Upcoming Socials

June 2015

Conversation QI dinner and dim sum
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Time: Wednesday Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Conversation QI dinner and dim sum @ Ping Pong Southbank | London | United Kingdom
Join us for an evening of engaging and somewhat random conversation with fellow thinkers! Awkward silences are a thing of the past as we delve into a series of irrelevant yet interesting QI facts and some delicious food.

This month we're taking QI dinners to a Wednesday and heading to Ping Pong to tuck into delicious dim sum delights.
Speakeasies & Secret Pubs – Evans & Peel. Detective Agency
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Time: Wednesday Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Speakeasies & Secret Pubs - Evans & Peel. Detective Agency @ Evans & Peel | London | United Kingdom
London – what do you picture when someone says it? The Eye? Parliament? Brick Lane? The Erotic Gherkin?

What about the things you don’t picture? London is chock-full of twisted back-alleys and main roads that suddenly become narrow walking-paths. What secrets lie down these hidden ways?
The Top Ten Quiz
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Time: Thursday Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Top Ten Quiz @ Barley Mow | London | United Kingdom
Join Spangly Phil and the Drunken Koala for a buzzer frenzied celebration of the very best of everyone, everywhere, and everything. Top Ten, definitely the number one game show featuring a ladder.
Bobs Up and Drinks
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Time: Friday Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm
Bobs Up and Drinks @ The Garden Gate | London | United Kingdom
Heads Up! It's the game The New York Times called a "Sensation" and tonight we're are taking the fast thinking, hand flipping, guessing game concept and introducing our very own Bob's Up.

Catch up with members old and new over a few Friday night drinks.
Culture Vulture Hunt: V & A Museum
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Time: Saturday Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm
Culture Vulture Hunt: V & A Museum @ V and A Museum | London | United Kingdom
Discover the V & A Museum! The thinking bob way.....

Solve the clues and work out the answers on this trail of discovery through the museum using your phone and your brain.
As well as clues to unravel and riddles to solve they'll be bonus fun challenges and hidden messages to find.
Murder in the 1920’s!
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Time: Saturday Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Murder in the 1920's! @ The Boot and Flogger | London | United Kingdom
With murder on the menu, you are certain to find a medley of individuals to make the night most memorable.

From the major mobsters and their molls to the swanky singer with her hopes at Hollywood and the crooked police chief with nothing to lose — no one is safe from murder…but everyone will have a chance at solving it!
BBQ and Pedalos in Victoria Park
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Time: Sunday Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BBQ and Pedalos in Victoria Park @ The Crown | London | United Kingdom
We're heading to Victoria park for an afternoon of BBQ eating and pedalo riding. Join us and unleash your inner child as you pedal yourself around the boating lakes!
New Member Monday!
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Time: Monday Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Member Monday! @ First Floor Ground Bar | London | United Kingdom
Simply a chance for new members to pop in for a drink and meet one of the team. This is great if you want to find out more about the website, which socials are right for you or if you're interested in getting stuck straight in and becoming a host.

Nothing hectic - just a few drinks and a chat to kick off your week.
Puzzled Pint
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Time: Tuesday Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Puzzled Pint @ TBC - Central London | London | United Kingdom
Puzzled Pint is a social puzzle solving event which happens on the second Tuesday of every month in various locations around the world.

We'll join in with the London event, at a secret location that's only revealed if you can solve a puzzle posted on the Friday beforehand*
REZtron Retroentertainment – Retro gaming
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Time: Wednesday Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
REZtron Retroentertainment - Retro gaming @ Tompkins & Attic | London | England | United Kingdom
Thirsty for some after work fun ?

Let REZtron transport you into the golden era of SEGA gaming with legendary titles on all four generation of SEGA consoles all on top of London's highest DJ bar with a panaramic view that will sure to keep your phone busy...
Bob’s Break
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Time: Wednesday Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Bob's Break @ The Banker | London | United Kingdom
*NEW SOCIAL ALERT*
After the success of Bobseye, thinking bob comes back with a bang and presents: Bob's Break.

Inspired and themed around the 90's British hit TV show 'Big Break' - we'll be teaming up and strutting our stuff around billiard tables in order to win the ultimate Bob prizes! Is it your turn to win a speed boat? Come join us and see.
INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE: ‘Prison Break’ and ‘Chain Reaction’ – Double Escape Room Special
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Time: Thursday Jun 11 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE: 'Prison Break' and 'Chain Reaction' - Double Escape Room Special @ Hidden Rooms | London | United Kingdom
Inclusive members are invited to join Gareth and Sara for an evening of escape and mystery at London's brand new real-life escape room experience.

This exclusive social will completely free and is a treat for our inclusive members.

Not only that but it's a double WHAMMY! 2 new games, 2 new experiences, one EPIC social experience!
Filmageddon – the ultimate film quiz!
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Time: Thursday Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Filmageddon - the ultimate film quiz! @ Prince Charles Cinema | London | United Kingdom
Society has crumbled. The world has ended. All that remains is to quiz. Welcome to FILMAGGEDON. From people who have gone to other film quizzes comes a new quiz taking place in London's Premier Independent Cinema, The Prince Charles Cinema.
Talking to Strangers!
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Time: Thursday Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Talking to Strangers! @ The Proud Archivist | London | United Kingdom
Small tables + topic cards = more interesting conversations!

Light-hearted topic cards steer you away from the typical (often dull!) small talk that comes with meeting new people.

This event is a fun way to spark new connections with members and new people alike.
Bob Sync Battle!
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Time: Friday Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Bob Sync Battle! @ The Water Poet | London | United Kingdom
You've seen it in the news, you've seen it on YouTube and for one night only watch it live! We invite you to join Team Bob as they and your fellow bobbers imitate your favourite artists in Bob Sync Battle!

This is a laid back, after work, Friday night drinks social with a little bit of lip syncing fun thrown in there if you wish to join in.
The Game of Phones – Mazes and Dragons
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Time: Saturday Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Game of Phones - Mazes and Dragons @ Crystal Palace Park | London | United Kingdom
*New Game Alert*

We'll head to Crystal palace park for our latest treasure hunt style game inspired by Game of Thrones.
Teams will become houses, dinosaurs to dragons and a simple game could turn into a full blown war.
It will also be an awesome way to see the park, meet some new people and tackle the maze!
Irreverent Outdoor Lunch
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Time: Saturday Jun 13 @ 2:30 pm
Irreverent Outdoor Lunch @ The Crown and Shuttle | London | England | United Kingdom
An afternoon of engaging and somewhat random conversations with fellow thinkers in the sun! (Hopefully)

This month our lunch event is back with a summer outdoor twist and great food! We usually spend a couple of hours over lunch, then head for a few drinks nearby - which of course is optional!
At the Borderline: Alicia Witt and Stewart Mac
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Time: Saturday Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
At the Borderline: Alicia Witt and Stewart Mac @ The Borderline | London | United Kingdom
London's Borderline Club is one of the most intimate venues in the Capital and it gets some great musicians playing down there.

With a capacity of 275, tonight it plays host to Alicia Witt and Stewart Mac.
Colour obstacle run
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Time: Sunday Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Colour obstacle run
Colour Obstacle Rush is the biggest Running Event Tour in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles. With more colour stations than any other fun run (9) and its 10 different obstacles we are going to bring you the most memorable, fun and colourful run of your life!
Recumbent bikes afternoon in Battersea Park
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Time: Sunday Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Recumbent bikes afternoon in Battersea Park @ London Recumbents | London | United Kingdom
We’ve all heard of Boris Bikes, but what about recumbent bikes? Think a cross between a bicycle and a go-kart and you’re nearly there.

Today, we'll be riding around Battersea Park two by two, bike by bike - racing guaranteed, and winners will of course be rewarded with ice cream! The suns out, and so are we!
Pub Philosophy: Mathematics and Statistics
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Time: Sunday Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pub Philosophy: Mathematics and Statistics @ The Spread Eagle | London | United Kingdom
Join Sion on the second Sunday each month for Pub Philosophy.

We will be covering a broad range of topics relating to Mathematics and Statistics.
Conclave – London’s only weekly short film festival!
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Time: Monday Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Conclave - London's only weekly short film festival! @ The Proud Archivist | London | United Kingdom
Join your host at London's only weekly short film festival and experience a night of new and emerging cinematic entertainment.
New Member Monday!
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Time: Monday Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Member Monday! @ The Bull | London | United Kingdom
Simply a chance for new members to pop in for a drink and meet one of the team. This is great if you want to find out more about the website, which socials are right for you or if you're interested in getting stuck straight in and becoming a host.

Nothing hectic - just a few drinks and a chat to kick off your week.
Films for Thought – Jurassic Park
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Time: Tuesday Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Films for Thought - Jurassic Park @ Sloane Square Station
With so many fascinating and thought provoking films being released at such a fast rate, it feels necessary to have a monthly film-night-out to see what new wonders are out there!

Join us tonight for this months film: Jurassic World and then for a post drink to discuss our thoughts the movie.
How To: Solve Cryptic Crosswords
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Time: Tuesday Jun 16 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
How To: Solve Cryptic Crosswords @ The Two Chairmen | London | United Kingdom
Ever wondered how the hell these work? Now's your chance to learn from the experts.

Aimed at crossword beginners, you'll learn how to attack cryptic clues end effortlessly build your vocabulary and trivial knowledge whilst having a few drinks in the pub. It's a lot more fun and easier than you might think. Come give it a try!
The Thinking Factor
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Time: Wednesday Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Thinking Factor @ Regents Park Band Stand | London | United Kingdom
Tonight The Krypton Factor meets thinking bob.

Introducing The Thinking Factor! Based on the infamous British games show, tonight you will be tested on your physical stamina (think school sports day) and mental attributes.
Unleash Your Inner Rockstar with Rockaoke
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Time: Thursday Jun 18 @ 6:45 pm – 10:30 pm
Unleash Your Inner Rockstar with Rockaoke @ London Cocktail Club - Shoreditch | London | United Kingdom
Do you sing in the shower and dream of one day performing on stage under lights with a band behind you and an audience singing along to your song?

Have you wanted to strut yourself and unleash your inner ROCKSTAR as you sing with a live band : lead guitar, bass and drummer?
Thinking Safe – A Self Defence Class
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Time: Thursday Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thinking Safe - A Self Defence Class @ Canada Memorial - Green Park
London, sadly, isn't always a safe place for everyone. Ever feared what would happen if you were caught on your own, off guard? Ever envied people who know self defence or martial arts? Well make this is a thing of the past tonight...
Sunset Safari at the Zoo
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Time: Friday Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm
Sunset Safari at the Zoo @ ZSL | London | United Kingdom
Always wanted to glimpse a tiger prowling at twilight? Or dreamt of watching graceful giraffes as they settle down at dusk? ZSL London Zoo can make your dreams come true at its brand-new summer evening event Sunset Safari.

Join Sofie and be entertained as the sun goes down over London in the company of more than 750 incredible animal species from around the world.
CityImpro’s Bullshit at the National History Museum Tour.
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Time: Saturday Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CityImpro’s Bullshit at the National History Museum Tour. @ Museum TBC | London | United Kingdom
Welcome to the University of Bullshit, where you're about to receive your first (or second) lecture live at the museum. Your lecturers are experts in the objects you'll be viewing. Marvel at the Giant Roman Fridge Magnets, gaze in wonder at Andrew: Greek God of Branding, and join in as you earn your BS in Bullshit.
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf
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Time: Saturday Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf @ Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf | Beverley | England | United Kingdom
Ever dreamt of playing golf surrounded by life size dinosaurs and roar and move? Of course you haven't but lets do it anyway.

Jurassic Encounter Mini Golf is beautifully landscaped and gives players the chance to putt past cascading waterfalls, over island greens, through prehistoric caves and even meet some Jurassic friends from the past!
Measure for Measure @The Globe
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Time: Saturday Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
Measure for Measure @The Globe @ Shakespeare's Globe | London | United Kingdom
See one of Shakespeare's most famous plays how he intended in the famous Elizabethan style playhouse - The Globe.

It's a London bucket list activity and well worth a visit so here's your chance. You also get to meet some new people at the same time.
Walk and talk – Virginia Water
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Time: Sunday Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm
Walk and talk - Virginia Water @ Waterloo Train Station - platform 19 | London | United Kingdom
Virginia Water is a beautiful lake in Surrey - perfect for a Sunday afternoon walk and some country air.

There's a really nice walk around the lake, encompassing many curiosities, including a 100 foot totem pole, a cascade, an obelisk raised by George II, and part of a ruined city imported from North Africa.
West End Live 2015
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Time: Sunday Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
West End Live 2015 @ Trafalgar Square | London | United Kingdom
Gather in the iconic Trafalgar Square to enjoy performances from top West End shows for free.

Featuring live performances by the casts of top West End shows like Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys and Matilda The Musical, this is a glorious piece of free summer fun showcasing the amazing variety on the capital's West End stage.
Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny
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Time: Monday Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny @ Queen of Hoxton | London | United Kingdom
Always wanted to play an instrument? Here's your chance!

Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny takes place weekly Mondays for regular Ukers, beginners or anyone who is just Uke curious. It’s plenty of fun! Hire a house Ukes for the night (renewable £20) or bring your own.
Mystery Squad
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Time: Monday Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mystery Squad @ The Sheaf | London | United Kingdom
Have you always wanted to be a detective? Do you like mind-bending puzzles and immersive stories?

The Mystery Squad has a mission for you.
New Member Monday!
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Time: Monday Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Member Monday! @ The Owl and the Pussycat | London | United Kingdom
Simply a chance for new members to pop in for a drink and meet one of the team. This is great if you want to find out more about the website, which socials are right for you or if you're interested in getting stuck straight in and becoming a host.

Nothing hectic - just a few drinks and a chat to kick off your week.
Better World: Unseen London
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Time: Tuesday Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Better World: Unseen London @ London Bridge Station | London | United Kingdom
Better World socials are where you get to give something back. We handpick social enterprises and small NGO's to support through brainstorming solutions to the issues they face or joining in on their activities.

This month we're going on a tour of London Bridge - you'll get to see London through in a different light.
Poppy Loves Book Club
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Time: Wednesday Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Poppy Loves Book Club @ The Two Chairmen | London | United Kingdom
Thinking bob have teamed up with wonderful Poppy Loves Book Club in order to provide a new, GIRLS ONLY, book club social to our calendar.

Yes, sadly it is girls only however if you're of the male gender and interested in hosting a similar social we are looking for potential hosts so please get in touch.
Science Museum Lates: The next big thing!
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Time: Wednesday Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm
Science Museum Lates: The next big thing! @ The Science Museum | London | United Kingdom
See the Science Museum as you've never seen it before in a night of (clean) 'free adults-only entertainment'!

Tonight's theme is: The next big thing - in collaboration with The Royal Society
Cards against humanity at Board Games Cafe
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Time: Thursday Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cards against humanity at Board Games Cafe @ Draughts | London | United Kingdom
As we had so much fun the first time around we're doing it again!

Join us at our favourite board games cafe for a night of devilish, sadistic, twisted but hilarious fun.
As a little perk, thinking bob members get a discount to play at draughts!
Is debate dead? Not outside, it’s not!
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Time: Thursday Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Is debate dead? Not outside, it's not! @ Hyde Park Speakers Corner | London | United Kingdom
Do you miss getting stuck into a good topical discussion? Or being able to challenge a view without causing offence?

Then join our professional debater, Tony, for a fun evening of fun in the sun and informal debate. Open to beginners and experienced debaters alike.
Bob-hemian Rhapsody – The Music Quiz!
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Time: Friday Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Bob-hemian Rhapsody  - The Music Quiz! @ TBC | London | United Kingdom
Like music?

Know your Bee Gees from your Fugees, and your Tinie Tempah from your Tina Turner, then come along and have a go at the Thinking Bob Music Quiz. As usual it will be a far cry from the average pub quiz with the 'bob' round and interactive buzzers!
Drinks and prizes to be won!
The Complete Guide to Everything – Live
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Time: Friday Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Complete Guide to Everything - Live @ Kings Place | London | United Kingdom
'Tim Daniels and Tom Reynolds are the Brooklyn-based writers and comedians who host The Complete Guide to Everything, a weekly pod cast with millions of downloads worldwide.
London Pride
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Time: Saturday Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm
London Pride @ Gap | Port Clinton | Ohio | United States
Join your host Owen at the London Pride Parade! London pride is an energetic, colourful and powerful afternoon in the heart of London. With thousands of people, parades, and crazy outfits - how could you not have fun?
Aerial Theatre: BE-LOVED
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Time: Saturday Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Aerial Theatre: BE-LOVED @ Broadgate Circle | London | United Kingdom
In celebration of the City of London Festival, today we will be heading to Liverpool street to see the acrobatic genius of BE-LOVED. BE-LOVED is a dynamic new aerial production created by Scarabeus Aerial Theatre, directed by Daniela Essart and choreographed by Ella Robson Guilfoyle.
Explore Hampstead Heath
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Time: Saturday Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Hampstead Heath @ Hampstead Heath Station | London | England | United Kingdom
Discover Hampstead Heath. The thinking bob way.
Solve the clues and work out the answers on this trail of discovery around the area.

Hampstead Heath has provided the inspiration for countless films, books and poems. Join us and find out why.
Marylebone Summer Fayre
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Time: Sunday Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marylebone Summer Fayre @ Marylebone High Street | London | England | United Kingdom
The Marylebone Summer Fayre provides everything you would expect from a traditional village fete – food, drink, music, craft stalls, a farmers’ market, tombola and lashings of community spirit... and it all takes place slap bang in the heart of central London.
Ice Cream & Market Walk
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Time: Sunday Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ice Cream & Market Walk @ Camden Town Station
Enjoy some cold ice cream on a hot day! After strolling through Camden Market, we'll grab some ice cream from Chin Chin Labs and head up Primrose hill.

It will be a relaxing way to spend your Sunday afternoon in the company of other friendly bobbers!