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 14th June 2017
Throw yourself into a secret world of gin cocktails, immersive theatre and nibbles as Juniper Manor opens its exclusive doors. The pop-up event is run by Sipsmith and Gingerline and promises a world unlike any other full of plenty of gin-based surprises.
The immersive experience kings behind critically acclaimed productions like Hell Hath Not Fury – Dusk Till Dawn have created an experienced dubbed the ‘ride of the summer.’ You’ll receive instructions with a password and a location and be transported straight into the action in this ride of epic proportions.
Jump into a supper club with a difference, where guests will not only dine on a three course meal, but dive into a virtual reality experience. After supper in a wonderful dining room, guests will be able to show off their creative skills in a virtual reality experience designed by Google.
For an immersive night out in London, join Jay Gatsby for a secret party that's certain to leave a lasting impact on you. The night is certain to draw in London's most famous faces, and so guests are politely encouraged to dress in their finest 1920s garments. Sip on a delicate cocktail, dance a jive with Daisy and watch the amazing live jazz band fill the entire venue with a carefree vibe.
A mad professor has been locked in his lab creating havoc; government forces are closing in on important research - you have one hour to solve either of these challenges in this exciting escape room experience. Taking place in ExCeL, there are 13 rooms and two scenarios for you to battle against the clock and each other.
The future is here, people and its name is Virtual Reality. Taking you around the globe, up to space and back via time travelling, virtual reality is one of the most intense London immersive experiences out there. Head to The Four Thieves in Clapham as they unveil their latest gaming experience - the virtual reality room. Top tip: don't battle zombies when drunk.
Step into Poppa Plock’s wonky workshop and face a mystery like no other. Handmade Mysteries’ latest challenge sees you go face-to-face with Plock’s outrageous ventriloquist dummy and the demented dolls as you complete challenges and try to escape the workshop in one piece.
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.
Follow the breadcrumbs to Hansel & Gretel's cottage or hide from the Red Riding's Wolf as Pandemonium Productions bring Grimm Fairy Tales to life. The theatre company are hosting a summer of theatre in the gorgeous location of Abney park, a cemetery in Stoke Newington.
Revolution has swept through London and it’s up to you to save the city! Combining interactive theatre with gaming, the audience are the leaders of factions in a civil war who must determine the fate of the revolution via moral and tactical decisions. Who will you fight for?
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.
Immersive experiences are Christabel's Parties' thing; it's what they do best. Taking place in a secret location, expect everything and anything; from Alice in Wonderland themed frivolities through to pimping a pineapple.
Venture into Victorian London and experience the seven deadly sins that plagued the city. With food and drink prepared to correspond with each sin, you’ll taste everything from spicy wrath to hearty gluttony. You’ll also experience the Drop Dead: Drop Ride of Doom and the Dungeon Tavern, meeting all the characters along the way.
Welcome Home is a new experience in London that challenges its guests to explore their subconscious and discover new, defining things about themselves. The event will take place at the Apiary Studios in East London and is will leave you asking yourself deep, meaningful questions.
Relive your childhood with an immersive Shrek experience! Travel to Far Far Away on a jaw-dropping 4D bus ride – with Donkey driving! As this is just for adults, you’ll get a DreamWorks concocted drink on arrival and even a shot with Doris, the bar maid at the Poison Apple Pub. If you ever loved Shrek, you’ll love this.
Aftermath is the immersive game that comes to you. Whether it be a birthday party in a pub or simply an office bonding session, Aftermath will challenge you to work together in order to solve a mysterious murder and save the world.