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  • Africa Rally The Africa Rally :: fighting to make the world less boring Africa Rally
    The Africa Rally :: fighting to make the world less boring
  • Afternoon Tea Meet fellow adventurists from far and wide, hear a talk by an exciting adventurer and enjoy some afternoon tea. Afternoon Tea
    Meet fellow adventurists from far and wide, hear a talk by an exciting adventurer and enjoy some afternoon tea.
  • Art Yarn Art Yarn aim to use traditional knitting and crochet techniques in contemporary visual arts projects. Good site to find out about UK-based yarn bombing Art Yarn
    Art Yarn aim to use traditional knitting and crochet techniques in contemporary visual arts projects. Good site to find out about UK-based yarn bombing
  • BARG A Birmingham based network for playing and making games, from small indoor types to large outdoor pervasive games BARG
    A Birmingham based network for playing and making games, from small indoor types to large outdoor pervasive games
  • Booooooom An awesome Canadian website that hopes to foster a community of people excited to go out and be creative. Check out their Where the Wild Things Are fort building contest. Booooooom
    An awesome Canadian website that hopes to foster a community of people excited to go out and be creative. Check out their Where the Wild Things Are fort building contest.
  • Bristol Event Volunteers (BEV) BEV is a Bristol based networking group and a searchable hub connecting volunteers  with event organisers to make both finding volunteers and volunteering easy. Bristol Event Volunteers (BEV)
    BEV is a Bristol based networking group and a searchable hub connecting volunteers with event organisers to make both finding volunteers and volunteering easy.
  • Bristol Swing Dancers Full of information about anything swing dance related in Bristol and the surrounding area. Bristol Swing Dancers
    Full of information about anything swing dance related in Bristol and the surrounding area.
  • Centre for Alternative Technology Information and education centre, offering advice and demonstrations of environmentally friendly and energy efficient living. Centre for Alternative Technology
    Information and education centre, offering advice and demonstrations of environmentally friendly and energy efficient living.
  • Cloth Magazine Cloth Magazine is packed with inspiring and practical projects to help you make and customise clothes and homeware, as well as insider knowledge on where to find the best vintage shops, clubs, classes and events. Cloth Magazine
    Cloth Magazine is packed with inspiring and practical projects to help you make and customise clothes and homeware, as well as insider knowledge on where to find the best vintage shops, clubs, classes and events.
  • Come Out and Play The Come Out and Play Festival is a New York street games festival dedicated to exploring new style of games and play. Come Out and Play
    The Come Out and Play Festival is a New York street games festival dedicated to exploring new style of games and play.
  • Couch Surfing Creating a better world – one couch at a time. CouchSurfing isn’t just about finding free accommodation around the world – it’s about meeting people and participating in making the world a better place. Couch Surfing
    Creating a better world – one couch at a time. CouchSurfing isn’t just about finding free accommodation around the world – it’s about meeting people and participating in making the world a better place.
  • Ecojam A portal to all things green and environmental in Bristol, including news, jobs and events. Ecojam
    A portal to all things green and environmental in Bristol, including news, jobs and events.
  • Explorers Connect Connecting the expedition and adventure community. Explorers Connect
    Connecting the expedition and adventure community.
  • Fat Hen Wild food foraging, cooking and feasting courses and events in West Cornwall Fat Hen
    Wild food foraging, cooking and feasting courses and events in West Cornwall
  • Fire Hazard Immersive games and exciting experiences in London Fire Hazard
    Immersive games and exciting experiences in London
  • Flash Mob Home of the silent disco, Last for the Boat Race Flash Mob and the No Pants Party. Flash Mob
    Home of the silent disco, Last for the Boat Race Flash Mob and the No Pants Party.
  • Folk Tales A monthly folk music and storytelling night in Bristol. Full of words, music and tea and biscuits. Folk Tales
    A monthly folk music and storytelling night in Bristol. Full of words, music and tea and biscuits.
  • Free Hugs Campaign Make someone’s day and give them a hug. Find out about events and different hugging techniques Free Hugs Campaign
    Make someone’s day and give them a hug. Find out about events and different hugging techniques
  • Freeconomy The world’s fastest growing alternative economy. A massive online community where you can share skills, tools and spaces. Freeconomy
    The world’s fastest growing alternative economy. A massive online community where you can share skills, tools and spaces.
  • Freecycle Give away some of your unwanted clutter, and find stuff you want amongst the things that other people are throwing out. Freecycle
    Give away some of your unwanted clutter, and find stuff you want amongst the things that other people are throwing out.
  • Fungi To Be With Putting the Fun into Fungi, this website will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms, including regular foraging events Fungi To Be With
    Putting the Fun into Fungi, this website will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms, including regular foraging events
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing Learn tree climbing in a secret rural location in the Isle of Wight. You can even sleep in a hammock in the canopy. Goodleaf Tree Climbing
    Learn tree climbing in a secret rural location in the Isle of Wight. You can even sleep in a hammock in the canopy.
  • Green Events Home to the World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships, Man vs Horse Race and Mountain Bike Chariot Racing. All from one tiny village in mid Wales. Green Events
    Home to the World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships, Man vs Horse Race and Mountain Bike Chariot Racing. All from one tiny village in mid Wales.
  • Guerrilla Gardening A source of inspiration for guerrilla gardeners who like to cultivate disused spaces. Guerrilla Gardening
    A source of inspiration for guerrilla gardeners who like to cultivate disused spaces.
  • Happiness Project The Happiness Project is a series of fun art workshops that advocate positive psychology in order to promote happiness and well being and tackle some of the stigma associated with mental health. Happiness Project
    The Happiness Project is a series of fun art workshops that advocate positive psychology in order to promote happiness and well being and tackle some of the stigma associated with mental health.
  • Heeley City Farm A friendly farm and environmental visitors centre in the heart of Sheffield. Heeley City Farm
    A friendly farm and environmental visitors centre in the heart of Sheffield.
  • Hide & Seek An annual pervasive gaming festival in London that will have you pounding the streets of the capitcal to escape werewolves and building giant board games with strangers. Hide & Seek
    An annual pervasive gaming festival in London that will have you pounding the streets of the capitcal to escape werewolves and building giant board games with strangers.
  • Hoop Lovers Based in Tokyo, Hoop Lovers offer hoop dance classes and workshops – a creative collage of fitness, self-expression, laughter and dance. Hoop Lovers
    Based in Tokyo, Hoop Lovers offer hoop dance classes and workshops – a creative collage of fitness, self-expression, laughter and dance.
  • Igfest Bristol’s pervasive gaming festival, bringing street games, outdoor spectacles and newfangled social interaction to the masses, whilest reclaiming public urban spaces for play and adventure. Igfest
    Bristol’s pervasive gaming festival, bringing street games, outdoor spectacles and newfangled social interaction to the masses, whilest reclaiming public urban spaces for play and adventure.
  • Iglab Iglab is a monthly playtesting night where street games get born and played before they are ready to meet the world. Iglab
    Iglab is a monthly playtesting night where street games get born and played before they are ready to meet the world.
  • International Talk Like A Pirate Day Cap’n Slappy and crew give expert advice on how to talk like a pirate as well as an advice column, pirate personality quiz and pirate name generator. Aaarrrrrr… International Talk Like A Pirate Day
    Cap’n Slappy and crew give expert advice on how to talk like a pirate as well as an advice column, pirate personality quiz and pirate name generator. Aaarrrrrr…
  • Keep Portland Weird From Art Cars to Zombie Walks, Portland is a fantastically unique place. Keep Portland Weird wants to keep it that way by promoting pub crawls, pillow fights and shopping cart sled races. Keep Portland Weird
    From Art Cars to Zombie Walks, Portland is a fantastically unique place. Keep Portland Weird wants to keep it that way by promoting pub crawls, pillow fights and shopping cart sled races.
  • Knit The City Operating from a secret underground wool-lined bunker in the heart of the busy metropolis, these London-based yarn bombers operate under assumed names by day and spread woolly joy under the cover of darkness Knit The City
    Operating from a secret underground wool-lined bunker in the heart of the busy metropolis, these London-based yarn bombers operate under assumed names by day and spread woolly joy under the cover of darkness
  • Knitta Please Wrapping the world in fuzzy yarn….one stop sign pole at a time. Knitta Please
    Wrapping the world in fuzzy yarn….one stop sign pole at a time.
  • Leeds Urban Playground A source of good urban fun, including pillowfights, capture the flag and sock wrestling… Leeds Urban Playground
    A source of good urban fun, including pillowfights, capture the flag and sock wrestling…
  • Let's Do Nice Things Bristol-based artist and finder of awesome and randomly wonderful things Let's Do Nice Things
    Bristol-based artist and finder of awesome and randomly wonderful things
  • Love Food Festival A series of festivals throughout the year, dedicated to sourcing, cooking and appreciating all things food related. Love Food Festival
    A series of festivals throughout the year, dedicated to sourcing, cooking and appreciating all things food related.
  • Low Impact Living Initiative A non profit organisation that aims to help people to reduce their impact on the planet, gain new skills and have fun in the process. Low Impact Living Initiative
    A non profit organisation that aims to help people to reduce their impact on the planet, gain new skills and have fun in the process.
  • Lower Shaw Farm Lower Shaw Farm offers weekend breaks, events and courses for adults and families. Lower Shaw Farm
    Lower Shaw Farm offers weekend breaks, events and courses for adults and families.
  • Ludocity An invaluable source of information for pervasive gaming enthusiasts, including events, forums and a great directory of games Ludocity
    An invaluable source of information for pervasive gaming enthusiasts, including events, forums and a great directory of games
  • ManHunt Hide and seek for grown ups, played out on the streets of London. ManHunt
    Hide and seek for grown ups, played out on the streets of London.
  • Nature's Secret Larder Covering everything from bushcraft techniques to poisonous plants, this is a great resource for budding foragers. Nature's Secret Larder
    Covering everything from bushcraft techniques to poisonous plants, this is a great resource for budding foragers.
  • Nice Paper Toys A paper toy network! A place where you can show off your paper toy creations, collaborate with other artists and share thoughts and ideas. Nice Paper Toys
    A paper toy network! A place where you can show off your paper toy creations, collaborate with other artists and share thoughts and ideas.
  • Ooh.com A noticeboard for fun events and courses across the UK Ooh.com
    A noticeboard for fun events and courses across the UK
  • Outdoor Swimming Society Experience the wonder of outdoor swimming and explore drowned cities, kelp jungles and sea caves. The OSS organises social swims, full moon swims as well as a directory of events. Outdoor Swimming Society
    Experience the wonder of outdoor swimming and explore drowned cities, kelp jungles and sea caves. The OSS organises social swims, full moon swims as well as a directory of events.
  • Pacmanhattan Pac-Manhattan is a large-scale urban game that utilizes the New York City grid to recreate the 1980s video game sensation Pac-Man. Pacmanhattan
    Pac-Manhattan is a large-scale urban game that utilizes the New York City grid to recreate the 1980s video game sensation Pac-Man.
  • Paper Village A shop that’s all about making and creating. From beat boxing to kite making, stencil cutting to origami. Paper Village
    A shop that’s all about making and creating. From beat boxing to kite making, stencil cutting to origami.
  • Pillow Fight Club Bring your own damn pillow… Pillow Fight Club
    Bring your own damn pillow…
  • Pool Project A Liverpool based organisation that celebrates the origins of the city through urban picnics, walks and processions. They help regenerate neglected spaces and believe that creative fun and laugher helps solve problems. Pool Project
    A Liverpool based organisation that celebrates the origins of the city through urban picnics, walks and processions. They help regenerate neglected spaces and believe that creative fun and laugher helps solve problems.
  • Portland Urban Iditarod In the Alaskan Iditarod, more than sixty dog sled teams race across the frozen tundra from Anchorage to Nome. In this urban version, teams of ‘dogs’ lead by a musher will pull their sleds (shopping carts) through some of Portland’s most scenic areas. Portland Urban Iditarod
    In the Alaskan Iditarod, more than sixty dog sled teams race across the frozen tundra from Anchorage to Nome. In this urban version, teams of ‘dogs’ lead by a musher will pull their sleds (shopping carts) through some of Portland’s most scenic areas.
  • Re-Shirt Buy a second hand t-shirt with a history and give it a future. Re-Shirt
    Buy a second hand t-shirt with a history and give it a future.
  • Renaissance Rooms Whip out your spandex and leg warmers for one of the most friendly and fun-packed nights in London. With its musically and visually kitsch-cool atmosphere and retro appeal, Roller Disco is THE hotspot for clubbing on wheels. Renaissance Rooms
    Whip out your spandex and leg warmers for one of the most friendly and fun-packed nights in London. With its musically and visually kitsch-cool atmosphere and retro appeal, Roller Disco is THE hotspot for clubbing on wheels.
  • Scrabble Sunday A monthly scrabble night at The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff the first Sunday of every month. It’s free. It’s full of nice people. It has bloody lovely cake. Scrabble Sunday
    A monthly scrabble night at The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff the first Sunday of every month. It’s free. It’s full of nice people. It has bloody lovely cake.
  • Self Sufficientish The urban guide to being self sufficient’ish Self Sufficientish
    The urban guide to being self sufficient’ish
  • Stone Skimming “Its all in the wrist!” – and you know it! Brightons stone skimming championships. Stone Skimming
    “Its all in the wrist!” – and you know it! Brightons stone skimming championships.
  • StreetWars StreetWars is a 3 week long, 24/7, watergun assassination tournament that has already taken place in New York City, Vancouver, Vienna, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, and Paris. StreetWars
    StreetWars is a 3 week long, 24/7, watergun assassination tournament that has already taken place in New York City, Vancouver, Vienna, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, and Paris.
  • Stuffed Nonsense A ‘Haven for the Handmade’, StuffedNonsense are putting a little bit of handcrafted fun back into the high street Stuffed Nonsense
    A ‘Haven for the Handmade’, StuffedNonsense are putting a little bit of handcrafted fun back into the high street
  • Subtle Mob Imagine walking through a film, but it’s happening on the streets you live in… Subtle Mob
    Imagine walking through a film, but it’s happening on the streets you live in…
  • Swishing The Art of Swishing involves getting your friends together to swap gorgeous clothes and party at the same time. Swishing
    The Art of Swishing involves getting your friends together to swap gorgeous clothes and party at the same time.
  • Tea Cozy Project A group of Canadian yarn bombers who installed tree cozies in downtown Vancouver. Tea Cozy Project
    A group of Canadian yarn bombers who installed tree cozies in downtown Vancouver.
  • The Adventurists Fighting to make the world less boring, these guys invented the Rickshaw Run, Mongol Derby, Africa Rally, Mototaki Junket and Mongol Derby. The Adventurists
    Fighting to make the world less boring, these guys invented the Rickshaw Run, Mongol Derby, Africa Rally, Mototaki Junket and Mongol Derby.
  • The Blue Gym A social networking site for people who love water from surfers to rockpoolers, the Blue Gym showcases to encourages activities and usage of the coastline and inland waters. The Blue Gym
    A social networking site for people who love water from surfers to rockpoolers, the Blue Gym showcases to encourages activities and usage of the coastline and inland waters.
  • The Junket Club The Junket Club presents brilliant comedy in interesting places. Adventures so full of mirth that minds will be (metaphorically) blown. It’s basically a blast. Better than free wi-fi The Junket Club
    The Junket Club presents brilliant comedy in interesting places. Adventures so full of mirth that minds will be (metaphorically) blown. It’s basically a blast. Better than free wi-fi
  • The Lanes A classic American 50s diner and bowling alley with a karaoke booth in for good measure. The Lanes
    A classic American 50s diner and bowling alley with a karaoke booth in for good measure.
  • The Mighty Oak Enjoy tree camping in Cornwall, sleeping in hammocks (or tree boats) and eating breakfast in the canopy. The Mighty Oak
    Enjoy tree camping in Cornwall, sleeping in hammocks (or tree boats) and eating breakfast in the canopy.
  • The Mongol Derby The longest and toughest horse race in the world follows Chinngis Khaans legendary postal system across the Mongolian Steppe. The Mongol Derby
    The longest and toughest horse race in the world follows Chinngis Khaans legendary postal system across the Mongolian Steppe.
  • The Mongol Rally This adventure takes you 10,000 miles from Europe to Mongolia via a plethora of countries most people havent heard of in a car that has an engine with no bigger than 1 litre. The Mongol Rally
    This adventure takes you 10,000 miles from Europe to Mongolia via a plethora of countries most people havent heard of in a car that has an engine with no bigger than 1 litre.
  • The Mototaxi Junket Take the smallest and least practical vehicle available in an entire continent and throw it at some of the most ridiculous and least hospitable terrain on our good earth. The Mototaxi Junket
    Take the smallest and least practical vehicle available in an entire continent and throw it at some of the most ridiculous and least hospitable terrain on our good earth.
  • The Rickshaw Run Tropical stupidity in slightly powered tin cans. This ultimate road trip across the Indian Subcontinent in 150cc rickshaws now happens thrice yearly. The Rickshaw Run
    Tropical stupidity in slightly powered tin cans. This ultimate road trip across the Indian Subcontinent in 150cc rickshaws now happens thrice yearly.
  • The Sandpit The Sandpit is Hide&Seeks regular evening of social games and playful experiences. It takes place in galleries and railway tunnels, in cinemas and mixed arts venues, in parks and public squares. It is a testing ground for new games (over fifty within The Sandpit
    The Sandpit is Hide&Seeks regular evening of social games and playful experiences. It takes place in galleries and railway tunnels, in cinemas and mixed arts venues, in parks and public squares. It is a testing ground for new games (over fifty within
  • Touchwood Project A social enterprise based in Orkney, which is all about having fun and enjoying saving the planet.  Touchwood Project
    A social enterprise based in Orkney, which is all about having fun and enjoying saving the planet.
  • Urban Golf Urban golf on the streets of San Fransico. Unlawful and visually violent golf outfits are encouraged. Urban Golf
    Urban golf on the streets of San Fransico. Unlawful and visually violent golf outfits are encouraged.
  • Wacky Nation Lists all the wackiest events around the world from the mobile phone throwing championships to the Great Knaresborough Bed Race. All publishes a blimin’ good book on the subject. Wacky Nation
    Lists all the wackiest events around the world from the mobile phone throwing championships to the Great Knaresborough Bed Race. All publishes a blimin’ good book on the subject.
  • Wales Skimming Championships Stone skimming championships in Castle Pond, Pembroke. Wales Skimming Championships
    Stone skimming championships in Castle Pond, Pembroke.
  • Wild Swimming Your ultimate companion to Britain’s best plunge pools, waterfalls, rivers, coves, caves and beaches. Wild Swimming
    Your ultimate companion to Britain’s best plunge pools, waterfalls, rivers, coves, caves and beaches.
  • Word Up! & Friends A regular scrabble and board games club in Bristol. Word Up! & Friends
    A regular scrabble and board games club in Bristol.
  • World Stone Skimming Championships The World Stone Skimming Championships attracts over 200 participants and is held on Easdale Island, the smallest permanently inhabited island of the Inner Hebrides. World Stone Skimming Championships
    The World Stone Skimming Championships attracts over 200 participants and is held on Easdale Island, the smallest permanently inhabited island of the Inner Hebrides.
  • Worthing Birdman The Birdman is a flight competition for human powered flying machines held each summer in the picturesque seaside town of Worthing. (Photo by Lee Taylor) Worthing Birdman
    The Birdman is a flight competition for human powered flying machines held each summer in the picturesque seaside town of Worthing. (Photo by Lee Taylor)
  • Wwoof A chance to volunteer on an organic farm in return for food, accommodation and an opportunity to learn about organic agriculture. Wwoof
    A chance to volunteer on an organic farm in return for food, accommodation and an opportunity to learn about organic agriculture.
  • Yarn Bombing Improving the urban landscape one stitch at a time. Creative folk who take part in knitting graffiti projects around the world. Yarn Bombing
    Improving the urban landscape one stitch at a time. Creative folk who take part in knitting graffiti projects around the world.
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