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 19th March 2018
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.
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.
This immersive event located across London and Brighton is the perfect place to put your problem solving skills to the test. If you get the better of Lady Chastity's challenges you'll be rewarded with a bottle of her finest wine.
Step into a '90s version of Peter Pan as Shuttlecock INC mash up Neverland and MTV Spring Break for this huge party. The events company are putting on a huge bash that will transport you to a mad adult playground, from hipster lost boys through to a badass Tinkerbell.
The Germans have landed and it's up to you to save King and country in this brilliant immersive theatre piece from COLAB Factory. Receiving rave reviews, this action-packed play takes you back to 1940 and to the forefront of the action.
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.
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.
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.
Take immersive to the next level with this action-packed London event. Climb inside an 18ft Orca and splash your merry way around Royal Victoria Dock for an adrenaline rush you won't forget quickly.
Run through space and time in the incredible immersive event that's being billed as a better than Crystal Maze, with a hunt on to find ancient artefacts and Easter eggs (in exchange for chocolate).
Prepare for the fright of your life as London Dungeons stays open for an adults only event. The iconic spot is taking you back to Victorian London, Sip gin in the gin palace, bump into Jack the Ripper and whizz around the rides.
Jump aboard a vintage Routemaster as it whizzes you around London's top sites. The fun bus tour shows you all the major attractions while providing comedy and an interesting look at the spooky side of things.
This stunning immersive experience in London is designed to test and engage your every nerve. Find yourself in a World War II-themed interactive adventure where you can discover some lesser-known stories from the past.
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.
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.
This immersive London experience is sure to leave you reeling. Enjoy six courses of delicious fine dining, but don't assume that the meal is all you've turned up for. Watch as, upon the table in front of you, a story of fierce femininity unfolds.
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.
A Door In A Wall is an immersive experience where you and your friends take on the lead roles in a compelling story. From looking for clues in a hidden speakeasy bar to flying through the streets of London, this immersive experience looks to push everyone outside of their comfort zones and force guests to think on a different plain.
Step back to the '60s with this event that combines immersive theatre and murder mystery. A plane has gone down but not all is as it first appears; work to solve the clues, quiz the party guests and figure out the puzzles at this brilliant night of immersive theatre.
One of the most famous immersive experiences in London, Secret Cinema are taking on Blade Runner in their next epic screening. Forget sitting back and watching the film, with this event you live, breathe and become the plot, right down to finding the replicants.