Cannon Raceway: Breakout

By | October 30, 2019

by Cannon Raceway (website)

Units 4 & 5 Cannon Business Park, Gough Road, WV14 8XR


4-10 players

60 minutes

The Birmingham Boys were a real gang who were active in Birmingham at the beginning of the 1900’s. They were involved in protection rackets, illegal gambling and all manner of sordid activities…
On the 7th August 1910 two senior members of the Birmingham Boys were arrested for murder in Northfield and were taken to Selly Oak Police Station awaiting transportation to Winson Green Prison.
Early on the morning of the next day, several other gang members entered the police station and shot one of the officers dead, the other officers escaped leaving the station in the sole control of the gang however, their colleagues were still locked up in the holding cell and nobody knew where the emergency key was kept.
It’s now your turn to relive the true story of what happened next…..
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Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5

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Siân O'Brien rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 2 Apr 2022 Team size: 5 Time taken: 47:57
value for moneygreat hostingquite easy

This game was so much fun. Great value for money, so certainly worth a visit. The venue also does Go-Karting and Laser Tag, so you can really make a day of it.

With that in mind, I think they largely focus on family friendly fun. I'd say this is a good first game for a young escapee, so fairly basic. Given the story is based on Peaky Blinders, some might find the back story a little gruesome, so I'd probably say this is a good 12+ game.

We really did enjoy it. The setup is fun, hosting is great, and there's a couple of surprises along the way.

It's largely traditional, ie. low tech, but it's set in 1910, so that's in keeping with the theme and I appreciated that. 

One major plus point is that everything worked! I'm pretty sure this game has been around for a couple of years, and given the antique decor, that's pretty impressive. A big plus point!!

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