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 25th January 2021

@ Online Event on Various dates from Thursday 28th January 2021

The spy life, self isolating style? Agent Venture brings the covert mission to you as a live cast are streamed direct in to your home for the ultimate game. From digital clues to secret agents, get involved in a heist, without walking out of your front door.

@ ONLINE on Various dates from Friday 29th January 2021

Gather up your bubble and spend the evening putting your heads together to solve the most gruesome of crimes. A murder has taken place on the shiny new 'Express Line' and it's up to you to find the perpatrator, you'll have to track clues and interview suspects, before the clock runs out.

Antidote is a playful events company, creating opportunities for people to shake off the day through uplifting and unusual music, dance and games sessions online. Expect a wholesome escape without any of the seriousness of everyday London life dragging you down.

Historic London Tours

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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.

Thirsty Painter

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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.


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One of the best online art classes to take part in this lockdown, Forbiddendog's quirky workshops are bringing you life drawing events inspired by kinks, fetishes and all manner of sex and body-positive themes.

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.

Map Maison

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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 looking for something quirky to do while in lockdown, brunch up your sensual massage skills with Intimacy Matters. Their range of workshops, events and parties are designed to hep you get in touch with your sexual side in a positive and welcoming setting. 

@ 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.

@ Cassidy's Apothecary (Speakeasy Liquor Store) on Wed, 15th Apr 2020 - Thu, 30th Dec 2021

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.


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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.

Social Isolation

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Looking for fun things to do in lockdown? Social Isolation are hosting a series of events to help raise money for charity, from bonkers bingo sessions to fun quizzes, finishing off with a virtual dancefloor for living room discos.

Promising to liven up your living room Art Sippers' lineup of events will see you getting busy with a paint brush while meeting like minded creatives. Suitable for all abilities, the online class is the perfect way to tune out of the everyday and let loose with a canvas.


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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.


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Sipsmith knows a thing or two about mixing up the perfect tipples. And now? You can learn the tricks of the trade, with an online class teaching to all there is to know about mixology. Tickets include the ingredients you'll need as well as live guidance.

The Magic Hour

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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. 

Crack Comedy

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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.

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. 

Whodunnit Events

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This interactive whodunnit will have you gripped as you work to uncover who murdered the young music mogul, Ryan Lowell. But this isn't just a one-off evening experience - instead, the murder mystery pros will post a new video on their social media every evening for two weeks, leaving you time to formulate your theories before the grand reveal.

@ Online Event on Every Monday

Swivel, strut, scuff your way through this eclectic class that's teaching you how to line dance with the best of them. Whether you're a novice or a Stetson-toting tush-pusher, this quirky online event is just the thing to add a little extra spice to your Saturday.