Going into this night out I honestly had no idea what to expect from Bongo’s Bingo. Yes we all hear the whispers of what is in store but come on, its bingo at the end of the day… as long as we have our dabbers we will be fine right?
Oh My Gosh. It has literally taken me a week to recover and I know I am not alone!
The whole concept of sitting in a room with lots of others drinking and playing bingo for the chance to win a giant cardboard cut out of Philip Schofield or a giant double ended sex toy should in theory only appeal to a minority. Yet when hundreds of people are out for a good night with cheesy 80s music you can bet everyone is on the tables and chairs hoping your numbers are read out!
To be honest our numbers could have been read out 3 times over and we probably would have missed them as there is just so much going on. From the drag dancers on stage to the Coco Pops being thrown and confetti drops, the thought of shouting for a line and it being wrong, which results in a chorus of d***head from the entire room until you’re back in your seat is enough to put anyone off claiming a win!
As this was our first time there we were unaware of what happened with audience participation etc but soon learned that those who go often know what is in store. From people being brought up on stage for dance off and random sing alongs to giant unicorns and everyone jumping up to dance as soon as a track dropped.
A mix of alcohol, cheesy pop tunes and everyone having so much fun. This really was a night to remember and to be honest we have said this is something we would rather do than hit up numerous bars etc, it was a combo of everything that shouldn’t work BUT IT DOES!
We were given complimentary tickets for the night, All views and opinions (and 5 day hangover) are my own and well worth it! lol