The Hilt York Axe Throwing – Review: January 2020
Prepare to unleash your inner Viking warrior, arm yourself with an Axe and chop down your competition a peg or two.
The Hilt York offer an immersive, exciting and entertaining experience right in the heart of York city centre.
Alex and Josh York residents and founders of the Hilt aim to captivate the crowds, push boundaries and enable people to seek out adventure.
Right from the offset, the welcome, quality set up and authentic interiors provide a relaxed and realistic setting to conquer the Axe throwing challenge.
Yes, there was a safety briefing, but delivered with flair and finesse, so to keep you alert and on focus.
Additionally, on a serious note, the whole set up including type of axes used, blue chipped flooring, upper board panels and caging have been built for your safety which makes this Axe throwing session, as safe as it can be, so you don’t need to worry and can get ready to sling them Axes.
We loved every minute of our session, fun, informative and what’s not to like about hurling an axe threw the air at a target right?! There are even trick shots to be learnt, my personal fav the Gun Slinger – Pow!
Gift a Thrilling Trick or a Luxury Treat this Halloween with BuyAGift – Review: October 2019
BuyAGift offer a whole range of Spooktacular packages perfect for your Halloween celebrations.
Family Frights include a marvellous mysterious magical Harry Potter Walking Tour of London for Two, so make sure the Witches and Wizards of the family have their wands at the ready just in case he who shall not be named makes an appearance.
Make Halloween a family night out and enjoy a tour for two adults and two children and choose from one of the following ghoulish tours; The Haunted Lantern Tour (Warwick); The Eerie Shadow Tour (Coventry); The Witches Tour (Leamington Spa); Warwick Paranormal Adventure
or Coventry Paranormal Adventure.
London’s murky past hides some dark times, learn all about London’s historical spookiness with a pass for 1 adult and 1 child to the London Bridge Experience.
Adult Scare Nights
Crank up the scare factor and enjoy a frightfully fabulous adult Halloween night.
Enjoy a whole range of terrifying activities such as the London Sweeney Todd Tour for two, Jack the Ripper Walking Tour for Two and the Haunted Pub Tour for two.
Fright night too much, well take the scare out of Halloween this season and enjoy a Luxury Treat for two.
Indulge in some much needed you time and treat yourself and a plus one to a super spa package with BuyAGift.
The package includes a full indulgent spa day at the 5-star Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester city centre.
York Cocoa Works Chocolate Lollipop Making and Afternoon Chocolatada Review: October 2019
Sophie, founder of York Cocoa Works is a skilled and dedicated chocolate enthusiast. Creating a bespoke, luxurious and quality brand, York Cocoa works offers a range of chocolatey experiences to suit all tastes.
When visiting York Cocoa Works it feels like family, as Michelle and her team are just as lovely as their chocolate treats.
The Chocolate Lollipop making was a simple, but fun experience which took me back to my childhood evoking memories of baking in the kitchen with my mum.
You are free to release your inner artistic and creative spirit and use the toppings to create your Lollipop Piece de resistance aka your marvellous masterpiece.
East Lancashire Railway Mid-week Luncheon – Review: September 2019
The Bolton street station stop at Bury’s East Lancashire Railway has a rich historic industrial past, with story’s telling of the drastic decline of the traditional railways, and the heart-warming heroic struggles, both past and present, to keep a dying part of Britain’s railway heritage alive for future generations.
The atmosphere on the platform is electrifying, as the steam engine pumps and churns, excitement and anticipation build, as you prepare to be taken on an amazing journey back to the Golden Age of Steam.
Step on the platform and enter a bygone era of transportation and travel, board the vintage train and embark on a special and sophisticated kind of travel experience.
The vintage carriages are perfectly presented, immaculate and are a real breath-taking beauty.
Grange Live Gaming Birmingham Rage Room Review: August 2019
Warmly welcomed by all the team, you could instantly tell they are all a close-knit family at Grange and just a brilliant bunch.
Over 18 and need some time out to de-stress, well prepare to go large, get into your navy-blue overalls to take on the Rage room experience.
Rage Room is not about encouraging rage and anger, but a fun, interactive activity that is an ideal team building exercise, allows you to de-stress or simply smash some stuff up in a safe environment.
Hannah our lovely host, made the experience even more enjoyable. Hannah made us feel relaxed and created an electrifying atmosphere, you can clearly see her passion for this wild activity.
Escape Hunt Manchester Dr Who Vs Alice: Worlds Collide and Alice in Puzzleland – Review: May 2019
Get your game on at Escape Hunt Manchester city centre and prepare to become amazing Alice and help Dr Who.
Take on the challenge, step into the future and enter the offices of ChronosCorp HQ. The location of Eccentric billionaire Alastair Montague’s commercial time travelling experiments which have caused a huge tear is both space and time.
Warning, warning earth beings, a tear in space and time has been detected and an army of Cybermen now plan to break through.
As the Doctor’s loyal friends, we put together our investigative minds to collect Montagues time related artefacts in the mass of the remaining prototype time engine.
The fate of the universe was in our hands, we powered up and the result was Cybermen deleted, but question is can you?
The Stoller Hall Manchester: Wind in the Willows & Lucy Rose – Review: June 2019
The Stoller Hall concert venue based in Chetham’s School of Music, is right in the heart of Manchester city centre.
David Threlfall, star of Shameless and direct from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Don Quixote, performed the central role of Mr Badger in this wonderful Wind in the Willows adaptation by Neil brand with Stephen Threlfall as the conductor.
Neil Brand’s marvellous musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s children’s classic, The Wind in the Willows which was originally created as a radio drama by BBC Radio 4, follows the exciting and entertaining tales of Badger, Mole, Rat, Toad and friends.
Classic, charming and a sheer delightfully funny and fantastic delivery, of characterful river tales, trials and tribulations. Plenty of gasps and giggles given even more oomph with live music, talented singers and scripts acted out with love.
An intriguing, interesting and immersive production.
Escape Reality Manchester Tortuga Pirates & The Asylum Escape Rooms – Review: May 2019
Manchester Printworks, the location of Escape Reality, a super duper live, exciting and immersive Escape room adventure. Or fabulous and friendly female games master was an absolute legend throughout both games.
Pirates be ready to play the Tortuga Pirates game. Ahoy matey, it was all hands-on deck at Port Royal 1718, as there was munity aboard the Mariposa ship.
My scally crew decided to lock myself Captain Williams and some of my loyal crew members in the ships prison, but this can’t stop us getting over to Tortuga island to find Derdrake’s buried treasure.
Derdrake’s treasure is needed to destroy a curse, that will transform us into a spectre, but we only have until full moon before the curse transforms us for all eternity.
A Date Night stay in Manchester with Buyagift – Review: May 2019
Date night inspiration required, well look no further, as Buyagift have everything you need to super spoil your loved one and make their date night extra special.
We opted for the Buyagift package which included a one night stay with breakfast at the 5-star iconic Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester.
The Radisson is located in the home of Manchester’s historic Free Trade Hall and is the original home to the Hallé Orchestra, which is steeped in history and old school decadence and charm.
Make your way through the airy, impressive and exquisite lobby, which hosts a mix of eclectic contemporary décor including these super stunning lighting features.
The bedroom was a chic and contemporary space with a super double bed, both cosy and snug, providing a plentiful space to get lot’s of the Zzz’s in before a busy day the following morning.
Save the World with Breakout Town Hall Manchester: Virus & Sabotage Escape Rooms – Review: May 2019
Exciting Escape Escapades await at Breakout Manchester with two escape rooms Virus and Sabotage. It’s literally a matter of life or death, so make sure that your squad are prepared to brave their way to victory.
Jess and Jess our games masters for both games, two bubbly lovely ladies which made the Escape game experience even more extra!
News reports announced, that a dangerous virus is sweeping world, so it was time for my team to enter the quarantine zone, find a cure for the zombie infection and then make our escape so we could go on and save the world. With only 60 minutes and the dead not staying buried, save mankind or become Zombified forever!
After saving the world from a Zombie apocalypse, we prepared to play Sabotage. As new recruits, our target was the Soviet State of Konvetski, a rogue state that operates outside of International guidelines.