London life is exhausting, to say the least. Trying to juggle the long hours at work whilst maintaining an active social life is a challenging task. Don't you wish you owned a bit more of your personal life? Enter Funzing. These event magicians created a platform of events by people, for people. Let us explain: By joining the Funzing community you can attend or host events where people share your love for a specific skill or hobby. From truffle making to night bike tours, you're in for experiences that are intimate, special and often one of a kind. Discover some of our favourite upcoming events below — and you might even win 2 free tickets to one of them!

 

Make Valentine's Day Chocolate Truffles

Valentine's Chocolate Truffle Making via Website


Buying your date a box of chocolate truffles on Valentine’s Day is not simple and acceptable, but rather simply unacceptable. If you really want to impress, make those fancy chocolates yourself. On 13 February, learn about the history of chocolate, what ganache is, exactly, and how to roll, dip and cover truffles in a number of different flavours and textures. Sweet.

When: 13 Feb., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 0EX (exact address will be provided after booking)
How: Book tickets online


Bike Your Way Through London at Night

Bike the Night Through London via Website


As any cycling fan will tell you, you never truly know a place unless you've biked through its streets. But this isn’t any ordinary bike tour: Bike the Night Through London gives you the chance to see the post-sunset city lit up in all its glory. The journey begins on the south bank of the Thames. Bicycle hire and safety equipment are included; just follow your guide through iconic locations such as Chinatown, Soho, Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey for a spectacular visual experience.

When: Multiple dates.
Where: London, SE1 (exact address will be provided after booking)
How: Book tickets online
 

Ghosts of the Old City of London

Ghosts of the Old City of London via Website


Do you believe in ghosts? Hold! We don’t want the answer just yet. First, we challenge you to follow former West End actor and current expert ghost guide, Andrew Edwards in this fascinating and entertaining ghost tour around London. Walk through the ancient City of London, and hear the stories including the Black Dog of Newgate Prison, the spectre of the Bank of England, the ghosts of Sir Henry Hawkins and Oliver Goldsmith and a demon taxi passenger. You can even stop at a haunted pub for refreshments. Do you believe in ghosts now?
When: Multiple dates
Where: London, EC3N 4DJ (Exact address will be provided after booking)
How: Book tickets here.



Tips From The Champ: Texas Hold'em Secrets

Tips from the Champ: Texas Hold'em Secrets via Website


Life, like poker, has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced. Are you ready to face it? Meet Peter, your host; a poker enthusiast who has been playing and making an income from the game for the past 20 years. In this amazing master class Peter will introduce you to the rules, language, tips, tricks and trades of the famous game. Above all, you will learn that poker is a game of knowledge, skill and practice —  so the smarter you play, the luckier you’ll get. May the flop be with you.
When: Multiple dates
Where: London, W12 0HQ (Exact address will be provided after booking)
How: Book tickets here.


Shoot like Robin Hood

Learn How to Shoot like Robin Hood via Website


What do Legolas, Robin Hood and Katniss Everdeen have in common? Fabulous heads of hair? Maybe. But clearly their archery skills stand out more. If you were ever envious of their composure and clear-cut precision, then this is the class for you. The fee for a 90-minute session covers instruction, equipment, insurance and around an hour of fairly free (supervised) shooting. It hits all the marks.

When: Multiple dates.
Where: Mon. & Weds. evening sessions, Harris Academy, Southwark Park Rd, Bermondsey, SE16 3TZ. Weekend sessions, Coxson Place, Druid St, London SE1 2EZ. Check your email for confirmation of venue before the date.
How: Book tickets online


By Antonis Kazoulis

Wanderlust-infected foodie with a passion for words, a soft spot for theatre, an infatuation for jazz bars and a healthy addiction to cocktails. He has been in a steady relationship with London for the past five years despite a fling with New York. You'll probably find him in the back streets of Soho trying out a new ramen restaurant or a cloak-and-dagger speakeasy.