Quirky Things To Do Online

The night out? Yep, we remember it well, and while it's changed a little recently, that's not to say you can't be creative inside of four walls (or five if you're lucky). From burlesque courses and online tours to karaoke in your living room, these unique events are putting the living back in to living room. Check out our recommendations for fun things to do online during isolation, all streamed directly to you. 

Last updated on 29th September 2021




Historic London Tours

33 user reviews 5

Delve into the capital's darker side with an online trip from Historic London Tours. Your guide will be taking you through some of the most gruesome events as you learn about an 18th-century ghost, Middle Age executions and the Black Death.

Going from real-life dating events to virtual meet-ups, Date In A Dash is undoubtedly a quirky thing to do online while in lockdown. Experience drunk Jenga, dating horror stories and Cards Against Humanity, which offers a whole new way to meet like-minded people. 

@ Cassidy's Apothecary (Speakeasy Liquor Store) on Wed, 15th Apr 2020 - Sun, 30th Jan 2022

Have yourself a living room hoedown this month and bag yourself a bottle or two of Cassidy's finest. Their speakeasy-themed series of quality cocktails will be 'smuggled' to you, complete with fun video content and quirky emails for the full bootlegger's experience.

Disco Yoga

169 user reviews 5

Have a boogie with people from all over the world at Disco Yoga. The online event is on every Thursday, and will see you performing downward dog while listening to classic tunes spun by co-founder and resident DJ, Darlo.

@ Online Event on Every Sunday

Looking to keep your little ones entertained? Big Fish Little Fish's family kitchen raves are sure to do the job, with weekly live-streamed festivals that'll have your tots on their toes for two hours as they jump around to eclectic beats, with everything from electric tunes to jungle boppers.

Dabbers Bingo

107 user reviews 4

The team at Dabbers Bingo don't plan on halting their legendary online bashes anytime soon. Their spring lineup includes a series of hybrid events that will combine real-life audiences and virtual antics, meaning you can soak up all the atmosphere while staying at home.

Map Maison

65 user reviews 4

Whether you're planning an at home date night, or are keen for a little bit of flatmate bonding, Map Maison's virtual cocktail masterclasses are the perfect solution. Ahead of the event you'll be sent a kit of all the ingredients and equipment needed, before signing into Zoom for step-by-step guidance.

If you're searching for unique things to do online, this should be top of the list. Taking you back to the 00s, this immersive experience will have you basking in the golden age of reality TV, where you'll star in your very own programme alongside special guest BB7's Pete Bennett. 

The Magic Hour

792 user reviews 5

From virtual masterclasses to incredible gift boxes, the Magic Hour is injecting a dose of fun into your at home proceedings. Learn incredible tricks that are sure to knock the socks off your loved ones, with personal guidance from one of the UK's top talents. 

Migrateful

2 user reviews 5

Not your average online class, Migrateful is an award-winning social enterprise that supports asylum seekers, refugees and migrants through virtual workshops that'll have you learning all kinds of traditional cuisines.

Original Dating

4 user reviews 1

Original Dating organise hundreds of fun dating events across the UK each year, from lock and key parties to speed dating. Fancy switching up your usual nights in? Log onto one of their online dating sessions and see if you meet a match. 

Crack Comedy

53 user reviews 4

Watch a lineup of hilarious standup comedians at Crack Comedy's online events. Adding some much-needed humour to these unprecedented times, comedians will range from talented fresh faces to well-known acts from the TV.

If you're looking for fun things to do online, give this quirky mime workshop a go. Taking place every month, the course will have you learning all about classic illusions, isolation exercises and invisible weight from the comfort of your own home.

If you're a fan of the hit BBC drama, you will not want to miss the chance to experience Sherlock in a way like never before. These immersive adventures feature exclusive clips from the cast as you try to catch a killer and mix illicit cocktails at home.

Thirsty Painter

11 user reviews 5

If you're looking to invest more time in yourself in 2021, then why not log on to this virtual painting session. Meet like-minded individuals while learning a new skill and creating your very own masterpiece at one of Thirty Painter's online events.

From virtual wine tastings to events where you can meet the winemaker, West London Wine School is shaking up your social-distancing with a journey around the world of vino. Fancy learning something new? Now's your chance.

Darkfield

1 user review 5

Love a good horror film? A fan of creepy stories? Then Darkfield, an immersive audio experience, is perfect for you. Grab a mate and spend your evening sitting opposite each other as you listen to the brilliant show that'll have you questioning if your mate is who they say they are.

@ Online Event on Fri, 1st Jan 2021 - Sun, 1st Jan 2023

A fun online event to get involved with this spring, this unique offering is putting you on the trail of a missing woman. Over the course of the evening, you'll be tasked with using clues, codes and your own instincts to find out what has happened to Claire Makova.