Artists and Artisans Treasure Hunt
Spend the afternoon exploring Trafalgar Square on Saturday 12 Aug 2017
Come and collect your explorer packs before setting off to discover heritage around the Trafalgar Square area.
Explore gardens on your quest to solve puzzles and challenges.
When you have completed your mission, the fun continues with the after hunt party. Share your stories with other hunters over a drink while the scores are calculated and prizes awarded.
Will your team have scored enough to claim the winning prize?
The Postal Museum opens on 28 July 2017
‘British postal services helped to shape the modern world. The Postal Museum works to connect people through this human story of communication, industry and innovation by making it accessible to all.’
The collection spans five centuries of history, revealling Britain’s remarkable social and communications history.
Exhibits include stamps, letters, greetings cards, postcards and even song sheets. There is a collection of post boxes and operational equipment. Tools such as handstamps, sorting machinery and furniture are on display, as are horse-drawn or motorised vehicles and train carriages.
A network of automated trains stretched from Paddington to Whitechapel and kept the capital’s communication network flowing for over 75 years. While millions of items of mail were delivered every day deep beneath the streets of London, Postal workers were forbidden from travelling on the train.
But now you can experience the ride.
The subterranean rail ride – MailRail – is due to open to the public on 4th September. It is currently available for private group events. Ride through the hidden tunnels and discover a unique piece of industrial heritage, then explore the galleries packed with objects, stories and interactive displays.
The Invitation To Events team, including an ex-Post Office Engineer, were privileged to get a trip on the train ahead of its opening to the public.
The Invitation To Events team plan on another trip to see the museum, so if you’d like to join them sign up for our Newsletter and you’ll be kept informed of this and other exciting visits and events. Click here to join the club http://eepurl.com/cA8aRj
Discovering history in London and Cardiff just got even more exciting thanks to these fun treasure hunts you can play on your phone. Challenge your powers of observation as you explore London streets and parks or experience the National Museum in Cardiff.
Receive clues and hints directly to your phone or tablet. Follow the trail and learn interesting facts with each correct answer. The hunts are available for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets via the ClueKeeper app.
The hunts take around two hours and can be used as a walking tour of each location. There are currently five Treasure Hunts in London self guided hunts to choose from:-
A Review of
We have shared some great adventures.
We’ve explored a number of top London art galleries and museums.
We’ve discovered heritage around London.
We’ve solved puzzles in Escape Rooms …..
…and taken part in puzzle hunts and solved murder mysteries…..
We’ve enjoyed wine and chocolates, tried craft beers and ciders, indulged in cream teas and cocktails……and even visited one of London’s top five Italian restaurants for our after-hunt celebrations and prize giving.
Some of us have had fun in costume……
And we’ve all learnt something new, come across treasures we didn’t expect and discovered new places as we’ve explored. So forget about the bad parts of 2016 and let’s look forward to a better, brighter new year
Join us for more wonderful Clue Solving Adventures in 2017
Ho, ho, ho! Time for a festive Treasure Hunt.
This adventure is based on Christmas carols. You will not have to strain your singing voices, just your “little grey cells” as you try to work out the answers to the song sheet of clues. This is not a ‘race’, so you can take your time to explore the National Portrait Gallery, the oldest portrait gallery in the world. Then it’s off to a secret location for after-hunt cocktails and prize giving.
Teams of 2 to 4 people must be pre-booked. This adventure is for over 18’s only and includes the festive treasure hunt, cocktails and prizes.
The 12 Days of Christmas Treasure Hunt at The National Portrait Gallery on Sunday 18th December 2016 with Treasure Hunts in London