Let The Games Begin: 9 Ways To Get Your Kidult On In London

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Let The Games Begin: 9 Ways To Get Your Kidult On In London

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If the grind of grown-up life is getting you down, embrace your inner child with everything from immersive team games to old school toys. Here's nine of the best from YPlan.

1. Become a master of the tube-iverse

Think you're a tube Sensei because you know where the doors open? Think again. Join Tubeopoly: An Undeground Treasure Hunt and explore subterranean London as you never have before, with riddles, clues and challenges.

Meet outside Temple tube station, 19 March, 1pm, £10 (save £5)

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2. Go to Hogwarts

Bored of being a muggle? The School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Immersive Team Game invites you to Hogwarts via Liverpool Street for a live action question to defeat the dark arts.

Enigma Quests, Liverpool Street, dates from today to 30 March, 9.30pm, £30

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3. Solve Lady Chastity's secrets

The misnamed Lady Chastity has some sordid secrets she doesn't want you to know about. Solve the clues at Lady Chastity's Reserve, Hackney: Immersive Team Game in a race against the clock — you could win a bottle of her fabled aphrodisiac wine...

The People's Park Tavern, Hackney, 18, 24 and 31 March, 6.30pm, £20

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4. Have an old school Sunday

Get retro at an Old Skool Sunday in Shoreditch, a true throwback to the heyday of the 90s, with screenings of Saved by the Bell, fierce games of Connect 4 and classic anthems on the decks.

Far Rockaway, Shoreditch, dates from 20 March to 1 May, 6pm, £6

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5. Join forces with Sherlock

Don your trench coat and deerstalker and head to Assassin: Sherlock Holmes Mystery Game — Holmes and Watson need your help. There's an assassination planned and you've got to stop it.

Meet outside Temple tube station, 2 April, 2pm, £15

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6. Geek out with friends

If you're a bit of a nerd, join your brethren at a WeGeek Gaming Event where you can relive the heady days of button-bashing in your buddy's basement with PC games, consoles and (even more retro) board games.

Base, King's Cross, Tuesday 22 March, 7pm, £12

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7. Get in-quiz-itive

Last Man Standing is a lethal quizzle of high-energy, high-speed, high-stakes fun, accessible to everyone.

The Phoenix, Cavendish Square, 13 April and 11 May, 7.30pm, £8 (save £5)

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8. Outdo Houdini

You're locked in a room full of clues, hidden objects, riddles and puzzles to get yourself out — and youv'e only got an hour. Join Escape Land Games: Professor Oxford's Experiments or Da Vinci's Exploration, where you'll be fleeing either the sinister prof or tackling tests from the famed inventor.

Escape Land Oxford Street, daily, various times, £78

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9. Go on a treasure hunt

Solve a series of cryptic clues and photo challenges on a Street Art Treasure Hunt in Brixton, discovering graffiti art by Jimmy C, Broken Fingaz Crew and Louis Masai along the way.

The Chocolate Museum, Brixton, 14 May, 2pm, £20

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Last Updated 17 March 2016