8 Fun (and quirky) things to get up to at home this November

Making the best of a bad situation? That’s what 2020 is all about. To ease the pain and subdue the boredom caused by lockdown 2.0, we’ve enlisted the help of DesignMyNight to fill us in on all the best ways to spend our free time this November. From festive Zoom quizzes to the ultimate DIY burger kit, and a strange online experience that will see you pitching business ideas to Lord Sugarplum, here’s how to have fun at home while BoJo decides his next move.

Cook London’s Famous Mac ‘n’ Cheese Burger With This Mega DIY Kit

Why wait until December to reunite with your favourite burger? Dirty Bones are providing the cheat day-worthy goods with their epic DIY kits, which contain all the ingredients to make their Insta-famous mac ‘n’ cheese burgers, loaded lamb fries and each box even comes with a pouch of their signature cocktail. Dreamy. The kit comes with enough ingredients to make two monstrous portions, leaving you and a lucky housemate stuffed for just £20 each.

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Expose An Evil Corporation With This Virtual Spy Experience

Put your time in lockdown to good use and get your sleuthing skills up to scratch with this series of virtual spy experiences that are designed to test even the greatest of know-it-alls. These timed challenges involve joining forces with your mates online to solve puzzles and take down an evil corporation, which will end in a climactic battle between you and the evil CEO, J. Bozo.

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Pitch A Business Idea To Lord Sugarplum

Thought this year couldn’t get any more surreal? Then you’re obviously not familiar with the UK’s oddest online experience, which puts a quirky spin on everyone's favourite reality shows, The Apprentice and Dragon’s Den. Strap in for boardroom bust-ups, judging glares and stone cold grillings as you team up with your friends/business partners to pitch a winning idea to Lord Sugarplum, all in the hope of bagging that much-need investment.

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Get Festive With A Comic Drag-Themed Christmas Quiz

If Zoom quizzes are a lockdown trend you’d rather leave in the past, prepare to change your tune as this award-winning drag queen is here to win you over with a virtual Christmas-themed bonanza. Answer questions about your favourite festive films, seasonal chart-toppers and more, as drag star Kate Butch serves as a hilarious host determined to get you in the festive spirit.

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Work Up A Sweat With A Virtual Drag Aerobics Class

Lunge your way through lockdown with this weekly 80s-themed aerobics class, hosted by none other than drag superstar Dolly Trolley. Unleash your sassy side while donning your finest lycra as your trusty instructor puts you through your paces with the world's campest workout, soundtracked to diva bops that are so catchy you’ll find it impossible to sit down.

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Make Martinis Before Playing A Boozy Game Of Musical Bingo

Instead of leaving you to fantasise about all the nights out you could be having, Dirty Martini are bringing the bar experience to you with a boozy DIY bingo event. Ingeniously combining cocktail making with musical bingo, things will kick off at this online bonanza as you and your housemates mixing up four festive martinis, before retiring to the sofa for some bingo and a tipsy attempt at winning the grand prize.

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Share A Luxury Bottled Cocktail With Your Housemates

Been living off tinnies and the cheapest wine you can find in Sainbos? We hate to break it to you, but you’ve been doing lockdown wrong. Hack the system by getting your hands on some of London’s best cocktails while the bars are shut, as Hampstead hotspot Heads + Tails take their luxury drinks menu to the streets. Their nationwide service will see you ordering a hefty 500ml bottle of anything from their espresso martini, to an Aperol-based West End Spritz that's best served topped with prosecco, naturally.

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Order Creative Cocktails From A Biblical-Themed Bar

London’s biblical-themed basement bar is bringing their quirky cocktails to the earthly realm with nationwide delivery service. Eve Bar’s deliverable menu is made up of signature sips, from caramelised white chocolate espresso martini to an old fashioned containing notes of banana, plus an all-new creation - the Lemon BonBon. Each 500ml serving is priced at no more than £24.50, so you can hog the bottle or split with a fellow imbiber to make it even more affordable.

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