Murder Mystery Trains – 2017

Murder Mystery Trains – 2017

Our ever popular Murder Mystery Trains put you at the heart of a thrilling case. A five course gourmet meal is served as the plot develops during this thrilling, steam hauled round trip...Crack the clues and make sure the killer gets his just desserts before yours is served.   Opening scenes commence on the platform at 7pm with trains departing from Loughborough at 7.30pm.  Tickets are priced at £67 per person, prices include the 5 course meal and the full cost of the train ticket. Rail travel is unlimited on the day following your meal where trains are in operation.

Loughborough 15.06.12 TLC 102

There are 6 plots to choose from:

TIMETABLE TO MURDER

Five brutal murders have been committed on the Little Hampton line. Only three people were present on each occasion; historian, Anne Tickwitty, musician Belle Canto and clock restorer, Nev Erlayte. But which one is a murderer?  Misterr Ree is here to keep an eye on proceedings and assist your enquiries during your investigation.

10th March, 5th May, 7th July, 1st September (tables of 4 available), 20th October (fully booked)

Friday Evening Menu

Classic prawn cocktail served with brown bread and butter
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Slow braised steak with a creamy peppercorn sauce
Served with horseradish mash, a green bean medley with herb butter and baton carrots
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Individual crème brûlée with a shortbread cookie
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Cheese and biscuits
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Coffee and chocolate mints

I DIE WITH MY LITTLE SPY

It’s 1959; the height of the Cold War and a chill wind blows through Thymely over Actin Station after the shock discovery of the murdered body of mild-mannered professor, Gustave Wynd! Tensions run high as the finger of suspicion points in all directions. Is his sniffling companion, Katya Khold really as distraught as she makes out? Has local photographer, Cameron Phlasche been poking his long lens in where it wasn't wanted? And is the reticent Anna Nymity holding on to something big? Assist MI6’s top agent, Mister Ree to uncover the truth and reveal who will declare “I Spy”!

31st March, 12th May, 21st July, 15th September (fully booked), 10th November (fully booked)

Friday Evening Menu

Butternut squash soup with crème fraiche served with a warm bread roll (v)
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Pork loin with crispy crackling, stilton & apple stuffing and a cider and wholegrain mustard sauce
Served with mini roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese and Savoy cabbage
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Glazed lemon tart served with raspberry coulis and double cream
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Cheese and biscuits
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Coffee and chocolate mints

A MONUMENTAL MURDER

It’s been a lovely day out in Thymely over Actin and the members of the Little Hampton Brass Rubbing Society are catching their train home. Unfortunately, one of their group has already departed! Who could possibly have murdered friendly Roger Mee?  Has he rubbed new member Julie Verlyeton up the wrong way? Is founder member Norman Church more interested in the dead than the living? Or has Society stalwart Rosa Buvitt uncovered something nasty in the tombstones?  Mister Ree will ensure you know your brass from your elbow as you rub away to reveal the truth.

7th April, 9th June, 11th August, 29th September (fully booked), 17th November (fully booked).

Friday Evening Menu

Stuffed organic mushrooms filled with Gruyere and cream cheese, garlic and herbs served with a dressed rocket salad (v) ~

Chicken breast and crispy wings with parsley dumplings and a white onion sauce
Served with Duchess potatoes, petit pois, Vichy carrots and broccoli florets
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Individual banoffee pie served with chocolate sauce
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Cheese and biscuits
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Coffee and chocolate mints

ANOTHER OP'NING ANOTHER MURDER

The Progressive Repertory Artistic Theatrical Strollers are on tour and due in Little Hampton. But the train must wait and the show may not go on, as leading lady, Carmen Rollers has been found murdered in her First Class compartment.  Is ingénue actress Mae Kupp desperate for a bigger part? Is Manager Ivor Bucking looking to fill a vacancy? Or has elderly actress, Dame Artvest played out her final scene? As ever, Mister Ree is on hand to set the scene and assist your enquiries before the final curtain comes down on your investigation.

28th April, 23rd June, 28th July (fully booked), 25th August (fully booked), 13th October (fully booked)

Friday Evening Menu

Roasted vine tomato and olive soup served with a warm bread roll (v)
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Herb crusted rack of lamb
Served with a red wine and mint gravy, gratin potatoes dauphinoise, green bean medley and roasted root vegetables
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Vanilla cheese cake with mango coulis
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Cheese and biscuits
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Coffee and chocolate mints

ALLO ALLO - WARTIME DINNER (includes a complimentary ticket to our Wartime Weekend event)

The British Airmen are due to be smuggled out on the train but the signal’s at red – Colonel von Knickerbokker has been murdered! The chief suspect is Michelle of the Resistance who, it’s believed, is also guilty of the murder of Gestapo officer von Smallpiece. Can Michelle really be the double murderer?

3rd June

Saturday Evening Menu

Mediterranean bruschetta with mixed leaves and balsamic dressing (v)
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Choice of
Rich venison casserole with a golden puff pastry topping
Duck cassoulet with Toulouse sausages
Served with bubble & squeak, glazed turnips, carrots and green beans
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Pineapple upside down pudding with crème anglais
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Selection of French cheeses
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Coffee served with chocolate and petits fours

CHRISTMAS TO THE SOUND OF THE 'SLAY' BELLS

It’s the time of year when families travel to visit their loved ones, but for poor Mary Unbryte, it’s a one-way trip. She has come to stay in Thymely for Christmas but she’s been murdered on the train! Has fellow passenger, Chris Tingle given her the wrong present? Has his devoted companion, Bea White discovered something untoward beneath the mistletoe?

6th & 13th December - (Fully booked)

Wednesday Evening Menu

Mulled wine & festive canapés on arrival (Merry Christmas from GCR)
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Choice of
Tomato and basil soup served with served with herb croutons and a warm bread roll
Chicken liver pâté served with dressed leaves, crusty bread and Cumberland sauce
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Choice of
Traditional roast turkey served with bacon wrapped chipolatas, stuffing balls and Madeira & cranberry sauce
Braised lamb shank served with red wine gravy
Served with roast potatoes, Brussel sprouts with toasted almonds, Vichy carrots and honey roast parsnips
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Choice of
Glazed individual lemon tart served with double cream
Christmas pudding with brandy sauce
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Selection of festive cheeses with biscuit selection, celery, grapes and chutney
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Coffee accompanied with chocolate truffles

Vegetarian Options

Butternut squash half, filled with cannellini beans, mozzarella cheese, peppers & tomatoes, topped with pumpkin & sunflower seed crumb

Roast pepper stuffed with courgette, sun dried tomato cous cous and topped with feta cheese

Mediterranean casserole with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme – suitable for vegans

Booking

To check availability and to book your tickets call 01509 632323.  Please note food choices need to prebooked when making your reservation.

Our Murder Mystery performers are:

Art Deco Productions - Our Murder Mystery performers

 

 

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