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Virtual Reality Horror - Halloween Weekend

  • Pop-Up LAB 76-81 Kings Road Arches Brighton United Kingdom (map)

Brace yourself for a skin-crawling, reality-twisting take over. This Halloween weekend, we're unlocking the gates to hidden dimensions teeming with the most blood curdling creatures. Enter if you dare, these are horrors only the bravest of mortals can bare...


🌤️ Daytime event - Horror VR arcade 🌤️

11am - 6pm, Saturday and Sunday
Ticket: £7

Select the time slot you want to visit the Virtual Reality Horror Popup and play from a selection of spine-chilling VR horror games on the Oculus Rift. Tickets per time slot are limited to make sure you have plenty of time to play all the VR experiences available. Line up includes:


🕹️ Killing Floor: Incursion 🕹️

Killing Floor: Incursion is a fully-realised, story-driven adventure with an additional endless wave mode. Travel diverse environments, from creepy farmhouses to the catacombs of Paris, in order to uncover who, or what, is behind the Zed menace.

PEGI Rating 18


🕹️ ARAYA 🕹️

Make your way through an abandoned hospital lurking with supernatural threats in this indie horror survival title from the Thailand-based Mad Virtual Reality Studio. Seek the truth behind a mysterious murder that haunts this eerie place. 

PEGI Rating 15


🕹️ Monstrum 🕹️

You are stranded aboard a vast, derelict ship. But you are not alone: something, somewhere is hunting you. Monstrum takes the traditional survival horror formula and remixes it completely with procedurally generated levels, permadeath, and AI driven predators, making sure that no playthrough is the same and nowhere is ever truly safe.

PEGI Rating unavailable. Suggested age 12+


🕹️ Affected: The Manor 🕹️

Venture deep into the darkness but beware what lurks within. Affected: The Manor’offers a new level of immersion with this terrifying psychological horror walk-through. With over 200 million YouTube hits and countless features worldwide, the most popular horror experience in VR is now available at Virtual Reality Horror.

PEGI Rating 12

Alongside the Horror VR Arcade, the Popup LAB will be hosting the Papercut Halloween exhibition featuring artworks from 10 local artists. Entry to the exhibition is free:


🌒 Evening event - ARAYA big screen playthrough & Horror VR arcade 🌒

7pm - 10pm, Saturday
Ticket: £5
Bar in service 🍺

Take part in a new form of collective storytelling with VR. We'll be projecting ARAYA onto the big screen as players take turns progressing through a single playthrough of the game's haunting campaign. Work together to solve mysterious clues, enter the headset if you dare and discover the truth behind a ghoulish murder. Grab a drink and gather round, this is a campfire ghost story like no other.

Alongside the main playthrough of ARAYA, we'll be running three VR headsets separately for open play featuring Monstrum and Affected: The Manor. Players are welcome to play on these headsets at their own leisure throughout the evening.

A bar will be in service throughout the evening. 🍺🍺🍺

Is this event kid friendly? 

Two of the four VR experiences available at the daytime event are suitable for 12 year olds and above. One of the four VR experience is suitable for 15 year olds and above. We recommend familiarisng yourself with the PEGI Ratings system and the VR game itself to better determine the suitability of the available VR games for you child or young person:

The minimum age for the evening event is 18.



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