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 13th December 2017
With an acclaimed set of actors, delicious food and incredible delivers, Faulty Towers is a brilliant immersive experience. Head to Kingsway Hall Hotel for a night of shenanigans as Basil, Sybil and Manuel do their best to serve you dinner.
Inspired by eight of Tarantino's iconic films, this night at Aeronaut will combine everything from circus acts through to burlesque.
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.
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.
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.
If you're looking for an immersive experience in London this festive performance and feast is just the ticket. Tuck into a delicious Christmas dinner while The Flanagan Collective bring an interactive rendition of A Christmas Carol.
The Lacy Nook is taking you to Japan's 19th century pleasure district for a night of traditional erotic art and culture. Join the Stoke Newington based venue for activities that include kimono wearing, erotic art, nibbles and sake drinking.
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.
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.
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.
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 in East London 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 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.
See the story of desire, deceit, betrayal, gleaming metal and hidden fire at this immersive Victorian drama event, where a century after a mystery a child’s crying can be heard in London Museum of Water and Steam – and it’s up to investigator Jack Daw must uncover the truth.
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.
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.
Drink, eat and party at this huge Christmas event taking place in a proper boozer. Cockney'tivity is a night of silliness and shenanigans as a group of rowdy East Enders retell the famous story, with a few mishaps thrown in.
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.
Prepare to enter a world where you interact with art by tasting sucking and smelling it! A number of artists have come together to create this playground of artistry, and Smith & Sinclair have created a range of bespoke, innovative cocktails too.
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.