Claimed to have its origins in Europe, bingo games can be tracked to Great Britain and France way back to the early 1600’s and this game has thrived in the continent. There are a lot of bingo varieties including the bingo scratchcard games. In fact, it is said that bingo has been maligned due to the assumption that only old people sit on this game. If you think that those bingo clubs are too boring for the likes of you, then you might be looking into the wrong bingo halls. If you are in London, then you should check out these places to before you re-examine if your opinion about the game is incorrect.
Gay Bingo. If you think that bingo is just for old ladies and gentlemen, then, you are definitely wrong as it is also an awesome place for drag queens. The Royal Vauxhall Tavern with its awesome hostess Timberlina is some drag hostess and ball calling in a bingo hall takes on a whole new meaning. Another popular place that hosts Gay Bingo nights is The Institute of Contemporary Arts. Since the bingo sessions here are held at certain time intervals, it would be best to check out their site to see when they are going to hold another wild bingo night.
The Underground Rebel Bingo Club. Well, if you are looking for something which is miles away from boring, then rebel bingo is just the thing for you. One of the best methods to transform a boring activity into something that rocks is to host in the right location and if you want a bingo game that will not leave you feeling old, an underground location would surely fit in your imagination. A secret location will make the activity worth looking forward to especially when boring people, wankers and old people are not allowed. For these activities, the dress code is often flashy and weird and the more unusual you look, the better.
Musical Bingo. If you think that all you are going to hear at bingo halls are the announcers who are calling out the numbers, then you are entirely wrong as there’s a whole new way to discover bingo especially for those who love music. During Bingo Tunes night, you will hear tunes called instead of the usual number and letter combination. All you have to do is to check the tune off your list once it is played and you recognize it. Once you have enough lines that will allow you to win, it would be time to call out Bingo. Aside from that, you can also visit Musical Bingo in the National Theatres on Fridays and Saturdays.
Bingo Master’s Breakout. If you love singing along the songs that are played in the radio, a bit of karaoke would definitely be a great way to unwind on your free time. However, you can actually enjoy two awesome activities, play bingo while singing karaoke. It’s not just karaoke, open mic poetry is also on the menu and this would be very different from all the bingo games that you have seen. Although you might be placed on the spot and asked to perform, the evening ends with a huge sing-a-long.
Bingo is one of those games that people have branded to be bland and boring unless they are well into their years. However, with just a few changes, bingo can offer a lot of possibilities and it might just be the next big thing for youngsters who are looking for something fresh and new. Where bingo is concerned, London has so much to offer and it’s up to you to discover more hidden bingo gems that the city hides.