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Murder Mystery Events

Are you an amateur sleuth? Can you get to the bottom of any conundrum and spot the false alibi?

Test your skills out at one of The Old Swan Hotel’s famous Murder Mystery Events.

With its romantic past and Agatha Christie connections, The Old Swan in Harrogate is ideal for an atmospheric (and hilarious) Murder Mystery weekend. Bring friends and join in the fun.

2018 Murder Mystery Dates

  • Dinner: £51.00 per person
  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast: £110.00pp

Friday 14th September 2018 – How to Murder a Millionaire

It is 1956. Millicent Montague is throwing a party to celebrate the release of her latest Hollywood blockbuster "How to Murder a Millionaire". All the stars will all be there and Millicent is hoping that she will be able to put the past behind her. You know the sort of thing:  The rumours of her affairs, her involvement with a prominent American Politician, Her Mafia connections, etcetera etcetera. She is hoping that the film will distract people from all that. But you can be sure that someone has a grudge to bear. But would they kill because of it?

Your dress code for this event is: 1950’s

Friday 19th October 2018 – Pipers Grave

MBX-TV, the infamous, sleazy cable TV channel is 5 years old this weekend/evening. Matthew Bradshaw, founder and CEO of the company has thrown a party to celebrate and to make a very important announcement. But things don't go according to plan - why is MBX-TV losing ground to its rivals? What secrets and mysteries does the hotel harbour? And are the rumours about John Piper's ghost true?

Your dress code for this event is: Ghosts, Vampires etc.

Saturday 10th November 2018 – Catherine’s Wheel

Catherine Emerson is a pyrotechnician. She has ambitions of winning the International Fireworks world championships but has yet to qualify. This year she has high hopes of a good result, despite her failures in recent years. Tonight is the pre-qualification event dinner and excitement will be building. But did someone sabotage Catherine's attempts last year? Who is the new mystery entrant? And would somebody kill to ensure success?

Your dress code for this event is: Standard Party Wear

Friday 7th December 2018 – Christmas Card Company

The Rothwell Greetings Card Company is holding their Annual Christmas Fancy Dress Party and you are all invited. It is a double celebration as this year sales have exceeded all expectations and there have been some very healthy bonuses indeed! Not everybody has the Christmas spirit though. Who isn’t pleased that the company has done so well this year? Has someone got different ambitions – and would this be reason enough to kill

Your dress code for this event is: Pantomime Characters

Friday 28th December 2018 – Auld Lang Syne

It is 1941. Sarah MacDonald is joining the WRNS and is being posted overseas.  Today is her going away party and everyone is invited to come along and say goodbye to her. What is the truth behind her leaving? Is she running away or making a new start? And would somebody kill to prevent her from going?

Your dress code for this event is: 1940’s

SPECIAL OFFER

Stay for the weekend and receive a 10% discount on the bedroom rate, with bookings for the night before or after the Murder Mystery event (subject to availability)

Events presented by Murder 57

* Dinner
** Weekend

Call the hotel on 01423 500055 to make your booking or email us here

Please note deposits are required for all Murder Mystery events. Offer is subject to availability.

Contact the hotel

Call direct on 01423 500055 (Low Cost Call)

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