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Gift Ideas for a High Functioning Sociopath

Hi all – Stamford here.

As some of you may know, it’s Sherlock’s birthday on the 6th January and if you’ve got a friend like him, it can sometimes be difficult finding the perfect present. With John’s help, I’ve put together a gift guide for the high functioning sociopath in your life, or if you fancy yourself something of a supersleuth, these birthday ideas could be perfect for you.

Sherlock: The Official Live Game


Was the waterfall painting you got for them an epic fail last year? In fact, do you know someone who just isn’t pleased with any material gifts you get them? Gift them an experience instead. The thrill of The Official Live Game escape room checks all the boxes for the daring detectives who want to step into the shoes of Sherlock Holmes. 

Travel through iconic sets from the hit BBC show and work as a team to solve puzzles and clues against a ticking clock. Haven’t seen the show? No problem – all you need is a thirst for clue cracking and puzzle solving to enjoy the escape room.

The Mind of Moriarty: Live Escape Experience


Whether you’ve played Sherlock: The Official Live Game or not, The Mind of Moriarty: Live Escape Experience will be one to remember.

After successfully completing a mission for The Network, your work is not done yet. The world’s most devious man has one last trick up his sleeve…

It is up to you to enter into the diabolical mind of Moriarty and take him down one last time.

Birthday Parties at The Game Is Now


For the detective who’s also a bit of a party animal. The Network hosts birthday parties for children and adults alike, so whether you’re turning 8 or 80, if you’d like to spend your big day solving puzzles and clues then this is the option for you!

Enjoy a range of optional extras such as; food and drink packages, take home souvenirs and digital photos as a memento from the day.

Check out the Birthday Brochure and email in for more information and bookings.

Sherlock’s Mind Palace Afternoon Tea


Relax and recharge on your birthday weekend with Sherlock’s Mind Palace Afternoon Tea and Mini Mystery. Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea and test your skills of deduction with an original case to crack whilst tucking into a tasty selection of savories, buttery scones and homemade sweet treats.

Take things up a notch and celebrate your birthday with bubbles! Sherlock’s Boozy Afternoon Tea comes with all the delectable delights of the afternoon tea, plus you’ll receive bottomless glasses of fizz for a whole 90 minutes.

The Case of the Poisoned Chalice


Do something a little different for your birthday this year and take part in an immersive cocktail experience to die for. Visit the secret speakeasy, The Mind Palace, home to The Case of the Poisoned Chalice. Can you defeat Moriarty’s right-hand man, Sebastian Moran to make the perfect cocktail? Crack the case and find the ingredients – solve it correctly and drink to your success; fail and this mistake may be your last…

Gift Cards


Struggling to find a date amidst busy schedules?  Gift Cards for The Game is Now can be used on any of the experiences and are valid for 2 years, which gives you plenty of time to pin down a date with your Holmies. They also get delivered directly to your inbox, in case you’re on the lookout for a last-minute gift!