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Hide and Shriek

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dead Centre and The Seance were AMAZING 5+stars!!

Experiencing dead centre with my 2 friends was the best night ever!! All the actors were so... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Gemma P
via mobile

Went to this with 2 friends, I like to think of myself as brave with these kinds of things but I... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
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“set design”(3 reviews)
Hide and Shriek is one of the UK's Scariest Attractions and Essex's No. 1 Scare Attraction - featuring a variety of Live Action Scare Experiences throughout the year! Brand New for 2017 - The Séance, discover Southend's Dark Paranormal History in an...more
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344-347 Chartwell Square | Victoria Plaza, Southend-on-Sea SS2 5SP, England
+44 1702 808980
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

really wasn't happy with my 'experience' last night, got told our original exorcism experience was cancelled due to 'failed special effects' and got put to so called 'VIP' where (clearly improvisation) there was only 2 actors throughout, the guy took 20 mins just to pour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank Macy S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Very entertaining evening! Excellent venue! Staff and actors were very profession! Over way too soon could have lasted a bit longer. (Story of my life really lol) only in the venue for a short time. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank nataliefurnish
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Booked a night here with my boyfriend as the hopeful highlight of our weekend away in Southend. It was ok. Having done a lot of escape rooms and scare fest events, this was ok. The experience is over very quickly and basically requires that you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank secretstar87
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Experiencing dead centre with my 2 friends was the best night ever!! All the actors were so dedicated and gave it their all! Thoroughly thrilling, hilarious and totally epic experience!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gemma P
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Went to this with 2 friends, I like to think of myself as brave with these kinds of things but I definitely screamed the whole way through and clung onto my friends for dear life. Definitely worth the £12 we had a great time and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Binks1991
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Was told I had one of the funniest reactions they’ve seen! So much fun, wish it was longer

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Louisa B
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I went in a group of 4 with my adult boys for my youngest's 19th birthday; if there had been a sofa there he would have spent the whole time hiding behind it and I would have been there with him! Great concept, we really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PhilipMay
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Me and the Mrs found this place searching for things to do in Southend... as the weather was horrible. Managed to book a slot last minute and was well worth the trip. Had food fun and it’s a creepy experience to remember !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Priten P
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant and well worth the money! Definitely kept my 13 and 14 year old entertained. Well recommended 👍

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kparker25
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience, lovely sense of theatre and loads of scary fun. Jake the bellhop created a very memorable experience!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank eleanort93
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30 August 2017|
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Response from HideAndShriek | Property representative |
Hi Pat5y, We hope that we will announce more dates very soon, for early 2018. Alternatively, we get a cancellation every now and then for the next run in September. If you email us (contact form on our website) we can put... More
15 August 2017|
Response from HideAndShriek | Property representative |
If you're 'caught' by a Zombie - your entire group will face the consequences together, so you won't be singled out or miss out on anything. You'll start together, and finish together - but some hungry zombies will no doubt... More