes and taking part in hilarious prizes, all from the comfort of your sofa.
One of the best ways to jazz up a traditional date night, this unique offering from Callooh Callay is sending you some slick samples of some delicious spirits that you'll learn more about during their guided tasting classes.
Trade in your usual date night drinks - aka supermarket tinnies and homemade G&Ts - for something a little more exciting with an online cocktail masterclass from Opium. All the kit will be sent to your door in preparation for the event, with the ingredients to create three signature tipples, such as sesame old fashioneds and mulled sakes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're looking for fun things to do with your partner in lockdown, these sessions with Aljaz and Janette are not to be missed. Log onto one of their sessions and learn a new routine each week, with the chance to ask the couple questions after you're done.
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.
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.
Every week, Guinea Pig Club will be welcoming some of the UK's top stand-up talent from London's finest floating comedy venue. Experience a live event that's chock-full with laughs from TV names and underground legends, making for a quirky lockdown date night.
If you're in the mood to try something a little different for your lockdown date night, embark on a tasting journey of Hungary's volcanic Tokaj region. This online wine tasting session comes hosted by a top sommelier and features five exquisite finds to be sampled.
Combining a virtual murder mystery with imaginary space travel, Space: The FATAL Frontier is sure to make for one unique lockdown date. You're in the year 2315 and an abandoned ship has been discovered, all you need to do is figure out why the self-destruct sequence was activated.
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.
Is your partner a lover of all thigs diva? Are you constantly telling them to turn down the Mariah? Well here's an event they're sure to love this March. Log onto An Evening Of Divas and dress in your best glam for dancing to this livestreamed musical showcase.
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.
Earn some major brownie points with your boo by surprising them with this Virtual Truffle Making workshop. Not only will you receive all the kit to make three different types of choco treats, but you'll also learn all the steps over a livestreamed class.
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.
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.
Are you and your partner big Sherlock fans? Treat yourselves to a quirky lockdown date, where you'll solve a mini-mystery quiz, while digging into tasty freshly bake buttery scones, chocolate brownies and savoury pretzels among other delicious bites.
Bring the charm offensive while sipping on various wines and upping your vine knowledge with this QuarantineWine Tasting event. An online session led by an expert host, classes will last for an hour and a half and will include six different bottles.
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.
If you're a fan of stand-up comedy, this is a unique lockdown date night idea that's sure to impress. Hosted by East London's Comedy Cabin, the online event will feature an eclectic mix of fresh comedic talent across 90 minutes this February and March.
A fun online date idea that'll have you working together and questioning characters, Shake, Rattle, and ROASTED! is a great shout for all the Sherlock lovers amongst you. Throughout the evening, you and your boo will investigate how an American prom queen ended up getting electrocuted.
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.
If you're looking for a unique date night idea in lockdown, Social Isolation are on-hand with fun, games and laughter aplenty. Join them as they raise funds for charity with bingo, quizzes and living room discos, it's sure to put a smile on your partner's face.
Spend an evening getting boozy with your boo and learning more about craft beers or fizz at Champagne Route. The alcohol experts will be sending a number of samples to your door and guiding you through each tipple across an hour-long tasting,
Looking to spice things up a little for your next date night in lockdown? Intimacy Matters are on-hand with a range of workshops, masterclasses and parties that centre around the art of seduction, including sensual massages to help soothe WFH back pains.
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.
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.
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.
Take your wining and dining up a gear with a little help from Sip It Wine. The vino connoisseurs are sending lovebirds around the country three different bottles and paired artisan cheeses that they can enjoy during a guided online tasting.
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.
Looking for something to lift your spirits in lockdown? Log onto this virtual comedy showcase that's raising awareness for Alzheimer's Society. Featuring a roster of hilarious comedians that includes Hugh Dennis, Jo Brand and Eshaan Akbar, this event is not to be missed.
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.
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.
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.
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.