Unusual things to do in London this week with Thinking Bob: 23rd – 29th April

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Monday 23rd April

Bob Goes on Tour: Florence! (Final Pre-Social)

Not long now and we'll be heading out for a long weekend of culture, adventure and exploration in the birthplace of the Renaissance.

This is the final pre-social, just to review the final details and make sure everyone knows what they're doing and where they're going! It will also be a great opportunity for you to meet everyone who'll be there.

Don't worry if you can't make this, the final itinerary will be sent out via e-mail.

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Tuesday 24th April

The Tina Turner Musical

This is Simply The Best show in town and an absolute must see.

The show traces Turner's life from her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, through her stormy marriage to Ike Turner, her hard-won independence, and her ultimate emergence to become one of the top-selling female recording artists of all time.

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Argentinian QI Dinner

Our Argentinian QI Conversation dinner party is going to be a fun and relaxed evening for those looking for some great food, great company, and interesting conversation.

No more awkward silences, or awkward chats about the weather - we're here to make sure you have a great time and meet some great people!

Expect an atmospheric setting over some brilliant tapas, and conversation points related to all things Thai.

Our conversation points are revealed during the evening via our very special menu, but we promise you it will be fun, unexpected and insightful - a great way to meet new people!

Book Your Place for Argentinian QI Dinner

Book Club: Catch up on the Classics

Everyone is welcome as we catch up on the books on our reading list, the one's you've 'always been meaning to read'. Old or new, long or short - which one we read is up to you. At the end of each social we'll pick the next one we want to read.

So whether you love the classics or you've not yet read one, you never know whether your next favourite book is just pages away.

Book Your Place for Book Club: Catch up on the Classics

Wednesday 25th April

Science Museum Lates: Superbugs

The Science Museum’s Lates are a free adult-only event that takes place on the last Wednesday of the month.

If you've not been before, you can expect themed exhibitions, talks and activities, with topics ranging from sex and alcohol to climate change.

We'll be heading down as a group for a couple of hours of crazy and interesting fun so make sure you sign up today and don't miss out!

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Gourmet Pie Night

Tonight we have our eyes on the pies as we head to Piebury Corner and a selection that will leave you spoilt for choice.

All the pies are handmade using shortcrust pastry and locally sourced ingredients. With over 20 awarding winning meat and vegetarian flavours to choose from, including Vegan and Gluten Free Pies, there really is something for everyone.

Come along and join us and meet some fellow bobbers - it's easy as pie.

Book Your Place for Gourmet Pie Night

Escape Room: The Celestial Chain

A rogue goddess, once imprisoned, has broken free of The Celestial Chain. Gather what you need to bind her, once again: or risk the end of the world as we know it. 

Gather the artefacts you need from across time to imprison an ancient force.

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Thursday 26th April

Speakeasy Drinks

New is old news. It’s all about the retro as we revisit the days of America's Prohibition era in London's best speakeasy bars.

Our capital is brimming with elusive bars hidden behind unmarked doors and unassuming entrances. They invite those in the know to intimate yet raucous evenings. Join us as we sip cocktails from teacups, peruse menus hidden in books and soak up some jazz.

So, dust off your dancing shoes and dig out your map as London invites you into an underground world of illicit drinking.

Book Your Place for Speakeasy Drinks

£20 Three Course Dinner and Cocktail

Dine in style with us tonight as we head to this magnificent former auction house for a just fraction of the price.

With an ambience more in keeping with a Mediterranean courtyard than a Central London restaurant, Cigalon have certainly mastered the art of style and simple luxury.

With 3 courses and cocktail usually setting you back over £40 this is a dinner not to miss. Who'd have thought luxury could come at such a price?

Book Your Place for £20 Three Course Dinner and Cocktail

Curry Night with Chris!

It's been a tough week and you need a break. And what better way to warm the soul than with a hot curry and some great company!

Join us for a Thursday evening of engaging and random conversation with fellow thinkers. Awkward silences are a thing of the past as we delve into some delicious Indian food and enjoy a chilled out evening of relaxed conversation.

Bring your own bottle, choose your own spice level because this curry night is second to Naan.

Book Your Place for Curry Night with Chris!

Wellcome Collection Lates

We're continuing our late night museum visits into and heading to The Wellcome Collection.

Innovative and unexpected from the beginning, the museum invites you to discover what it means to be human as you explore the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future.

With both contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections,as well as a world renowned Reading Room this truly is 'a free destination for the incurably curious'.

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Theatre - Chicago

Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr. will be making his British stage debut and his musical debut as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi award-winning CHICAGO.

With catchy, sexy music and timeless lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, and a funny, intelligent, and utterly engaging book by Kander and Bob Fosse, Chicago is a musical spectacular that is as addictive as gossip rags and as unforgettable as any trial of the century.

Come along and join the Razzle Dazzle.

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Friday 27th April

Drinks With Team Bob

Once a month is a chance to have a drink with Team Bob. Becks, James and Tori will be there to meet you, welcome you, catch up with you. Perfect for new members, current bobbers and if you used to be a member then why not still pop in and say hi. We would love to see you all.

Arrive whenever you can and stay as long as you want, tonight is all about having a casual drink with some new people and meeting the team behind Bob. The social will start at 7pm but if this doesn't suit you then feel free to show up whenever you finish work.

Let Drinking Bob Begin......

Book Your Place for Drinks With Team Bob

Saturday 28th April

Geocaching with Kate and Henri

Join Kate and Henri as you enter the world's largest treasure hunting community as you navigate coordinates to find the hidden geocache.

With millions of cleverly hidden geocaches scattered throughout the world, it doesn't matter whether you are off to find your first geocache or your ten-thousandth there's always something different to be discovered. Will you find the cache?

As usual there'll be a pub social afterwards so plenty of time to chat to the group.

Book Your Place for Geocaching with Kate and Henri

Wonderball at Bounce

A new generation of ping pong is upon us and we're going to try it out.

Bounce has reinvented the humble ping pong table into a giant interactive computer game. Their new "techno tables" allow so much more than table tennis - choose the game you want to play by bouncing the ball on the menu displayed on the table.

It's a real game changer and we can't wait to give it a go this Saturday.

Book Your Place for Wonderball at Bounce

Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Murder Mystery Night

Ahoy matey! A Thinking Bob adventure is upon us...

Play your own character in a swashbucklin' evening of murder, deception and, of course, loading the gunnels! Find the son of a biscuit eater who killed yer matey and send him down to Davy Jones' deep, dark locker.

Dead men tell no tales, so it's up to you to solve the mystery and expose the scurvy dog!

Book Your Place for Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Murder Mystery Night

Sunday 29th April

Barbican Conservatory

An oasis in the middle of the city, The Barbican Conservatory is the perfect place to escape the city without actually having to leave.

The Barbican plays home to over 2,000 tropical plants and trees as well as a number of exotic fish.

Join your fellow Bobbers and enjoy a wonderfully relaxing Sunday stroll through London's very own urban jungle.

Did you know: the large concrete tower you'll see at the centre of the Conservatory is our Theatre flytower.

Book Your Place for Barbican Conservatory

Pub Lunch and Board Games in Little Venice

It may officially be Spring but April didn't get the memo.

We're heading to a real local pub for some fantastic food and a few board games. What better way to spend a Sunday with your fellow Bobbers?

This is a relaxed lunchtime social and so come along and see who has what it takes in battle of the board games!

Book Your Place for Pub Lunch and Board Games in Little Venice

Cinema Sunday: Avengers: Infinity War

Join your host Chris for a cinema Sunday for the biggest superheroes assemble ever made! Meet all the Avengers.

Two years after the Avengers were torn apart during the events of Captain America: Civil War, Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will. The Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him before his onslaught of destruction puts an end to half the universe.

Book Your Place for Cinema Sunday: Avengers: Infinity War

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