Penetrating the Penitentiary – Omescape Escape Rooms

When visiting Omescape’s London escape rooms, the challenge starts immediately after arriving in their unassuming North London location. Wooden puzzles adorn the tables for us to play with as we wait – my sister assembles one in 20 seconds flat, but I then watch my friend struggle with the same task for 15 minutes. It’s a […]

Game, set, match and more – The Time Portal

Beer Brewers (and Wimbledon Tennis sponsors) Stella Artois have teamed up with exceptional immersive theatre company Les Enfants Terribles to create The Time Portal, an immersive theatre brand experience in East London during Wimbledon 2016. It’s a strange concept, but a successful one. Those seeking deep, meaningful drama will inevitably leave unfulfilled. Those seeking adventure, laughter […]

It’s Alive – Goosebumps and Screams in the Vaults

There’s something spooky happening underground. An immersive theatre adventure is currently taking place in the cavernous tunnels located under London’s Waterloo station. The production takes the stories and concepts from R.L. Stine’s cult 90’s horror series Goosebumps, and brings them to life in a creative and creepy manner for an evening of wandering through tales […]

Abandoned Palaces and Brick Subways – Crystal Palace Subway

Last September, as part of Open House London, a wonderful piece of London’s history was opened to the public – an abandoned Victorian subway that served as part of Crystal Palace (High Level) railway station in the area of South East London which is now commonly known as Crystal Palace. It’s a stunning time capsule of […]

The Simple World of Charing X – Hidden London Wins Again!

As part of the Hidden London tours of wonderful abandoned stations around London, I was lucky enough to jump on one of the practice tours of the hidden and abandoned pieces of Charing Cross underground station. Most of Charing Cross is still in operation, but this tour into one of the most complex station assemblies […]