The West: An Immersive Wild West Experience

  • 44 reviews
  • COLAB Tavern


  • Immersive Theatre, Activity and Immersive
  • Tickets from £15.00 - £28.50
  • Over 18
  • This event has taken place.
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

From the critically acclaimed creators of Crooks 1926, ‘The Peak of Immersive,’ comes a whole new age of Bandits and Criminals.

Welcome to The West.

Opening this summer, The West is a free roam Immersive Theatre experience that invites you to step foot into the Barron Canyon Saloon. You’ll become a gun-slinging outlaw or a law-abiding marshal as you build up your town and battle for control.

Turn your hand to classic cowboy tricks to earn your keep; gamble, prospect for gold, catch bandits, rob a bank, and play to win. But beware, for there is a traitor among us. The foes of the wilderness lie not just beyond the boundaries, but within… The Snakebite Bandit roams this saloon and could change your life forever.

Leading immersive company, COLAB Theatre invites you back to share in a unique blend of thrilling gameplay and pulsing narrative. Here, the frontier is your backyard and as any True American expects, you have the freedom to change it all.

So buckle up, Cowboy, and mosey on down this Summer for the night of darn good fun. There’s a new Sheriff in town.  

Praise for COLAB Theatre: 

 ***** "Best piece of immersive theatre I've experienced in years." - LondonTheatre1

***** "[T]he peak of Immersive Theatre,' - The Crumb 
Review: Crooks 1926 (COLAB Theatre) (

***** "The energy is palpable from start to finish." - Dress Circle Antics

***** "Striking chemistry and magnetism." - Broadway World

"Full of humour, tension and intrigue." - Everything Theatre *****

Crooks 1926, CoLab Theatre - Review - Everything Theatre (


What is The West?

The West is an Immersive Theatre experience, where you are encouraged to play and participate. There will be moments where the actors will be performing a set scene, and we ask for your respect to the actors in these moments.

How many tickets can I book?

As many as you like! The show has a capacity of 50 people, so you can book just for yourself or with lots of friends.

What time does the show start? 

The show start time is available on the ticket that you are sent. Please aim to arrive 10 minutes before. 

What is the difference between a Preview Ticket and a Standard Ticket? 

A preview means that the show is still in the development stage. The show will change during this time and will improve by the time the Standard shows run. 

Will I need anything?

Nothing at all! 

Where is it?

COLAB Tavern, 16 Harper Road, SE1 6AD. If you came to Crooks 1926, you’ll be going to the same venue… except it’s different! 

Is The West COVID-safe?

The West operates in line with the current Government guidelines.

Do you serve food?

No. None of COLAB’s shows serve food.

What is the age requirement?

16+ and must be accompanied by an adult.

Do you serve drinks?

Yes, we have a fully functioning bar on site, including specialised cocktails and a variety of spirits. This takes card payments only.

How long does The West last? 

Currently, the show runs for 2.5 hours. 

Can we book for a private event or larger booking for The West?

Sure! For more information on this, please contact Charlotte at

Is The West an accessible experience?

Sadly, the show is set over two stories with only stair access, so the show is not accessible for wheelchair users. 

I’m pregnant – can I still attend?

Yes! The show doesn’t require any kind of crawling or physical exertion beyond walking and traversing stairs.

Do I need to print my ticket?

No – you just need to give your name at the door.

Are there any special effects I should be aware of?

In The West, flashing and strobe lights are used during parts of the show. Some of the show is set in the dark. 

What should I wear?

Well, you’re in for a Wild West treat so we’d recommend Cowboying it up. You will not be permitted to enter if you attend the show in a costume that is a) racist or b) culturally inappropriate. You don't have to dress up if you don't want to! 

What if I turn up late?

There is no late admission to the show.

What is your refund and reschedule policy?

In order to refund your booking, we need a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice.

In order to reschedule your booking, we need a minimum of 1 weeks’ notice.

Requests should be sent to

Where are the terms and conditions for The West? 

Please see COLAB Theatre’s T&Cs via our website. 

Is there a place for me to put my things?

COLAB does not operate a cloakroom. If you are bringing items that you need to store, they are left at your own discretion, and COLAB are not responsible for these items. 

Can I book a ticket as a gift? 

Yes, you’ll need to book for a specific date and either book with their name or get them to give your name at the door.




Ticket Event time Cost
Preview Ticket to The West

Preview Ticket for The West, to be used on date booked. This is a test period for the show.

19:15 - 21:45 £15.00
Single Admission to The West

Single Ticket, for use on the date booked, for The West.

19:15 - 21:45 £28.50
Single Admission to The West - Matinee

Single Ticket, for use on the date booked, for The West.

14:20 - 17:00 £28.50
Preview Ticket to The West - Matinee

Preview Ticket for The West, to be used on date booked. This is a test period for the show. 

14:20 - 17:00 £15.00



COLAB Tavern, Harper Road, London, SE1 6ad

Nearest Station

Elephant & Castle (Tube)


Established in 2012 COLAB Theatre is an award-winning production company that focuses on creating ★★★★★ immersive and interactive theatre. Its mission is to put audiences centre stage in fantastical worlds that allow them to tell the story for themselves. Combining authentic immersive theatre with cutting-edge production and classic story-telling techniques, Colab enables its audiences to navigate the space, story and characters, to whatever degree they wish. The shows are designed to be accessible to everyone, providing rewarding experience that offers excitement, thrill and intrigue to the seasoned immersive theatre goer or newcomer alike. Utilising buildings and locations around London and the UK, COLAB brings the untapped world around us to life using old, new, and verbatim stories.


1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
2. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the venue.
3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.
6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
refused entry to or ejected from the venue.
10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.
11. The promoter, venue management and DesignMyNight accept no responsibility for any personal property.
12. The event listed on the purchased ticket is strictly for ticket holders who are over 18 years of age. Identification may be required.

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