Within the last decade, immersive events have grown massively. From pop-ups at festivals to full-blown new world’s in the heart of central London; the UK can’t get enough of the new trend sweeping the events industry. So if you have yet to discover an immersive event, or just can’t get enough, check our our top events below!
This summer save on the 11 hour flight and let Backyard Cinema bring the West Coast to you. With sun-kissed beaches, a bohemian vibe and a whole host of feel-good summer flicks – including La La Land and a Grease sing-a-long, why wouldn’t you want to spend the evening sipping cocktails at this ultimate beach party under a roof? Transform your summer at Backyard Cinema, tickets on sale now.
Sherlock: The Game Is Now
London needs Sherlock, instead it has you. Brought to you by writers of the hit TV series Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffatt, this all-new real-world mystery brings you into the world of Sherlock as you work together as a team to save London. With immersive sets plus original content from the stars of the show, such as Benedict Cumberbatch, you will truly feel like the legendary detective. Do you have what it takes?
Mean Girls: The Movie & More
This June you’ve been invited to North Shore High School for the ultimate Mean Girls experience. Here you’ll be able to re-live the Mean Girls world made famous by Cady and the Plastics; with a film screening, unique photo opportunities (think of the ‘Gram), and food and drink inspired by the iconic movie. Don’t forget to wear pink, or dress as your favourite character (I’m a mouse, duh) – it’s going to be so fetch! This summer you can sit with us.
War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne’s best-selling album that terrified generations has been transformed into a never-seen-before interactive adventure. Using VR and AR technology, immersive theatre, live actors – including Carrie Hope Fletcher, and volumetric holograms; no shortcut has been taken to ensure you are transformed into HG Wells’ Martian invasion. So buckle in as you’re taken on the sci-fi adventure of a lifetime.
Variant 31: An Ultimate Survival Experience
With the aim being to simply survive and escape, Variant 31 the 90-minute immaculately detailed, adrenaline-pumping world hidden in the heart of London’s West End. Here in teams, you’ll use state-of-the-art technology to complete the puzzles, activate surprises, unlock hidden levels and earn in-game advantages all with the swipe of your wrist. So get off the sofa and leave the video games behind, do you have what it takes to stay in alive in Europe’s largest immersive survival experience?