7 Amazing Team Building Ideas Your Team Will Actually Love
Team building activities can greatly improve relationships and communication in the workplace, resulting in a happier and more productive team. And team building in London isn’t just for morale-boosting – you can also use it to incentivise or reward staff for hitting targets, or to unite remote and hybrid workers who are meeting for the […]
10 Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in London
Whether or not you typically do something for Valentine’s Day, it’s always nice to have plenty of options! And in the sprawling city of London, there’s certainly no shortage of them – it just comes down to selecting the right Valentine’s Day activity for you and your date. This February, we’ve played Cupid by putting […]
Food & Drink
7 Great Vegan Places to Try This Veganuary
Veganuary 2023… the perfect chance to rethink how what you’re eating could be impacting both your health and the planet. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint or try out an alternative diet and lifestyle, reducing your consumption of meat and dairy products can have a huge impact. What’s more, Veganuary provides a great […]
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5 Fun Activities to Celebrate Dry January in London 2023
Participating in Dry January 2023? Or just looking to discover some new, fun activities to get through the winter months? We’ve got your back! Dry January is rising in popularity as more of us become aware of the potential impact of alcohol on our wellbeing. But it’s not solely about avoiding alcohol – Dry January […]
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The 10 Coolest Bars in Shoreditch
During the day, Shoreditch bustles with professionals grabbing their artisan coffees and rushing to their open-plan offices. But the area really comes to life at night, with chic indie bars and floor-shaking nightclubs attracting creatives and cocktail lovers from all over the city. Of course, Shoreditch is so full of interesting bars that it can […]
How to Plan a Work Christmas Party
With the whole office looking forward to the night, putting together the perfect office Christmas party – one that entertains everyone from the greenest interns to the CEO – can feel like a pretty big challenge. Luckily, we’ve got your back: this guide will take you through the entire party planning process in five simple […]
10 Outside-the-Box Work Christmas Party Ideas for London 2022
Struggling to come up with unique work Christmas party ideas? It’s completely understandable – office Christmas parties aren’t always as fun as they look on TV. If you’re having trouble innovating beyond an evening in the local pub, never fear: we’ve put together this list of 10 fantastic work Christmas party ideas to end your […]
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Step by step to make the perfect Swingers’ pizza
Want to recreate the fabulous food on offer at Swingers? In the second of a regular series we head into the kitchen at Swingers to find out how they make the seriously good street food that helps to fuel a
night of crazy golf.
How Crazy Golf Got Cool
Building an empire around the quirky pastime of crazy golf sounds like a tricky task – but Swingers co-founders Matt Grech-Smith and Jeremy Simmonds have made it look simple. However, it wasn’t without its chewy moments, Matt reveals.
Dan Savidge: The musical heartbeat of Swingers
Dan Savidge has been the key music shaper of Swingers since they opened their city venue in 2016. We chat dance floor politics, what makes a party go with a swing, and what tune you need to play to follow the legendary Stevie Wonder.
6 Old Games: History Of Ancient Sporting Events
From sacrificing ballplayers in Mesoamerica to filling coliseums with all manner of exotic animals (and gallons of water for mock naval battles), the Ancient World hosted some very epic games.
5 Of The Worlds Strangest Animal Races
The world is an eternally fascinating place – with excitement and adventure at every turn. For proof, look no further than some of the unusual sporting options there are around the globe – such as these intriguing animal races.
The Perfect Valentine’s At Swingers-Even If You’re Single
Two writers present their take on why London’s home of crazy golf could prove to be a romantic revelation for February 14th visitors
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8 Weird Alcoholic Drinks And Where To Find Them
Where would we be without experimentation and a quest for the new? Scientific breakthroughs would go undiscovered, our world would go unexplored and the idea of fermented grapes being the base of a delicious drink would never have surfaced. But what about when that experimentation gets taken to the limit? Here are some drinks that do just that.
An Interview With Swingers’ Crazy Golf Course Designer
When it comes to design, much reverential admiration is given to those ‘starchitects’ who conceive of glittering modernist towers of steel and glass, or fashion gurus who deliver daring sartorial creations. But we’d argue that the person behind the design of the ingenious golf holes at Swingers should be similarly celebrated. Say hello to Thomas Borer, the man responsible for designing every course.
The Best Places For A Memorable First Date
Let’s face it, a first date is usually a nerve-wrecking experience, so we give you our top five unusual places where the awkward silence will be minimal, and you can subliminally test your potential partner’s sense of humour and personality without resorting to the ‘what star sign are you?’ type of clichéd questioning.
5 Character Types You’ll Meet At Swingers
It’s your big night out! With some of your best friends! Brilliant! But have you ever seen them in competitive mode? Here are the five types of people that they could become.
The Thrill-Seekers Guide: 6 Adventures Everyone Should Try
From planes that pretend they’re in outer space to sunken boats that pose as reefs, here are six artificial adventures that every thrill-seeker should try (with relative assurance that no dinosaurs will try to eat them).
The Secret Life Of Formula Onedrivers
Are today’s F1 drivers bland versions of swaggering champions past? Is the champagne now restricted to the podium celebration? Has their thirst for winning overtaken their appetite for late-night loucheness? Our F1 expert reveals all.
Why Are Pub Quizzes More Popular Than Ever?
The pub quiz is a uniquely British invention, combining two of our favourite things – drinking and having random facts on instant recall. But why are these alcohol-fuelled exam sessions proving more popular than ever?
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The Worlds Wildest Dining Experiences
Drill through metres-thick ice to catch your dinner. Bury a whole lamb in a sand oven for the day – overseen by Beduin tribesmen. Eat alongside inmates in a notorious Colombian prison. It’s time to start your global gastronomic odyssey.
The 5 Easiest Ways To Win Gold At The Olympic Games
You’ve got to be the very best to make it to the Olympic Games podium. But, let’s face it, some sports are tougher than others. And others might simply require a modest amount of training, as opposed to being born with a strangely sports-specific body or natural aptitude. Sailing, for example, we’re looking at you. Your new life in elite sports starts here.
How To Organise A Christmas Night Out And Survive It!
Congratulations. You have been identified as the most fun person in your workplace. And the obvious choice to sort a Christmas team night out. No, honestly, it’ll be fine. Read on – we’ve got your back.
Still Crazy After All These Years
It’s been 21 years since the iconic Gumball 3000 rally first revved up its engines. We catch up with its fast-living founder Maximillion Cooper to delve into some of the more eye-raising stories from years gone by.
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6 Street Food Vendors To Track Down At This Summer’s Festivals
When even your grandparents are cooking up Waitrose pulled pork burgers, you know it’s time to raise your own gastro expectations. We asked food critic and founder of the British Street Food Awards, Richard Johnson, to reveal his favourite food trucks.
5 Games You’re Almost Certainly Playing Wrong
From Uno to Monopoly to Scrabble to Blackjack and more, here are some of the world’s most popular games –and the most common mistakes made when playing them.
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6 Secret Cocktail Bars You Need To Know About
We travelled the world looking for the best secret watering holes you should visit. Add them to your ‘to do’ list today. Cheers!
Extreme Enjoyment – The Story Of Britain’s Dangerous Sports Club
Swingers’ mantra of #LifesbetterWhenYouPlay was truly pushed to its limits by a bunch of quintessentially British eccentrics. From sending a grand piano down the slopes of St Moritz to skateboarding with the bulls in Pamplona, the Dangerous Sports Club prefigured the craze for extreme sports. But their high jinks eventually came at a tragic cost.