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Unusual things to do in London this week with Thinking Bob: 14th – 20th August

Up for some geeky, interesting and unusual things to do in London this week? We’ve got you covered…

Take a look at our recommended selection of events that are too good to miss this week.

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  • How to meet new people in London

    July 25, 2017

    Meeting new people in general is hard enough. It’s always so awkward having to strike up a conversation when that person is a total stranger. Meeting new people in London, can sometimes be even harder. There’s so many of us here and we’re all busy; for some reason, we’re always rushing around on the London […]

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  • 10 reasons why you were geeky in the 90s

    May 7, 2017

    Being geeky in the 90s was a thing of beauty. Your days were filled with FBI agents, strong female role models and the odd casual stalking. Here are 10 reasons your geeky side shined in the 90s, and it was totally and complete ok. 1. Why were you geeky in the 90s? Because this was […]

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  • My geeky Valentine

    February 12, 2017

    Valentine’s day has creeped up on us again and we’re really feeling the love in the air. Valentine’s day is different for everyone, whether you’re into a bouquet of roses or pizza in your jimjams, Thinking Bob has got your back. This year you can join us for Puzzled Pint, to join your team in […]

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  • 10 Unusual New Years Resolutions with Thinking Bob

    January 8, 2017

    You either do them or you don’t, but New Years Resolutions are often a way for people to get a clean slate and focus on the things that really matter to them. Whether it is to cut out meat from your diet or to watch every James Bond movie ever created, there’s a resolution for […]

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  • 10 Things Every Geek Needs This Christmas

    December 12, 2016

    It’s that time of year again where everyone gathers around the Christmas tree and opens those much anticipated presents. Buying Christmas presents is always a nightmare, occasionally ending up with a Pandora charm or a bath bomb from Lush. We wanted to make things easier and more unique this year with this Geeky Christmas list. […]

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  • Reasons to Find Friends OUTSIDE Of Your Social Group

    November 13, 2016

    It is one of life’s unpleasant but unavoidable truths that every now and then, you may outgrow a person or group of people that you previously held dear. It can happen for all sorts of reasons; maybe your choice of lifestyle no longer intersects, or perhaps your interests were the only uniting force between you–and […]

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  • Celebrities with Secret Geeky Hobbies

    November 6, 2016

    As a general rule, contemporary culture does not celebrate or reward our celebrity overlords for attributes like geekiness. Beauty, certainly. Wealth, power and status – we can’t get enough! But straight-up comic-book-loving, video-game-obsessing nerdiness is a rare and beautiful thing to behold in big, brash Hollywood…which is why we’ve decided to honour it here. At […]

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  • Find Love (Sort of) With Thinking Bob

    June 20, 2016

    In the immortal words of one-hit human stetson Johnny Lee, baby, you’re looking for love in all the wrong places. You might be a card-carrying diner at the digital love buffet – we see you there, Tinderers, Happners, Twitter DM slider-ers – or maybe you’re kicking it old school and still somehow, you know, meeting […]

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  • 8 films about London that everyone should watch

    March 20, 2016

    With hundreds of iconic landmarks, thousands of stunning locations and tons of varied personalities, it’s no wonder that London has always been such a popular setting for so many of the world’s best films. Whether it’s Harry Potter flying over the Thames, or Colin Firth at his royal best in The King’s Speech, it’s undeniable […]

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  • 5 Great books about London

    March 3, 2016

    Happy World Book Day! Books are great aren’t they? Not only are they entertaining, they’re also fantastic for creating discussion, sparking new ideas and introducing you to places, people and histories you never even knew existed. They’re also great for showing you a different side to places you thought you were intimately familiar with… and […]

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