The UK’s original urban ax throwing brand Whistle Punks continues to lead the industry from the front with a new flagship location 300m from Oxford Circus Underground. It’s officially set to be Europe’s largest ax throwing venue with nine lanes, an expansive bar and a brand new kitchen serving delicious sourdough pizzas. The new location is inaugurated on September 5 and tickets for all venues are on sale at whippunks.com.
In 2016, Whistle Punks was the first brand to bring urban ax throwing to the UK. To date, more 15million axes were thrown at four existing sites in Vauxhall, London, Manchester, Leeds and Bristol. The brand’s unique scoring system and experienced hosts have set the standard for this high-octane experience and now the new 7,000 square foot venue is ready to deliver the most immersive ax throwing experience ever. Europe.
Each ax throwing session is led by an experienced instructor with a brief masterclass followed by practice throws and a full tournament to crown an ultimate champion.
Co-founder Jools Whitehorn:
“I think a big part of the appeal is that it feels like something you shouldn’t be allowed to do. It’s a visceral experience that’s physical without being overly demanding. Everything happens under close supervision. from our instructors who make sure everyone stays safe whilst having a truly unique evening.With our brand new, world class Oxford Circus venue, we couldn’t be prouder to offer the Whistle Punks experience to such a wide audience.
This new venue will see Whistle Punks stylishly transform the former Busaba Eathai site at 53 Eastcastle Street. It will have nine throwing lanes, each with its own instructor who guides players from novice level to ax throwing in 70 minutes. Whether you’re a beginner or an ax throwing superstar, Whistle Punks instructors have always played a pivotal role in creating an epic atmosphere on the slopes so participants of all skill levels have an unforgettable experience. This includes an endgame skills session where players can learn trick shots, armpits, and two ax throws, as well as take the ultimate Instagram snap.
A contemporary selection of fresh and stylish cocktails, many on-trend craft beers, draft ciders, wine and sparklings will help fuel the fun. Delicious entrees come in the form of premium sourdough pizzas with mouth-watering toppings such as prosciutto ham, salami ventricina and artichokes, plus vegan offerings such as creamy mozzarisella and Italian sun-dried tomatoes .
Whistle Punks Oxford Circus offers a variety of packages for couples, groups of 10-200 people and even full venue hire for those wanting a different kind of social work or team building exercise. Christmas packages include track rentals, drinks for everyone on the track, champion t-shirts for the winners, treats for all and more. Groups of up to 200 people are welcome and exclusive lanes can be reserved with a maximum of ten players in each lane.
In addition to having fun, every visit to Whistle Punks helps the environment: For each ticket purchased, a tree is planted across ecolog.comwhich means ax throwing is a simple yet impactful way for you to do your part to reverse climate change, while having a great time and at no extra cost.
Whistle Punks is a visceral social experience like no other, and Oxford Circus’ new venue is about to take it to a whole new level. Book tickets for all sites at; whistlepunks.com.