Murder, Mystery and Intrigue8 September
Morse or Miss Marple could do it. Can you?
Why not join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem as our professional actors from The Company Upfront present a new plot for 2018.
We take you on a leisurely tour of the entire line from Epping Forest to Ongar whilst you enjoy a meal as you question possible culprits! Please feel free to 'dress to impress' - the possibilities for some serious dressing up are endless.
Murder at De'ath Palace
A Murder Mystery set in the year 1918. Preparations for a ball to celebrate the Armistice are in full swing, both upstairs & downstairs. But as the night goes on will long held resentments be forgiven & secrets kept; or will murder surface at the Place of De’ath? Join the De’ath family, friends & Staff as they become enveloped in a dastardly Murder Mystery.
The event starts at North Weald from 6.30 pm where you are invited to join our cast of characters for a complementary aperitif around the station and platform areas. At around 7pm you are asked to join the characters and the murder will take place. The train will then be ready to board, you will find your reserved seats on the train and your starter will be waiting ready for you to eat. Your detective packs will be set out at your tables too. Drinks during your journey are served from our onboard Flag & Whistle Bar. Cash is preferred.
The train leaves for Epping Forest at 7.30pm prompt. Main courses are served during a longer stop at Ongar Station from 8.15pm. During the evening the characters will make their way through the train and offer opportunities for questioning and cross-examinination. From the information and mis-information they give you - are the people on your table smart enough to solve the crime. There's only one way to find out! The winning party will receive a bottle of wine!
The menus will be confirmed by the middle of February but will always include a vegetarian option and we can take account of any dietary requirements so long as you let us know. By way of example last year we served Beef Casserole, mashed potatoes and vegetables. The dessert will be ice-cream.
All seats are reserved on this train and come in groups of 4. We won't split up a group that is 4 or fewer people, but the layout of train means that it is inevitable that a group of 5, 6 or more cannot sit at the same table. In some instances you may need to share your table with people from a different party. If you would like to sit with a group that has made a booking under a different name then please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fares for this year are £49.50 per person. Just to remind you, this includes:
- Aperitif on arrival at North Weald
- Professional Murder Mystery experience provided by The Company Upfront
- Three course meal followed by tea or coffee
- All train travel between North Weald, Ongar and Epping Forest
- Free parking at North Weald Station
We think it all adds up to a fantastic night out!
Looking to book a large group? Let us know - we can reserve space for you all to sit close together and in some cases can offer a small discount. Drop us an email to email@example.com to enquire.