Pullman Part Two – The Grimm Tales of Southwark

This week’s immersive theatre adventure took us to the foot of the Oxo Tower to see the second round of performances from Phillip Pullman’s Grimm Tales book. The evening is an immersive telling of six eerie tales from the book brought to life in atmospheric rooms by exceptionally talented storytelling actors. The first instalment of the […]

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What Time is it? Time for the Caledonian Clock Tower!

Caledonian Park in North London is a peaceful and beautiful park. It was initially built by John Bunstone Bunning and opened in 1855 as the Metropolitan Cattle Market. It had pen areas for he selling and trading of cattle, sheep and pigs filling the land around a central 46metre clock tower. This tower is the treasure of […]

Catching the Last Train to Ongar – A Day Out at the Epping – Ongar Railway

The Epping – Ongar railway is a stretch of effectively abandoned track and stations at the far end of the Central line. The line originally opened to passengers on 24th April, 1865 as part of the the Great Eastern Railway. This extension on the existing line included the stations Debden (originally Chigwell Lane), Theydon Bois, […]

The Drowned Man and the Artist’s Response

Recently, Immersive theatre Maestros Punchdrunk put on a hell of a show in London. They took over an abandoned firehouse in Paddington to build a complex, vast and detailed set to bring Woyzeck, a tale of jealously and betrayal, to life as The Drowned Man. I went to the show twice and loved it both […]