Murder Mystery 2021

Murder Mystery Trains – 2021

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 £74 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 4 plots to choose from:

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 a 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, D.I Bauls will be assisting your efforts to uncover the truth.

Friday 10th & Saturday 11th September (11th fully booked)

Friday & Saturday Evening Menu

Choice of:

Mackerel Pate with Beetroot Salad

Or

Pea and Mint Soup with a Bread Roll 

Main

Maple and Balsamic Glazed Ham with Poached Peaches

Chef’s selection of Vegetables

Dessert

Profiteroles with Dark Chocolate Sauce

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Cheese and Biscuits

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Tea and Coffee with 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 holdingon to something big? Assist MI6’s top agent, Mister Ree to uncover the truth and reveal who will declare “I Spy”!

15th September, 17th September (Fully booked)

Friday Evening Menu

Choice of:

Warm Luxury Scotch Egg with Curly Kale Salad

Or

French Onion soup with a Gruyere and Garlic Crouton

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Pan fried Gressingham Duck Breast in a Grand Marnier and Orange Sauce, Gratin Dauphinoise Potatoes, turned Carrots, braised Red Cabbage
with Apples

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Salted Caramel Cheesecake served with Double Cream

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Cheese and Biscuits

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Tea and Coffee with 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?  D.I Bauls will ensure you know your brass from your elbow as you rub away to reveal the truth.

15th (fully booked), 20th October, 29th October (fully booked), 12th & 26th November (fully booked).

 

Friday Evening Menu

Starter

Choice of:

Steamed Mussels in a White Wine and Parsley Butter Sauce

or

Wild Mushroom Soup

Main

Brushed Pan fried Venison Medallions served with Pear and Pomegranate Sauce, Spring Onion Mash, Roasted Butternut Squash, sliced Green Beans

Dessert

Baked Bramley Apple Crumble served with Sauce Anglaise

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Cheese and Biscuits

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Tea and Coffee with Chocolate Mints


 

Christmas To The Sound Of The Slay Bells

It’s 1929 and it’s the time of year when families travel to visit their loved ones, but for poor Mary Unbryte, it’s a oneway 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? Or has Mary’s sister, May Yordayze been filled with the wrong kind of Christmas spirit? Fortunately, DI Bauls is on hand to help you unwrap this seasonal mystery.

1st (fully booked) and 22nd December

Evening Menu

Mulled Wine & Festive Canapés on arrival

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Choice of:

Tomato and Basil Soup served with Herb Croutons and a warm Bread Roll 

Or

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

Or

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

Or

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

 

 

Booking

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

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