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Unusual things to do in London this week with Thinking Bob: 21st – 27th 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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  • 10 interesting Brixton facts! Get ready for the challenge…

    August 21, 2016

    This month we’re heading to the loud and colourful Brixton for The Apprentice Street game – in preparation we have a few interesting facts that may just help you lead your team to victory on the 22nd March!

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  • 8 Copenhagen facts that will make you say ‘fantastiske!’

    August 20, 2016

    The Danish capital: home of Carlsberg, fairy tales and ‘hygge’ (we’ll explain that last one later). 8 facts that you probably never knew about Copenhagen.

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  • Thinking Bob vs. other socials sites: why we’re different

    August 10, 2016

    Ah, the internet. It opens up a whole new world of opportunity, but a myriad of choices. How do you decide which socials site to join to meet new friends and, most of all, have fun?

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  • Creepy Halloween photos we wish we’d never seen

    October 28, 2015

    Enough to put us off our lunch. And children. And aardvarks. Some of the creepy Halloween photos we found while looking for our Halloween party costumes…

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  • Escape rooms, London: 16 exciting escape games in our capital

    August 12, 2015

    If you’re like a lot of bobbers, you love solving puzzles. But can you puzzle your way out of a locked room? Escape rooms challenge you to do that in under an hour. There’s no such thing as a bad escape game, at least not in London. In fact 9 of TripAdvisor’s top 20 Fun Activities […]

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  • London Night Tube Social Specials

    July 29, 2015

    *These socials have been changed due to the delay in the Night Tube Launch. Please see socials page for up to date information. Meet new people and experience London together at night. As of September 12th (00.01), London will become a 24h city at the weekends and to mark the occasion we’re urging Londoners to […]

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  • How to host the perfect social: tips from the thinking bob team

    July 24, 2015
    Want to get to know your fellow Thinking Bobbers? Want to choose your own socials and meet like-minded people at the same time?

    Organising your own social is an exciting way to meet new people –a way to expand your social circle and build your confidence in one go. Plus we’ll throw one month’s free inclusive membership into the bargain too!

    Sound good? Read our advice below and then add your own social.

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  • How to win at rock, paper, scissors

    April 16, 2015
    The time has come to put your wits to the test in the latest thinking bob Rock, Paper, Scissors social… are you game?

    Our first Rock, Paper, Scissors social took place back in 2012, when long-standing bobber Clems became our first champion. Of course, that all changed in May 2013, when newbie Christoph snatched the victory… but how long can Christoph hang on to his Rock, Paper, Scissors crown?

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  • Interesting things to do in London this week with thinking bob: April 13th – 19th

    April 12, 2015

    It’s a bumper bobbing week! We’ve got 11 events for you to try – at least one thing for every day.

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  • Geeky things to do in London with thinking bob this week: April 6th-12th

    April 6, 2015

    This week we’re board gaming, movie quizzing, pub philosoph-ising and our very own Phil is eating some grizzly things for charity. Tuesday April 7th Board Games Cafe If you consider yourself to be a bit of a Board Games junkie, then come along to London’s new gaming central, Draughts, home to over 500 different board […]

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