Quirky Events In The UK

It's a funny old place the UK, from our customs to our sense of humour, their ain't nought as strange as British folk. Naturally, we're a nation chock full of wacky events, from pop up operas to kooky music festivals and epic tribute nights. We've rounded up the best of the quirky events in the UK so you can check out the weird stuff these weird people get up to on their days off.

Last updated on 18th June 2019

@ First Street on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019

One of the country's most popular food festivals, Wing Fest is heading to Manchester for its first ever northern takeover. Head to the city centre for all things chicken wing, as the foodie favourite beings you a stunning selection of food from vendors, restaurants and more.

@ Mama Roux's on Thursday 27th June and Thursday 25th July 2019

Doors 6.30 pm. Quiz starts 7.30. Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best and most raucous music quiz in the UK! With over 100 tracks across 8 rounds, Sounds Familiar is as far from a pub quizas…

Essex Outdoor Cinema 2019

39 user reviews 4

From Hyde Hall to Hainault Forest, this fun and friendly outdoor cinema will be bringing its big screen to locations across Essex with some family favourites, including Grease and The Greatest Showman, and the last night of the BBC Proms.

Prepare to be taken on a journey around the world of agave as this spirit-fuelled pop-up hosts a series of classes; from food pairings to masterclasses and even a quirky Tequila Dictionary Tour. Think lashings of tequila, mezcal and more.

Sin Gusano

8 user reviews 5

It's time to appreciate the agave as Sin Gusano hosts their mezcal-centred classes at venues from Sheffield to Bournemouth and beyond. Whether you're on a date or chilling with mates, you'll be treated to welcome cocktails, tastings, food pairings and more.

Hungry Heart

171 user reviews 5

Get ready to really dance in the dark as this Bruce Springsteen-themed club night is working its way across the UK for an epic tour of the biggest bangers from The Boss.

Margarita Rumble

44 user reviews 4

These guys are on a quest to name London, Bristol and Manchester's best margaritas. Head on down and enjoy a day of bottomless booze and free samples from your city's best bars and mixologists as they battle it out for the title. 

Taking their screens up and down the country this summer, Cinestock has got your summer date nights all wrapped up with their selection of classic and contemporary films, from Bohemian Rhapsody to Jurassic Park.

Catch the magic of Shakespeare in your local pub, as Fuller's are bringing you 'Romeo and Juliet' or 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' in beer gardens across the country. Soak in some culture and hopefully catch a tan while sipping a cold brew, perfect for quirky date or family days out.

Upside Down House

55 user reviews 3

Popping up in Bournemouth and intu Lakeside, this unique family attraction will have you walking on the ceiling and climbing the walls as you experience life within the Upside Down House.