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 14th August 2019

@ First Street South 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.

  • Rhythm and Blues
  • Under 18's have to be accompanied by an adult
  • Food & Drink , Festival , Daytime
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Tickets from £17.50 and include 1 x free Frontier Lager, 1 x bottle of Bull's-Eye BBQ Sauce, 1 x Signature Trucker Hat.

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.

@ Dreamland on Various dates from Sunday 18th August 2019

Dreamland Margate is the classic British seaside experience, so make the most of it. Check out the Ferris wheel, bumper cars, open-air cinema and more with an unlimited rides ticket, where a whole world of fun activities and entertainment will be at your fingertips. 


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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.

Upside Down House

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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.

Hungry Heart

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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.

Essex Outdoor Cinema 2019

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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.