Audiences Making A Decision At The Gunpowder Plot Credit Tom Powell Photography.


Travel back in time to the dark and dangerous streets of London in 1605, where there’s a conspiracy afoot.

Find yourself spying for the Crown, sympathising with the oppressed rebels, smuggling gunpowder and escaping from the Tower of London before your head ends up on a spike. 

Who are the traitors and who can you trust? This thrilling 1hour 40 minute immersive performance is brought to life by live actors, million-dollar room sets and 3 incredible virtual reality scenes.

Featuring Tom Felton as Guy Fawkes in our digital cast.



Your five senses will ignite as the latest Virtual Reality technology is paired with live theatre, character actors and real, physical sensations in authentically recreated sets.

As you step back into 1605, this multifaceted experience makes you feel like you are there. History is happening around you, and you are part of it.

It's the closest thing you can get to time travel.

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Become a co-conspirator

  • Meet the mysterious figures behind the plot

  • Witness an undercover mission to infiltrate their inner circle

  • Make an exhilarating escape from the Tower

  • Uncover a secret safehouse

  • Visit the ‘Duck and Drake’  tavern where Guy Fawkes hatched the plot

  • Smuggle barrels of gunpowder up the Thames in a daring journey towards Parliament

Talented actors guide you through the story from dark dungeons to the Tower of London, into a safe house, on to the boats and much more.

You feel fully involved in the plot as history comes to life all around you. But don't worry - it's not an escape room, you don't have to solve puzzles, and you won't be asked to do any role play!


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A Layered Reality Original Production

  • Enjoy a day out with friends and family as you embark on a thrilling new immersive experience unlike anything you have experienced before

  • Make the most of The Gunpowder Plot experience and enjoy food, drink and cocktails in our themed bars

  • An experience the whole family can enjoy however, due to the story content and technology, our age recommendation is 10+

  • Each performance is limited to a maximum of 16 people to allow you to come face to face with history

  • Be prepared to be part of the story. There are opportunities for you to interact with the actors, but you don’t have to. It’s entirely up to you how much you get involved

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