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Jan 03, 2020

10 Unusual events and quirky things to do in 2020

Well then, ladies and gents – we’re now officially in the future. Ross and Rachel’s daughter Emma turns 18 this year, and we’re just as close to 2050 as we are to 1990. The year we thought would never come also marks the beginning of the roaring twenties (again…), and if you weren’t around to […]

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New Year’s resolution ideas: Why experiences should be on your list

New Year’s Resolutions we make every year tend to focus on material things or over ambitious self-improvement goals, but what about shifting your focus to new experiences? We take a look at the most common New Year’s Resolutions, why they fail and what you can do to make them stick. Giving you some New Year’s Resolutions Ideas along the way that will help you experience something new and create some new memories in 2018.

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Dec 22, 2019

5 alternative Christmas films: Escape the festive madness

If classic Christmas films like A Christmas Carol don’t make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, then maybe (like us) you prefer to revel in the darker corners of the Christmas movie landscape. Before you settle into your TV binge, we have come up with an alternative Christmas movie list that won’t make you want to vom glitter.

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Dec 13, 2019

5 reasons to give experience gifts over stuff this Christmas

It’s that time of year again. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose… And the building anxiety of working out who to buy what for Christmas (we see you, person who left it too late and have to panic-buy on Christmas Eve…). Of course, once you think it’s all over […]

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Dec 04, 2019

Last-minute Christmas party Ideas in London & Brighton

The best Christmas venues in London and Brighton with fancy chandeliers and three-course meals are probably booked up by the “corporates” and out of the picture for us mere mortals by now. Well, never fear because we’re here to save the day and bring you good news – all of our escape game venues are […]

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13 Quirky Halloween Things to do in London 2019

It may be Halloween for us all year round, but we love any additional excuse we can find to ramp up our penchant for dark tales and twisted immersion – and what better time than the most magical night of the year? We’ve rounded up 13 (the spookiest number of them all) of the best […]

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Sep 16, 2019

Heathrow staff play Operation Mindfall

Operation Mindfall can work in any business environment… including the busiest airport in Europe Playing a game where the objective is to save the world from a brain-infecting virus is a far cry from the normal daily life of an airport. Working with the public in a busy environment with stringent safety protocols does not […]

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Aug 23, 2019

5 Alternative August Bank Holiday Weekend Ideas

August is almost over and so the countdown to the end of Summer begins – sigh. But before we pack up our BBQs and reluctantly discontinue our beachside antics, we have one final bank holiday blowout to make the most of. So, don’t be a melt and stay inside this year or do the same […]

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Jun 21, 2019

Top Spies in Fiction: which spy are you?

It takes all sorts to play one of our most popular games, Operation Mindfall. Indeed determination, a penchant for a pint or two and the ability to run around like a maniac for two-hours are all common traits with the budding spies we’ve seen. Here at Handmade Mysteries Central Intel however, we’ve always found people […]

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Jun 07, 2019

Meet the Team: Enigmatic Game Host, Sam Merry

Returning to our ever popular meet the team series, we delve into the world of another team member – Sam Merry. A self-proclaimed oddball with a penchant for a book or ten, Sam may be one of our more diverse hosts but he’s a bit of an enigma. He also enjoys a good larp and […]

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Jun 01, 2019

7 cheeky things to do in Brighton this summer

If there’s ever a time to really let your hair down in Brighton, it’s the summer. The city is long known for its debauched reputation, owing to the great Prince Regent (later King George IV) bringing an air of flamboyance and fun to the city that even 200 years later hasn’t showed any sign of […]

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May 24, 2019

Escape room vs city adventure game

The popularity of escape rooms has soared with the last count at 150 in the UK, taking an estimated £10m in revenues every year. City adventure games or street games are seemingly the next step as more and more are cropping up including spy games, city treasure hunts, zombie runs and Cluedo. Question is, will […]

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