1 hr 1 min

Skate to Victory Shout About London

    • Places & Travel

Imagine being locked in a prison, during World War two, with some of your best friends. All you need to escape is in front of you, if you have the cunning!
Brenden Mills, co-founder of Escape Plan Ltd, joins Shout About to talk about how he created a 5* escape game experience, in South London.
Followed by Dan Kapp, Marketing Director of the newly refurbished, Queens in West London.
Dan talks about how Queens is more than just for Ice Skating and bowling and how they are fast becoming a destination for great food and unique entertainment.
Skate to Victory!
0:45 What Shout About learned from last week's episode with Ballie Ballerson founder, Wenny Armstrong. 
1:58 Letter of the week
2:48 What happened last weekend for the guys. Including London Pride and British summer time festival. 
7:10 This weeks theme 
7:54 Brenden from Escape Plan Ltd arrives in the Studio
8:45 When the idea to open an escape room first came to him 
09:54 What is Escape Plan?
11:36 The hint system used in the game 
13:05 How they got the event off the ground after the initial idea. 
14:46 Brenden talks about how they attract their business 
16:20 What are some of the player motivations 
16:57 What came first the venue or the game? Followed by how they come up with the puzzles.
18:00 Working out the difficulty levels of each problem the guests have to solve. 
19:35 Biggest challenges 
21:02 Biggest Success 
22:53 Where are they taking the brand next
25:45 Brenden discusses how his family heritage has worked its way into the war theme
27:50 Costs / times and dates 
28:57 Where does Brenden hang out
32:30 Social media for Escape Plan Ltd
33:58 Ben and Stuart recap the Escape Plan conversation. 
35:01 Dan Kapp from Queens is in the studio, starting with the name and branding of the venue. So, what is it?
36:33 How long has it been on London
37:38 How Dan got involved 
38:20 What's changed since the refurb in 2016
39:20 The importance of making the venue a destination beyond just the bowling and ice skating 
41:10 Biggest achievement 
43:48 Where the brand is heading
44:50 Ice hockey 
47:50 What else can you do on the ice 
49:33 Costs times and dates 
52:38 Where Dan goes out
55:05 Social Media
55:40 What's coming up at Queens (including ice karting)
56:40 Ben and Stuart wrap up with: The Weekly Shout 
You can reach the guests here
Facebook: @EscapePlanLtd
Twitter: @EscapePlanLtd

Web: escapeplanltd.com
Twitter: @Queens_Ice_Bowl
Instagram: @Queens_Skate_Dine_Bowl
Facebook: @QueensIceAndBowl
Web: www.queens.london
Venues mentioned:
Freedom Soho
Sonia Leigh
Phoenix Artists Club
British Summer Time Festival
The Curtain
London Pride
Vanity Von Glow
Brixton Roof Top
Imperial War Museum 
Archimedes inspiration 
Time run
Escape entertainment 
Draughts 
Swingers 
Bounce
Meat Liquor
Ice skating at Somerset House 
Soho House
Dirt burger 
Chicken Shop
The ned
Cafe Monico 
Louis Cubit square
One new change 
Queen of Hoxton 
Last days of Shoreditch
South bank centre
African Eutopian 
Cider Dog at the miller pub in London Bridge 
Park Chinois 
Zip World London
Uba Market 
Give us a Shout on #ShoutAbout
Instagram:          ShoutAboutLondon
Facebook:            ShoutAboutLDN
Twitter:                ShoutAboutLDN
Instagram:           ShoutaboutStuart

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Want to talk about the show? Got an idea for guests? Want to promote your event? Contact us on any of the above, or: info@shoutabout.london
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Imagine being locked in a prison, during World War two, with some of your best friends. All you need to escape is in front of you, if you have the cunning!
Brenden Mills, co-founder of Escape Plan Ltd, joins Shout About to talk about how he created a 5* escape game experience, in South London.
Followed by Dan Kapp, Marketing Director of the newly refurbished, Queens in West London.
Dan talks about how Queens is more than just for Ice Skating and bowling and how they are fast becoming a destination for great food and unique entertainment.
Skate to Victory!
0:45 What Shout About learned from last week's episode with Ballie Ballerson founder, Wenny Armstrong. 
1:58 Letter of the week
2:48 What happened last weekend for the guys. Including London Pride and British summer time festival. 
7:10 This weeks theme 
7:54 Brenden from Escape Plan Ltd arrives in the Studio
8:45 When the idea to open an escape room first came to him 
09:54 What is Escape Plan?
11:36 The hint system used in the game 
13:05 How they got the event off the ground after the initial idea. 
14:46 Brenden talks about how they attract their business 
16:20 What are some of the player motivations 
16:57 What came first the venue or the game? Followed by how they come up with the puzzles.
18:00 Working out the difficulty levels of each problem the guests have to solve. 
19:35 Biggest challenges 
21:02 Biggest Success 
22:53 Where are they taking the brand next
25:45 Brenden discusses how his family heritage has worked its way into the war theme
27:50 Costs / times and dates 
28:57 Where does Brenden hang out
32:30 Social media for Escape Plan Ltd
33:58 Ben and Stuart recap the Escape Plan conversation. 
35:01 Dan Kapp from Queens is in the studio, starting with the name and branding of the venue. So, what is it?
36:33 How long has it been on London
37:38 How Dan got involved 
38:20 What's changed since the refurb in 2016
39:20 The importance of making the venue a destination beyond just the bowling and ice skating 
41:10 Biggest achievement 
43:48 Where the brand is heading
44:50 Ice hockey 
47:50 What else can you do on the ice 
49:33 Costs times and dates 
52:38 Where Dan goes out
55:05 Social Media
55:40 What's coming up at Queens (including ice karting)
56:40 Ben and Stuart wrap up with: The Weekly Shout 
You can reach the guests here
Facebook: @EscapePlanLtd
Twitter: @EscapePlanLtd

Web: escapeplanltd.com
Twitter: @Queens_Ice_Bowl
Instagram: @Queens_Skate_Dine_Bowl
Facebook: @QueensIceAndBowl
Web: www.queens.london
Venues mentioned:
Freedom Soho
Sonia Leigh
Phoenix Artists Club
British Summer Time Festival
The Curtain
London Pride
Vanity Von Glow
Brixton Roof Top
Imperial War Museum 
Archimedes inspiration 
Time run
Escape entertainment 
Draughts 
Swingers 
Bounce
Meat Liquor
Ice skating at Somerset House 
Soho House
Dirt burger 
Chicken Shop
The ned
Cafe Monico 
Louis Cubit square
One new change 
Queen of Hoxton 
Last days of Shoreditch
South bank centre
African Eutopian 
Cider Dog at the miller pub in London Bridge 
Park Chinois 
Zip World London
Uba Market 
Give us a Shout on #ShoutAbout
Instagram:          ShoutAboutLondon
Facebook:            ShoutAboutLDN
Twitter:                ShoutAboutLDN
Instagram:           ShoutaboutStuart

Please subscribe and rate us!
Want to talk about the show? Got an idea for guests? Want to promote your event? Contact us on any of the above, or: info@shoutabout.london
http://ShoutAbout.London 
www.shoutabout.london

1 hr 1 min