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Escape from the Golden Hinde a Secret Studio Adventure – will you sink or survive?

Did you know that there are over 1,500 escape rooms in the UK? If you knew or not, what makes Escape from the Golden Hinde by Secret Studio that much more unique and special is the fact that is actually takes place on a historical reconstructed ship which is moored up near London Bridge.

The original Golden Hinde which is a galleon (sailing ship) was captained by Francis Drake. He was an English explorer, sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer and politician. However Drake is best known for his circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580.

The Golden Hinde originally though was known as the Pelican, but Drake renamed her mid-voyage in 1578, in honour of his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose crest was a golden hind (a female red deer). Hatton was one of the principal sponsors of Drake’s world voyage.

Now you can explore this historical replica of the Golden Hinde in a different kind of way, rather than just a tour. Get to learn about Drake as you take on challenges to save yourself from the sinking ship but will you save Drake along the way or will your brand him as a pirate, and leave him to sink along with the ship but don’t take too long in deciding as the ship is sinking after all!

I was invited down along with my crew members on a press related basis to help solve the mysteries of the Golden Hinde and find the lost treasure within.

Escape from the Golden Hinde by Secret Studio

Escape from the Golden Hine is an interactive adventure on the historic 16th century galleon in London near London Bridge!

The Golden Hinde is grand reconstruction of the ship Sir Francis Drake sailed around the world in the 1570s. Plus this ship also sailed around the world in the 1970s.

It is believe that the Golden Hine is haunted by ghosts from both journeys. So, the ship holds an unhappy mix of spirits like a dodgy Rum Mojito.

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clueQuest VR The Dagger of Time brave the tombs

Ever wondered what it might be like to manipulate time, climb a giant beanstalk and save a Princess? then your dreams have been answered as clueQuest Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time VR mission will take you on an adrenaline experience through a tomb of mystery and magic. Question is did I manage to save the Princess and are you brave enough to do the same?

I was kindly gifted the experience on a PR basis courtesy of clueQuest.

clueQuest

clueQuest has a variety of escape rooms to play within Caledonian Road, and even VR experiences plus they have multiple online games which can be played at home. Each of their games have a specific theme, storyline with different difficulty rating, so there is a game suitable for everyone.

Escape Rooms

  • PLAN52 – One of their secret locations has been compromised and thye need you to find out who betrayed Mr Q and swapped sides.
  • Operation BlackSheep – Infiltrate Professor BlackSheep’s command centre and destroy his mind controlling satellite.
  • Revenge of the Sheep – Stop Professor BlackSheep and his evil sidekick, Kevin, by deactivating their vicious SheepMutator.
  • cQ ORIGENES – Shrink your way into Mr Q’s original base and sabotage Professor BlackSheep’s plan to leak agents’ identities and classified information.
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Crystal Maze ‘Start the fans please!’ online fan based version

Start your fans please, this fan based version of The Crystal Maze set up by Robert who usually hosts escape rooms has set up fun challenge type puzzles to tackle whilst sitting in the comfort of our own homes to play along with friends and/or family via Zoom.

The fan based version of Crystal Maze is completely FREE to play. Head over to https://www.facebook.com/crystalmazeonline to book your game slot.

Crystal Maze for those who don’t know what it is

The Crystal Maze is a British game show which was devised by Jacques Antoine, in which a team of six contestants take on a range of challenges set within a labyrinth of the same name consisting of four time zones, winning a time crystal for each one they successfully complete. Reaching the centrepiece of the Maze, The Crystal Dome, the team work together collecting a certain amount of gold tokens to win a prize, with the allotted time inside the Dome. However there are silver tokens as well which will result in deducting gold tokens collected making it harder to accumulate the amount of gold tokens needed to win the game and win a prize.

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Escaping Hypersomnia within Modern Fables

Modern Fables brings to London their newest escape room Hypersomnia within their new location in Hackney which they have recently relocated to.

I and some other members of Love Pop Ups London were invited on a complimentary basis and was led through a world of dreams where we had to rediscover and awaken ourselves from a Hypersomnia state.

Modern Fables

Modern Fables is an award-winning escape room which is located just off Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. They produce exciting, enticing, nerve-jangling adventures that will give all fond memories and one that you won’t forget in a hurry.

They set themselves apart from other escape rooms by creating intriguing stories that immerse you right from the very beginning. You’ll meet odd characters who set the scene, immersing you in a story that feels like an adventure – not just a set of puzzles.

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