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Wannabe film stars – A Door In A Wall : Lights, Camera, Action

I went along to A Door In A Wall latest production Lights, Camera, Action which was a totally new concept to their normal murder mystery type games as this was all about starring in your own mini movies.

A Door In A Wall

A Door In A Wall started out in 2010 and is run by a team of plotters, producers and designers. They create, design and run many immersive events throughout London over the year from treasure hunts to murder mysteries.

This November they have done something different from their norm and have created an immersive event called Lights, Camera, Action which puts you in the spot light. So if you have ever wanted to know what it would be like to star in a movie then this new show is for all you wannabe actors/actresses.

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Would you sell your soul to the Kraken? – The Kraken Screamfest The Ocean of Souls

Would you sell your soul to the Kraken?

Well I did and I am pleased that I did as I got to enter The Ocean of Souls and whilst I was in there I met an old seadog, mermaids, a fortune teller, a doctor,  discovered the Kraken and drank plenty of The Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

Les Enfants Terribles

Let me tell you though a bit more about Les Enfants Terribles who put on the immersive experience for Kraken Halloween special Screamfest event. Continue reading

Want to play a game? – COLAB Factory Copycat

There is a Copycat killer loose on the streets of London……….oh my!

It was up to me and others from the Love Pop Ups London community to help solve who the murderer or murderers are before they strike again.

We were cordially invited by COLAB Factory who have merged with Splutter Theatre to take on the killer Copycat.

Artistic Director Benedict Hudson worked with COLAB and Splutter Theatre to put on this unique immersive contemporary horror show which will place the audience inside their favourite movie drawing from inspiration from films such as Jigsaw, Saw and Se7en and on true crime cases.

Here is some more information about COLAB Factory, Splutter Theatre and their latest immersive show Copycat.

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Lovely Jubbly – Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

It’s the show every British fan has been waiting for Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.

This fully immersive experience Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience is a tribute to the BBC’s Only Fools & Horses TV series. The show transports audiences to The Nags Head, to wheel, deal, participate in a quiz and dine on a 3-course meal.

The fun starts from the moment you walk into the Nags Head to play a quiz which Del Boy has been left in charge of. Meanwhile, they try to drum up some cash and try to make a cheeky saving on the side as Del has debts to be paid!

It is a cushty night out with some proper 80’s pub grub, “Lovely Jubbly”.

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Schools in – Gingerline The Faculty of Eatucation

School term is over or should I say Gingerline’s latest pop up Faculty of Eatucation has now finished.  So I am now allowed to reveal what happened during my time at Faculty of Eatucation.

Gingerline

Who are they?

Firstly though let me explain who Gingerline are.

Gingerline popped up back in 2010 and provide special pop up immersive dining experiences from their classic type Gingerline experience through to Chamber of Flavours.

With any Gingerline event no matter which one you go along to you will experience a fusion of art, performance, food, drink and design, taking intrepid diners on an absurdist adventure like no other. Continue reading

Living Fantasia – Sounds and Sorcery

This summer from 3rd July to 30th September 2018 The Vaults presents Sounds and Sorcery, a new and exciting immersive music concert experience, inspired by Disney Fantasia.  Why? as Micky Mouse is celebrating 90 years this year so it is in celebration to Disney and Mickey.

Sounds and Sorcery

This is a production inspired and taken from the original 1940 movie Disney Fantasia. Continue reading

I like large parties – The Great Gatsby

Grab your feather boa, get on your dancing shoes, sink down a martini, and immerse yourself into the adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby where you will be transported back to the 1920’s into a world of jazz and debauchery.

This immersive interpretation of a well-loved American classic plunges audiences into an interactive performance, where you can dance, drink and even converse with the characters.

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Am I dreaming? – dotdotdot Somnai

Stepping within the doors through Dotdotdot production Somnai I experienced a dream world and ended up wondering at the end had I been dreaming?

What is Somnai?

Somnai is London’s most newest and most unique immersive experience which opened up earlier this March.  It invites fans of virtual reality (VR) to explore lucid dreaming and to master their subconscious mind.  This immersive live experience is brought together by dotdotdot who specialise in mixing live performance, multi-sensory elements and immersive technologies together. Continue reading

Immersive dining recommendations

There are so many fabulous unusual and immersive dining experiences in London to experience with new ones constantly popping up. To make it a little easier to choose which one you should do I thought I would write an article of my personal top five favourites.

Immersive Dining

What is immersive dining?

Well it is where you go along to eat but at the same time watch or even get involved with performances which is happening around you as in most cases improvisation and involvement from yourself may be required. Continue reading

Double, double toil and trouble – The Cauldron

A magical cocktail experience called The Cauldron has popped up in London for 4 months.

Matthew Cortland who is a technologist and a former reading teacher along with David Duckworth who is a molecular mixologist and cocktail designer came up with the concept of combining science, technology and magic. They got their inspiration from movies such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars (not endorsed, affiliated or associated in anyway).

The Cauldron

We of Love Pop Ups London had the pleasure to enter the doors of The Cauldron to experience the magic. Continue reading

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