Real crimes. Real stories. Real evidence.
“A unique and inventive way of educating, entertaining and engaging people with fascinating, gruesome stories of Nottingham’s history… I can’t wait for the next one” – LeftLion
The Birth Of CSI
Thursday 25 July, 6pm-8pm
New Date Added: Thursday 1 August 6pm-8pm
Several brides have drowned in the bath. A body has shown up in a trunk in Brighton. Every second lost is another life at risk – can forensics help catch the killers? Join us for a special evening dedicated to Sir Bernard Spilsbury, the ‘father of forensic science’, and discover the answer to the age-old question: “how hard is it to get away with murder?”
This event allows access to some of the forensic evidence used in Spilsbury’s most notorious cases, including Dr Crippen and Brides in the Bath. Therefore, booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
Thursday 26 September, 6pm-8pm (Sold Out)
New Date Added: Thursday 3 October 6pm-8pm
Victorian England saw the rise of Gothic fiction and a fascination with all things frightening. But not all horrors were make-believe. As night drew in, the resurrectionists would come out. Join us as we dissect one of Victorian England’s strangest crimes.
Killers, Gaolers and Buckled Shoes
Friday 1 November 6pm-8pm
Follow the story of two very different families from the 18th and 19th centuries. Learn how one family’s connection to murder and crime affected another family in their pursuit of justice. A fascinating insight into the real gaolers who worked here at the County Gaol and those they looked after.
Tickets £9 concessions* / £10 full price – booking recommended.
This event is suitable for over 18s only, proof of I.D. may be required.
Please be aware that some of the material covered may be sensitive in nature.
*concessions: over 60s and FE students
6pm – Guests arrive for a welcome drink of white/red/rose wine, a bottle of beer, soft drink or tea/coffee
6:30pm – Guest take their seats in Civil Court room for first session
7:15pm approx – Small break
7:30pm – Second session starts
8pm – Event finishes
Please note, this event is non-refundable.