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When it comes to trying to find unique and fun building activities in London, there is no trouble finding something different for every day of the week. London can boast being packed with escape rooms, outdoor activities and cookery classes along with many other team building events. Trying to pick out the most interesting things to do in London is close to impossible, and it almost looks like there’s an escape room on every corner but there’s a whole lot more beyond that. Here’s a list of seven insanely fun team building activities in London.
Nothing grabs the attention of people like the word ‘chocolate’. My Chocolate is a company with multiple venues across the UK that delivers delicious events and workshops to indulge people in the art of chocolate making. With over 14 years experience in their craft, they can turn any building into the ultimate chocolate dream room. My Chocolate has managed to make your traditional team building activities into something that will be a lot more enticing and by far a lot tastier. Take the apprentice chocolate challenge for example; a master class in chocolate making, followed by unique chocolate creations all thought up by your team, to tasting and to top it off, chocolatey awards for the best product, packaging and sales pitch.
Or perhaps the apprentice styled activ, ty is not your thing; try the chocolate treasure hunt. The teams will be tasked with solving clues, riddles and following maps to scavenge items and bribe their way through with chocolate. Competitive and delicious.
My Chocolate has definitely mastered the art of team building and are probably the most delicious company to do it. Willy Wonka would envy you.
Based on the 90’s TV show, The Crystal Maze is an intense, interactive and immersive 3-D experience based in London and Manchester. It’s the perfect day for a team wanting something fast and challenging but silly and with a good dose of humour. The Crystal Maze can host from 32 up to 120 people and have been awarded ‘Team Building Event of the Year’ award which goes to show how perfectly they coupled puzzles, challenges and team building in one place. Don’t worry about the physiological needs of your team either, the Crystal Maze can provide food and drinks too, custom to your budget and likes. There are four zones to complete, all against the clock, which will test key elements of all the players as individuals and as a team. This really is the ultimate escape room in London.
If perhaps you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere to laugh and have fun in, whilst challenging your team with new skills, look no further than the Underground Cookery School in London. The team will choose a menu (vegetarian and special dietary needs included) that will be incorporated into a cooking programme for the day. The day start will Champagne and music to lighten the mood and the team gets the day to relax and enjoy cooking up delicious, healthy meals that will later be served at a team banquet. What’s the best thing about this however? The front of house team of the underground cookery school will do all the washing up for you, leaving you to just get on with cooking a five star restaurant meal.. The staff are highly experienced, friendly and knowledgeable so the programme is suitable for all ability levels and tastes. The day will finish with your food served with fine wine, exactly what it deserves.
ClueQuest is a live escape room that’s a memorable one. With three missions to choose from, you turn your colleagues into agents, challenging them with puzzles and clues they must find before time runs out. Prizes also start from £24 per person so if your budget is tight, this is the place to still guarantee fun and excitement. The team will have to use all their skills together as ClueQuest isn’t just about running around and lifting everything to find keys and clues. It’s about good communication skills, focus, attention to detail and any other quirks your team can use. There’s also the option of adding your own personal touch, with team prizes and memorabilia chosen by you.
Fire Hazard games are a company guaranteed keep your team active and awake with their choice of movie and game inspired events and immersive games that run all over the UK, imaginatively using their environment to create a unique experience every time. If you’re setting up a private event, the company will send you free tickets to your nearest weekly public game so you can be certain of what you’re buying and guarantee not to waste your money. There’s a choice of three missions but their most popular one is city dash where you play a massive hide and seek game and have to run and sneak around to win. They can accompany large groups of people and will provide the team with a briefing and then prizes at the end of the game. The friendly crew is always on hand to help but you must outsmart and outrun your opponents yourself. It’s fast and it’s clever. Good luck.
TigerTiger in London offer one of the best and more informative cocktail master classes in London. Their bartenders are highly skilled and trained in their industry and will not only teach you how to make a delicious cocktail, but a few good party tricks too.
As you arrive, you’ll be treated to some bubbly and continue to make professional cocktails and a certificate to show off to your friends that you know the tricks of the trade. Enjoy the cocktails at the end of class with a private booth to keep the party going before hitting the streets of London and judging other bars cocktails. You have a certificate, so you can.
Couple a wide range of fruity cocktails with a hot buffet or something from the grill and you have a fun alternative to a usual Saturday night.
Mac and Wild are experts at fine dining, cooking up high end meals in beautiful settings. But there’s one thing they offer; the gun room. Made to look like a highland lodge, the beautifully dark rooms boast a virtual shooting range, decorated in pine trees and a scent resembling the Scottish highlands to really set the mood. Test your coordination skills one by one and let others enjoy each other’s company and bond. Sit back, relax and take it in turn to shoot while others watch and enjoy whiskey and cocktails served whenever you wish. Top that off with a carefully prepared meal in a private dining room, to take the edge off the loud and immersive shooting.