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 10th March 2023

Rossendale: Golf Kingdom

Fancy something a little different? Then snap up tickets to Golf Kingdom Rossendale, where you can embark on a quirky, 18-hole course inspired by woodland and animals. With gorgeous countryside views and varying difficulties, its perfect for date nights and family days out.

South Downs: Tottington Manor

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.

UK-Wide: The Brunch Club

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: Bada Bingo

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.

UK-Wide: Bingo Wonderland

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: Bonkers Bingo

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.

UK-Wide: Garage Brunch

Supplying some of the best party events in the UK, Garage Brunch is showcasing boat excursions, garden parties and sumptuous meals. You can expect the likes of bottomless cocktails, chart-topping tunes and clubbing vibes aplenty.

London: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

@ President Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 23rd March 2023

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.

Glasgow: ARTÀ

For quirky events in the UK, ARTÀ has a top-notch lineup - perfect for fun weekends and something a little different. From cool wedding exhibitions to hilarious comedy nights and fancy cabaret meals featuring burlesque beauties, there won't be a single dull moment at this Glasgow joint.

UK-Wide: See Your City

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

Nottingham: Entertainment Golf

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.

Manchester: Cocktails Ahoy

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.

UK-Wide: Shrek Rave

For weird events in the UK, this Shrek Rave is a brilliant shout. Taking place in places such as Edinburgh, Cardiff and Liverpool, this event features a Shrek-themed DJ set, live performers, singalongs and themed drinks, not to mention dancing 'til 10pm.

Edinburgh: The Three Sisters

For quirky things to do in Edinburgh, head to The Three Sisters located in the heart of Cowgate. This fabulous venue is offering up a range of events from Galentine's Day parties and pub quizzes to games nights and much more. Plus, you can choose from a wide selection of delish dinner options.

London: Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

For quirky activities in London, 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.

London: That's Drag Bingo

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.

London: The Bletchley Cryptic Cocktail Experience!

@ Chelsea Funhouse on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd March 2023

Fancy cracking codes like Alan Turing and his team of cryptographers did in WWII? Well, now's your chance. Get to work at immersive cocktail experience, The Bletchley, and you'll be rewarded with bespoke drinks from the bartenders. One of the most fun activities for adults in London? We think so.