Virtual Reality Horror

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  • Daytime 12+ Evening 18+
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Brace yourself for a skin-crawling, reality-twisting take over. This Halloween weekend, we're unlocking the gates to dimensions teeming with the most blood-curdling creatures. Enter if you dare, these are horrors only the bravest of mortals can bare..

🌤️ Daytime event - Horror VR arcade 🌤️

11am - 6pm, Saturday and Sunday
Ticket: £7

Select the time slot you want to visit the Virtual Reality Horror Popup and play from a selection of spine-chilling VR horror games on the Oculus Rift. Tickets per time slot are limited to make sure you have plenty of time to play all the VR experiences available. Line up includes:

🕹️ ARAYA 🕹️

Make your way through an abandoned hospital lurking with supernatural threats in this indie horror survival title from the Thailand-based Mad Virtual Reality Studio. Seek the truth behind a mysterious murder that haunts this eerie place. 

PEGI Rating 15

🕹️ Monstrum 🕹️

You are stranded aboard a vast, derelict ship. But you are not alone: something, somewhere is hunting you. Monstrum takes the traditional survival horror formula and remixes it completely with procedurally generated levels, permadeath, and AI driven predators, making sure that no playthrough is the same and nowhere is ever truly safe.

PEGI Rating unavailable. Suggested age 12+

🕹️ Affected: The Manor 🕹️

Venture deep into the darkness but beware what lurks within. Affected: The Manor’offers a new level of immersion with this terrifying psychological horror walk-through. With over 200 million YouTube hits and countless features worldwide, the most popular horror experience in VR is now available at Virtual Reality Horror.

PEGI Rating 12

Alongside the Horror VR Arcade, the Popup LAB will be hosting the Papercut Halloween exhibition featuring artworks from 10 local artists. Entry to the exhibition is free:

🌒 Evening event - ARAYA big screen playthrough & Horror VR arcade 🌒

6pm - 10pm, Saturday
Ticket: £5
Bar in service 🍺

Take part in a new form of collective storytelling with VR. We'll be projecting ARAYA onto the big screen as players take turns progressing through a single playthrough of the game's haunting campaign. Work together to solve mysterious clues, enter the headset if you dare and discover the truth behind a ghoulish murder. Grab a drink and gather round, this is a campfire ghost story like no other.

Alongside the main playthrough of ARAYA, we'll be running three VR headsets separately for open play featuring Monstrum and Affected: The Manor. Players are welcome to play on these headsets at their own leisure throughout the evening.

A bar will be in service throughout the evening. 🍺🍺🍺

- Is this event kid friendly? - 

Two of the three VR experiences available at the daytime event are suitable for 12 year olds and above. The third VR experience is suitable for 15 year olds and above. We recommend familiarisng yourself with the PEGI Ratings system and the VR game itself to better determine the suitability of the available VR games for you child or young person:

The minimum age for the evening event is 18.




Ticket Event time Cost
Sunday 11am - 11:55am 11:00 - 11:55 £7.00
Sunday 12pm - 12:55pm 12:00 - 12:55 £7.00
Sunday 1pm - 1:55pm 13:00 - 13:55 £7.00
Sunday 2pm - 2:55pm 14:00 - 14:55 £7.00
Sunday 3pm - 3:55pm 15:00 - 15:55 £7.00
Sunday 4pm - 4:55pm 16:00 - 16:55 £7.00
Sunday 5pm - 5:55pm 17:00 - 17:55 £7.00



Popup, LAB, 76-81 Kings Road Arches, Brighton, BN1 2FN


GOVR is making it easy and affordable for everybody to enjoy virtual reality to its fullest. We believe that's the best way to leap forward.

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1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
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3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.
6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
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10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.
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12. The event listed on the purchased ticket is strictly for ticket holders who are over 18 years of age. Identification may be required.

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