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
- Metro run a weekly article on unusual jobs and this time round they focused on an escape room designer.
- It’s been in the works for a very long time but Fox in a Box is finally coming to London. The venue is yet to be announced but I can tell you it’s over in East London and you’ll be able to play Zombie Lab, Bunker and Zodiac Killer.
- Escape the Jacket from Mostly Harmless has opened at the Vault Festival
- Escape Entertainment, located in a basement in the heart of the City, ran a one day only experience to promote King of Thieves.
- London Escaped opened Wizard’s Cup
- London Escaped opened Vampire Slayer
- East Midlands
- Trapp’d Kettering looks set to launch some time in the spring – watch this space for more details about the franchise that’s been relentlessly expanding in that part of the country.
- Trapp’d in Corby opened Victor Frankenstein’s Reanimation, closing down Area 51
- Escape the Room in Mansfield opened Pirates – Cursed Gold
- The Banshee’s Curse is opening at Escape Rooms Ennis
- Yorkshire and the Humber
- Escape Room Hull opened The Lab
- South East England
- East of England
- An Hour to Kill is opening at Maldon Escape Rooms
- North West England
- Time Race in Bury is now under new ownership. Vault 17 has been refreshed and The Invitation is a brand new game – if the rumours of the impossible game kept you away then perhaps now it’s the time to (re)visit…
- Blog posts
- Escaping Rooms
- The Logic Escapes Me
- London immersive gaming news and rumours – February 2019
- Enigma Rooms (Doncaster): The Heist
- LetsXcape (Newark): The Rig
- Prague Escape Review: Coderoom
- Prague Escape Review: The Padlock – Cemetery
- Prague Escape Review: Questerland – Star Element
- Prague Escape Review: Riddle Twist – Xaverius
- Cryptology (Nottingham): Rameseize
- Prague Escape Review: Endorfin
- Prague Escape Review: Decrypt – The Red Room
- Prague Escape Review: EscapeTheRoom.cz
- UK Escape Games (Wheelgate Park): Robin Hood and Molly O’Grady’s Murder Mystery
- Break Escape (Loughborough): The Enchanted Forest
- Break Escape (Loughborough): Nerve Klinik
- Lucardo (Manchester): University of Magic
- Escape the Review
- London Escape Room Guide
- Unlock & Roll
- Lock Us Up
- Escape Goats
- Underwood’s Great Escape
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!