Murder Mystery Trains – 2018

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 £70 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 5 plots to choose from:


Full Stop Murder

The next train might be delayed – there’s a dead body in the Waiting Room! Travel writer, Miles Suppertrak has written his final chapter but which of his travelling companions is cutting short his career? Is publisher Mac Millan pressed for a deadline? Is fiancee Bree Fenn-Cownter hiding something in her dust jacket? Or is secretary, Celia Wholesupp looking for something between covers?

16th Feb, 27th April, 8th June, 10th August, 28th Sept, 16th Nov

Friday Evening Menu

White Onion Soup Gruyere Cheese and Chive Crouton

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Confit of Gressingham Duck leg with Evesham lentils and Braised Chicory
Served with Colcannon Mashed Potato, Braised red cabbage with apple, vichy carrots

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Summer fruit pudding with cassis

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Cheese and biscuits

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Coffee and chocolate mints


Murder on the Home Front

The War is over! Peace at last. But the celebrations must wait, as village busybody Evelyn Tentt has just been discovered murdered in the waiting room! Has the lovely Anna Dynn found her to be constant headache? Has wounded soldier Eamonn Phyre had enough of her probing his war wound? Perhaps local dignitary Lady Wanda Aymlessly is not as dignified as she likes to make out. Whatever the reason, DI Bauls will be assisting your efforts to uncover the truth.

30th March, 11th May, 6th July, 31st August, 19th October

Friday Evening Menu

Classic Prawn Cocktail Served with Brown Bread and Butter

Fanned Melon with Fruits of the Forest (V)

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Slow Braised Steak with Creamy Peppercorn Sauce Served with Horseradish Mash, a green Bean Medley with Herb Butter and Baton Carrots

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Individual Crème Brulee with a Shortbread Cookie

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Cheese and biscuits
Celery and grapes

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Coffee and chocolate mints


No Ration for Murder

War may be raging on the continent but back home life must go on – but not for Farmer Cyst – he’s just been found murdered on his way to market! Who could have wanted him dead? Could flirty young Dee Peat have been too hot for him to handle? Has local spiv Stanley Knyffe made him a final offer? Or has Land Army girl Molly Coddle been pulling more than just potatoes? Luckily Detective Inspector Bauls is on hand to keep you steaming ahead with you investigations.

6th April, 1st June, 2nd June (Saturday), 20th July, 14th Sept, 9th Nov

Friday Evening Menu

Roasted Vine Tomato and Olive Soup served with a Warm bread roll

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Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb served with a Red wine and Mint Gravy, Gratin Dauphinoise Potatoes, Green Bean Medley and Roasted root Vegetables

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Vanilla Cheesecake with Mango Coulis

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Cheese and biscuits

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Coffee and chocolate mints


Signal to Murder

Where has Dr. Lopping, the Railway Company representative got to? D.I. Bauls investigates another case along with Sid Siding the Stationmaster, May Bee the office girl and Mrs Bouffet-Carr, doyen of the station canteen. Keep on the right track to avoid the signal to murder at Little Hampton Station.

9th March, 4th May, 22nd June, 24th August, 12th October 

Friday Evening Menu

Potted Rabbit with Carrot and Pepper salad

French Onion Soup (V)

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Fillet of Lamb en croute red wine sauce
Pan haggerty potatoes, asparagus with melted butter, roasted onions

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Eton Mess

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Cheese and biscuits
Celery and grapes

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Coffee and chocolate mints


 


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?

5th and 12th December 

Wednesday Evening Menu

Mulled wine & festive canapés on arrival
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Choice of either
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 either
Traditional roast turkey served with bacon wrapped chipolatas, stuffing balls and Madeira & cranberry sauce
Braised lamb shank served with red wine gravy
All 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 and alternative main choice.

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

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

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

Alternative main choice: Chicken breast cooked in tomato and basil sauce

Booking

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

Our Murder Mystery performers are:

Art Deco Productions - Our Murder Mystery performers

 

 

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