Cool And Quirky Events In The UK

The UK really is a funny old place, isn't it? So, naturally, we're a nation chock-full of wacky events, from wild bingo nights led by sassy drag queens to cheese crawls for all your dairy fanatics out there. To make sure you don't miss out, we've rounded up the best quirky activities in the UK, spanning Bristol, Manchester, Leicester and beyond.

Last updated on 20th September 2022

With tents in South or East London and Birmingham, The Big Bakes is making sure you can get your fix of competitive baking in a fun, supportive environment. You'll get into pairs to whisk, roll and fold your way to a winning bake.

Get your dose of quirky with Dabber Dolls Bingo at a wide selection of Mecca venues across the UK. Be sure to get your glad rags on, as this glamorous event will be touting live entertainment from the best-loved trio, alongside plenty of games and bevvies to enjoy.

Taking place in Manchester and Edinburgh, Throne Events are providing you with a spooktacular show. What to expect? Grotesque and burlesque through top-notch acts such as Cherry Valentine from Ru Paul's Drag Race UK and Canadas Drag Race & UK vs The Worlds' Jimbo.

Compete against friends and family at this quirky experience in Nottingham. Head to the Riverside Golf Centre where they've transformed the classic game to bring you a range of interactive virtual offerings that will putt your skills to the test.

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This hilarious immersive dining experience in London sees you being waited on by the likes of Basil, Sybil and Manual from the hit show Faulty Towers. They'll not only serve you a tasty three-course meal, but also a platter of witty one-liners, a spoonful of improvisation and a few scoops of comedy.

UK-Wide: The Brunch Club

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Boasting some of the wildest, wackiest day parties going, The Brunch Club is hosting cool and quirky events in Cardiff, Nottingham, Glasgow and many more. Check out the lineup of goings-on, which offers Spice Girls, ABBA, drag and Disney themes, accompanied by delicious grub and bottomless booze.

UK-Wide: Bonkers Bingo

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Taking place at Meccas all over the UK, Bonkers Bingo's offerings are an absolute barrel of laughs. Putting a fun twist on the classic game, the events include DJs on the decks, silly outfits, crazy dance-offs, hilarious prizes and all-round good vibes.

See Brighton in a whole new light at one of Guru Dudu's silent disco tours. Dance-walk through the city's colourful streets while listening to uplifting tunes via headphones, be entertained by comedic commentary, and even partake in a spontaneous flash mob or two.

UK-Wide: Flight Club

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Flight Club's brunch socials of high-tech darts, unlimited pizza and a bottle of prosecco each are known all across the country, giving groups of mates the chance to get competitive. Whether you choose to head to the Cardiff, Cheltenham, Leeds or other venues, you're sure to have a blast.

Sick of the same old nightclubs and bog-standard bars? Cocktails Ahoy is the themed cocktail cruise that takes you on a three hour party boat along the Bridgewater Canal, offering you 80s, 90s and Day of the Dead-inspired outings, with creative mixes to pair.

For something cool and quirky, Bounce Bingo is supplying plenty of entertainment throughout the UK with an epic lineup of events. You'll get to play a few raucous rounds of the game all while listening to some show-stopping DJs and possibly winning a prize or two.

UK-Wide: See Your City

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See Your City is definitely a great shout if you're looking for quirkier events in Liverpool, Bristol and beyond. From scrumptious cheese tours to spooky walking tours and a Jack The Ripper-themed stroll, there won't be a dull moment in your diaries.

Situated in Nantwich, Townhouse has plenty of bottomless brunches to get stuck into. Expect two hours of bottomless booze, alongside mouthwatering burgers and other classics. There's also fun themes such as cabaret, Ibiza and Mamma Mia-inspired afternoons.

Did somebody say flawlessly choreographed full monty routines? Erm, Mecca Men XXL The Tour just did. Head on over to Mecca for an epic range of entertainment, topless waiters alongside plenty of games and prizes to be won. 

Legends Tribute Night

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Never got a chance to see some of your favourite artists from the 80s, 90s and 00s? Legends Tribute Night is just the ticket. They're fronting the very best impersonations of musicians and bands at Mecca Bingo venues across the UK.

Get ready as Bingo Wonderland is bringing an epic range of events to its Buzz Bingo venues across the UK. Get your dancing shoes on, as there will not only be plenty of games, but the DJ will also be spinning some top-notch tracks to get everyone movin'.

UK-Wide: Bada Bingo

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Looking for something a little different for your night out? Bada Bingo is the wicked event that sees you getting your dabbers out in full force, as well as dancing away to cracking tunes and enjoying the wit of one of the UK's leading drag queens.

Located just a short journey from Crawley, Brighton and Worthing, Tottington Manor is an essential hangout for those looking for entertainment in the South Downs. Pop by for everything from live music sets and immersive dining events through to unique markets.

Body Art Events are spicing up your weekends with its saucy life drawing classes. Dance to afrobeats and soca tunes as you sip on cocktails, as well as tap into your creative side by painting some very sexy, scantily clad male models.

London: That's Drag Bingo

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Planning on visiting London and fancy trying something a little different? Then head on over to one of That's Drag Bingo's events. Taking place at quirky pubs across the capital, they bring the best and boldest queens for top-quality entertainment while you play for epic prizes.

With events spanning the nation, Sounds Familiar is the music quiz that you need on your radar. Get your team together and prepare for banging hits from across the decades. You'll be on your feet (and maybe even the tables too) dancing to all your favourite tunes.

UK-Wide: Tonight Josephine

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Tonight Josephine in London, Birmingham and Cardiff is coming in hot with their fabulous events. This pink palace has everything from a Moulin Rouge-inspired evenings to Hot Gossip Afternoon Teas and Spice Girls-themed brunches on the regular.

UK-Wide: Garage Brunch

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Fronting top-notch events such as boat excursions, garden parties and sumptuous meals, Garage Brunch have some of the best soirees around. You can expect the likes of bottomless cocktails, chart-topping tunes and clubbing vibes aplenty.