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Blog Words : Weird@Wanderlust | 04 September

England's 5 strangest clubs

Exclusive – and not so exclusive – clubs that will brighten up your next visit to England

Steak on a fork (Shutterstock.com)

Steak on a fork (Shutterstock.com)

1. The Beefsteak Club

Founded: 1705

What do they do? Eat steak

Who can join? Theatre types and politicians. Although only 24 at a time.

More information: Knock on the door of the club door on Irving Street, London. They are too exclusive to have a website.

Meccano 'Y' (Shutterstock.com)

Meccano 'Y' (Shutterstock.com

2. South East London Meccano Club

Founded: 1976

What do they do? Make things out of Meccano

Who can join? Anyone. Modelling skills not necessary.

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Christmas pudding (Shutterstock.com)

3. The Pudding Club

Founded: 1985

What do they do? Eat pudding. Sleep in pudding-themed hotel rooms.

Who can join? Anyone. Meetings are held weekly.

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Didgeridoos (Shutterstock.com)

4. London Didgeridoo Club

Founded: Unknown

What do they do? Play didgeridoos

Who can join: Open to all, although it helps if you know your didj from you yidaki from your mago.

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Man dressed as pirate (Shutterstock.com)

5. The Sea Thieves

Founded: 1998

What do they do? Find a beach, light a huge fire and brush up on their pirate skills

Who can join? Anyone who is prepared to make appearances as a pirate at public events and educate people about the golden age of piracy.

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