The Experience

Step inside history’s most daring conspiracy

Journey back in time and experience London as it was in 1605. You’re not just witnessing history, you are living it.

Using a combination of live theatre and the latest digital technology you are transported into the heart of a story in which you are the protagonist. You’re thrown into the world the plotters inhabited, immersed in an unforgettable, fully 360 environment. You will experience the deception first hand but when you are surrounded by ‘traitors’, who will you trust?

As a co-conspirator you will:

  • Meet the mysterious figures behind the plot

  • Take on an undercover mission to infiltrate their inner circle

  • Make a dangerous attempt to escape the Tower

  • Uncover a secret safehouse

  • Enjoy refreshments in the infamous ‘Duck and Drake’ as you hatch your plan

  • Make a daring journey along the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament

  • Will you stop the plot?

Immerse yourself

Your five senses will ignite as the latest digital technology is paired with live, immersive theatre and real, physical sensations. As you step back into 1605, this multilayered experience will make you feel like you are there. History is happening around you, and you are part of it.

Your journey to 1605

The Gunpowder Plot is an explosive immersive experience with surprises around every turn. Your feature length adventure lasts around 1hour 40mins, including a 20 minute interval where you will be able to enjoy refreshments in the specially recreated Duck and Drake, accessible only to plotters. As you descend into the vaults, you will experience a groundbreaking combination of live action, virtual reality, and cutting edge technology including motion simulators, physical sensations and stunning special effects.

Your Layered Reality experience:

  • 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