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For many years, clueQuest has been a top destination for schools looking for an exciting experience for their students. But what is it that so many students love about their time here? Our Intrepid Reporter sat down with a few teachers and students to pick their brains about their recent clueQuest experience.

Mr Q's Picks: Summer Fun

10/08/22 By Freya Carroll

There’s a hundred and four days of summer vacation, then school comes along just to end it. So the annual problem for clueQuest agents is finding a good way to spend it… We’ve come up with a list of great activities to do this summer, all with the aim of having a great time in the (much longed for) English sunshine!

Humans of clueQuest is all about the sweet and hilarious stories our Gamesmakers see through CCTV in our escape room games. In this one, Agent Brent remembers a time an agent came for some ahead-of-time training.

For the ninth year in a row, clueQuest has been awarded a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award! We are proudly in the top 10% of attractions worldwide, and we couldn’t be happier. So what is it that puts us on top every year? Why do so many people leave us five star ratings and glowing reviews?

Our Intrepid Reporter: the PCE experts

04/07/22 By Freya Carroll

In 2020, clueQuest brought to life an innovative new look at the universe of Mr Q - the Print+Cut+Escape! Now, two years later, Our Intrepid Reporter sits down with two of the brains behind the magic to find out how it all happens, and most importantly, to learn about the newest addition to the clueQuest universe.

From the first to the fifteenth of June, all proceeds raised from magnets sold at clueQuest have gone to Micro Rainbow, a London based organisation dedicated to helping LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and refugees.

Humans of clueQuest is all about the sweet and hilarious stories our Gamesmakers see through CCTV in our escape room games. In this one, Agent Camilo shares the story of a sleeper agent who took his role to heart…

clueQuest 2022 Limerick Contest Winners

23/05/22 By Freya Carroll

In honour of National Limerick Day on May 23rd, we at clueQuest have been running a special mission to come up with a limerick celebrating Mr Q and all that he does. We received submissions behind the scenes and through comments on our socials, and we’re delighted to be able to announce the runners up and the winner!

What to do when looking for a good place for a school trip? The zoo is crowded, museums don’t always hold students’ interest. You need a place that students will remember forever, while also giving them an engaging, educational experience. Well, look no further! At clueQuest, we believe that our escape rooms help develop skills and imagination, and most of all, are great fun! Need more convincing? Well, don’t take our word for it - studies have shown that the skills escape rooms help students cultivate lead them to bright futures. 

 

Humans of clueQuest is all about the sweet and hilarious stories our Gamesmakers see through CCTV in our escape room games. In this special Humans of clueQuest instalment, Khaled tells the story of his proposal to Sumaiyah, right here in our Operation BlackSheep room. 

 

Humans of clueQuest is all about the sweet and hilarious stories our Gamesmakers see through CCTV in our escape room games. In this one, Agent Georgie shares the story of some of our most dedicated secret agents to date.

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘Easter’? Chocolate? Church? Chicks? Well, we think of our favourite thing… puzzles!

But how to make Easter more puzzle-tastic? We’ve come up with a few ways to jazz up your Easter Egg Hunts, give some spice to your Hot Cross Buns, and overall make everything a little more secret agent-y!

 

Between Wednesday March 16th until March 31st clueQuest was fundraising for Lifting Hands International’s Moldova and Romania based response efforts for refugees fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Our Intrepid Reporter: the Original Mrs Q

25/03/22 By Freya Carroll

clueQuest has always been a family business. It was started by four brothers in 2013, which feels like a lifetime ago! Our Intrepid Reporter sat down with Iren Papp, mother of the four founding brothers, to ask her about her experiences over the years at clueQuest.

Meet Lift, clueQuest's December Charity

31/01/22 By Freya Carroll

Christmas is a time for giving, whether it’s the time our agents give to save the world or the presents we give to our loved ones. Generosity is a really important part of clueQuest, and we racked our brains this year as to how we could give back to our community! Then it hit us - we could raise money for a local charity, which is how we came across Lift, a youth hub based near our headquarters in Islington. 

Nothing says I love you like time spent together with your significant other. Whether you believe in the tradition of Valentine's day or you think your love doesn't need a nudge on a particular day it is still a great excuse to show your partner how much you care. So we've collected our top picks for a memorable Valentine's day date.

Half Term is always an amazing excuse to spend some valuable time with our kids and go on adventures together as a family. To make your life easier we have collected some of our favourite things to do around London with kids.

Working from home whether full time or in a hybrid setting is here to stay for the long run. A Stanford University study found that, despite an astonishing productivity boost, over 50% of respondents felt too isolated in a fully remote working situation. Not to mention additional challenges like Zoom fatigue. Yes it’s a thing. So how should you navigate this new setup?

What we do to be eco-friendly

20/09/21 By clueQuest

We at clueQuest attach great importance to environmental protection. We think about the future. Flying cars, pizza hydration and self-lacing shoes…  Oops, this is a movie, sorry. So we are thinking about the real future which can only be what we want it to be if we act consciously today. So we try to be as eco-friendly as possible and do everything we can to leave a better world for our children.

Rainy days in London? What a surprise. Don’t worry, you can do a lot of things even if the weather isn’t the best right now. This list gives you some ideas to make the most of such days in London if you still want to have fun with your family or friends.

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