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 2nd November 2020




Imagine Experiences are hoping to bring your wildest fantasies to life through their immersive events across London. From food tours to discovering the city's best boozers, becoming James Bond for the day to exploring Soho's music scene, there's plenty of quirky things to do.

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.

Hidden in the basement of West London's adult playground, the Chelsea Funhouse, you'll find the ultimate immersive cocktail experience. Inspired by the folks of Bletchley Park, your mission here to is to solve some ciphers and earn yourself some serious sips. And when you're finished? You can head downstairs to the late-night espresso bar to party the night away.

  The Murdér Express

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 29th November 2020

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Combining a heart-stopping murder mystery, with a luxury four-course dinner, The Murdér Express is back by popular demand. Presented by Funicular Productions, this immersive experience takes place aboard a 'moving' train as it speeds towards the town of 'Murdér' - that is, if you make it there alive...

Urban Missions

37 user reviews 4

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Unleash your inner 007 as you rush around the city, piecing together clues and cracking riddles in an attempt to save hundreds of lives. The threat level is at an all-time high, and with snippets of info being sent to your phone, you'll need to acts fast and beat the clock. 

Dress in your finest apres-ski looks and descend upon Winterland this festive period, where they'll transport you from South London to The Alps in an instant. To sweeten the deal? They're offering hot fondue, themed cocktails, quirky activities and even boast their own hot tub.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Sunday 29th November 2020

Turning one of the nation's best-loved sitcoms into a smash hit experience, this piece of immersive dinner theatre is putting seating you in the Faulty Towers dining room for a three-course meal you won't forget. Interact with a host of iconic characters and enjoy one truly original take on your favourite comedy.

Locked in a Room

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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.

This immersive experience is bringing all the drama to you. Inspired by Capgras delusion - the belief that someone has been replaced by a replica - DARKFIELD is an audio performance designed for you and a mate. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Thursday 3rd December 2020

Picture this, you and your gang have been arrested and found guilty of a crime, with a life sentence at HM Prison Pentonville awaiting you all. Can you stop the van, escape and get yourselves off on a a plane to the Bahamas before time runs out? It's sure to be one thrilling ride.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

107 user reviews 4

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.

Pop Up Screens

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Pop Up Screens are showing a number of spooky films within an immersive cinema to celebrate Halloween. Decked out in creepy trees, graves and fog, the Peckham cinema will be screening hits scuh as Hocus Pocus, Beetlejuice and Seven.

Electric Playbox

1 user review 5

Ever wanted to step inside a video game? Well now you can as Electronic Theatre have landed in Southbank. The team-building, immersive adventure will have you and your mates take on interactive challenges in LightBoxes, putting you at the heart of the action. 

Taking you to a motorhome science lab away from home, this unique cocktail and pizza making masterclass goes in hard on molecular cocktails and stunning sips across an hour and 45 minutes of fully-immersive action.

A Door In A Wall

10 user reviews 5

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.