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21 October - 17 November
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Code Goshawk: An outdoor escape room experience

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What’s on offer?

An escape game that takes place outside. Working in a group you have one hour to save raptor (birds of prey) eggs which were illegally poached by solving a number of mystery puzzles. Will you manage to save them all in an hour? Make sure you are prepared by wearing appropriate clothes for the weather.

What’s it about?

The game was co-designed by a team from the UoS, the RSPB and young people. It focuses on issues in bird conservation and on the local environment.

Who’s leading the event?

The project was led by Dr. Ran Peleg and Prof. Marcus Grace, both science education researchers from the Southampton Education School. The activity will be run by UG students from the School. For any questions please e-mail r.peleg[at]

Open to

The activity is aimed at young people (aged 15 and over) and adults.

Of particular interest to

People who enjoy games and working with other people to solve puzzles.

Scheduling information

Wednesday 8th November - 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00

Thursday 9th November - 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00

Wednesday 15th November - 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00 

Thursday 16th November - 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00 

Event booking deadline

5pm on the day before the event