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 24th June 2022

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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.

@ Eden Portsmouth on Friday 15th July 2022 and 5 other Fridays

If you're looking for fun things to do in Portsmouth, this should be right up your street. Bougie Drag Dinner is bringing some of the UK's top drag queens to the city, who will be performing sassy routines, which you can enjoy while tucking into a three-course meal and bottomless drinks. 

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'.

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.

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.

Irvine: Buzz Bingo

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If you're on the hunt for fun things to do in the UK, a trip to Buzz Bingo Irvine should be right up your alley. Not only do they have the usual electronic gaming machines and party bingo, but they're also fronting 90s DJ sets and performances from the likes of Dreamsboys. 

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.

@ President Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 30th June 2022

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Located in Hertfordshire, Ashridge House is giving you lots of amazing events, from fabulous Jubilee dinner parties to cute picnics outside with the fam and open air cinema screenings of the best films - think The Greatest Showman.

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.

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.