Welcome to your weekly fix of UK and Irish escape room news covering everything that this site has discovered in the last seven days!
Exit Games is always on the look-out for new rooms or venues that are opening, references in the media or anything else that might be of interest to the readers, so please do send an email if you spot anything of interest. That applies to owners too – feel free to send me your news for inclusion here. Don’t be shy!
On to the news
- The annual international enthusiast survey has been published. Whether you’ve played five games or five hundred, they’re looking for your input!
- West Midlands
- UK Escape Experience is a new venue in Redditch which opened last week. They’ve already opened Tomb Challenge and it will shortly be joined by their second game, Space Challenge.
- East Midlands
- South East England
- Escape from the Room is a game that’s very much run by enthusiasts out in Surrey. The good news is that they’ve partnered with a local golf course to bring some escape rooms and associated immersive games. Old Maid Milly is up first and already open but will be closely followed by a new game, Operation Sealion.
- Exciting Escapes have just announced another new venue to join Southampton and their two in Basingstoke. Their Facebook page says it’s due to open in around a month and will ultimately have six rooms.
- East of England
- Harwich Escape open their second game this week. Prisoner X sees you working for a secret government agency and breaking your team leader out of prison.
- North West England
- Escapism Chester opened Legacy, replacing their Area51 game.
- Blog posts
- Escape Goats
- Escape the Review
- Brit of an Escape Habit
- Escaping Rooms
That’s all I’m aware of. If any of the above is incorrect or if you’re aware of other news, significant discounts or competitions, then let me know via email or in the comments below and I’ll include updates in the next edition.
Thanks for reading!