Saturday 24 August 2024, 7pm

Cocktails and Crime: Dead to Writes

Tickets £24.99

Celebrated mystery writer Athene Olivier is launching her first novel in over a decade at Nottingham’s Shire Hall. Drinks are flowing as the guests eagerly await a special reading from the author herself when a body is discovered. 

Key suspects include Mrs Olivier’s special guests. Do you have the wits to take this 1950s’ whodunnit from page to proven guilty?

Play detectives, interview the suspects and find the clues to catch the culprit.

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Please note that this is a repeat theme from February 2024.

Book Tickets


Tickets £24.99 per person including:

  • Arrival cocktail or mocktail
  • Murder mystery event


Doors open at 7pm, and close at 7.45pm.

The event starts at 8pm sharp.

The evening is expected to conclude around 10pm

Please note, tickets are non-refundable.

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Over 18s only.

Due to the historic nature of the building not all areas of the museum are fully accessible. Please contact to discuss further.

Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring a coat as it gets a little cold in the prison which is part of the museum tour.

Fancy dress encouraged however not essential

Photo is for illustrative purposes only and cast is subject to change

Tickets are non-refundable. See our full terms and conditions here.

For more information or for large groups or parties please email or call 0115 952 0555