Immersive Experiences in London

London, it's got to be one of the greatest cities in the world; from pubs to clubs and right back to boozy brunches, there's never a shortage of things to do. But sometimes we need a bit of escapism in the capital and reading Harry Potter for the tenth time ain't going to cut it. Fortunately London has a whole heap of immersive experiences to take you away from the sky scrapers; from escape rooms through to partying like it's the 1920s, these are the best immersive experiences in London.

Last updated on 22nd February 2019

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

A new venture from the minds behind Alcotraz, this immersive drinking experience will catch you hook, line and sinker. Take part in the epic voyage and steal long-lost treasure from the grasps of the governor, just make sure not to get caught. 

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

Step into the dystopian world of The Grid as Lollipop bring their latest pop-up to London. The renowned team are turning their hand to the world of AI, as you battle against the clock to defeat the robots, all while enjoying some excellent cocktails.

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

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Valid on the following dates: 26/01/2019, 27/01/2019, 02/02/2019, 03/02/2019, 23/02/2019, 24/02/2019 and 03/03/2019.

Relive the hit TV show, as the Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel is transformed into The Nags Head for a unique show. Meet the Trotters and dig into some delicious pub grub with a side of hilarious entertainment and immersive theatre performances.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

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Valid on any dates that fall on Wednesday.

You might be going to prison, but it's not all bad, because hiding inside is an actual bar. You need to smuggle your favourite bottle of alcohol in so that the inmates can mix you up something spectacular in this immersive drinking experience. Just make sure you don't get caught.

Whether you want to conquer Everest, travel to the Moon or simply survive a Zombie Apocalypse, this immersive experience lets you escape to a faraway world, simply by donning a Virtual Reality headset.

  The Candlelight Club

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@ The Candlelight Club on Friday 1st March 2019 and 5 other dates

One of London's most notorious immersive events is bringing you the magic and intrigue of the 1920s in various locations across the city. Slip into your best dandy suit or flapper dress and get ready for a night of drinking, dancing and dining at this lively shindig.

@ Cleopatra's Needle on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

Be whisked away to Downton Abbey for the ultimate Christmas experience. Here you will see the stunning house and village before enjoying a delicious dinner, however a murderer is on the loose so you and your fellow guests must unravel the secrets of Tutankhamen to crack the case, after drinks of course. 

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It's time to get down and dirty - and a little bit drunk - with some World War Two drama as this incredible work of immersive theatre returns to COLAB factory. Whether you're fighting off invasion or attempting to liberate an occupied Britain it's a hands-on, high-octane experience from start to finish.

Located in a secret Shoreditch members club, gin-house burlesque immerses you in an old-world style night of fun. Head to East London to watch burlesque dancers dazzle with Josphine Baker-inspired acts and a soundtrack that will keep you partying until the early hours.

@ Town Hall Hotel on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

The fate of a man's life is in your hands - and it's up to you to decide whether he's the murderous psychopath the police claim or completely innocent. Secret Theatre Project are back and they're bringing a whole lot of drama with them as they take over a secret location for judgement time.

@ Mirth, Marvel and Maud on Wednesday 6th March 2019 and 4 other dates

Ever wanted to star in a Hollywood movie? Well, now's your shot with a truly unique immersive production that takes you back to The Golden Age. You'll piece together the perfect move before stepping in front of the camera yourselves, and then completing it all with an awards show, it's all very glamorous. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Friday 22nd February 2019

While we normally wouldn't recommend going to prison, this is an event that promises a slice of what that could be like. An escape room themed around a prison van, use cunning and wit to escape your confines in this unique experience in London. 

Creators of some of London's most thrilling immersive experiences, Handmade Mysteries, have set up multiple mind-bending and bizarre puzzle challenges around the city for you to get stuck into. Whether its battling cyber terrorists, unlocking the secrets to Lady Chastity or outsmarting demented ventriloquist dummies, put yourself to the test.

@ LIBRARY London on Saturday 23rd February 2019 and 3 other Saturdays

Prepare to be transported all the way back to 1935, where this central London spot has invited you to its secret supper club for an evening of luxury and excess. There will be twists, turns and a tonne of delicious food, as you must crack the clues to uncover a sinister plot.