27 Nov, 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Dec

We Wish You a Merry Murder 

It’s 1927. The roaring twenties show no sign of slowing down. A dazzling Christmas party is taking place in Nottingham’s Shire Hall, hosted by movie star, Frankie Faulkner. Guests include a renowned psychic medium, a retired colonel, and the best private investigator in the world. Personalities will clash. There’s bound to be trouble… even murder!

Do you have the wits to discover who the murderer is... or will they walk free?

Join this evening of intrigue, accusations and suspicion – complete with cocktails and laughter.

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We wish you a merry murder
We wish you a merry murder


Tickets £42.99 per person including:

* Three course Christmas meal

* Arrival fizz cocktail or mocktail

* Costumed murder mystery event


Saturday 27 November
Friday 3 December
Saturday 4 December
Friday 10 December
Saturday 11 December
Thursday 16 December
Friday 17 December
Saturday 18 December

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Your evening

Arrive 6.30pm to 7.00pm for a cocktail. Doors close promptly 7.15pm.

You will then be ushered into our grand courtroom for the murder mystery event. Something unexpected has happened and you must tour the museum, looking for clues. You will interview suspects in different locations to track down the murderer.

Your Christmas meal is served from 8.30pm.

You can mull over the crime throughout dinner to complete your sleuth pack. This is handed in before the big ‘whodunnit reveal’ in our courtroom.

The evening concludes promptly 10.30pm.

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Over 18s only.

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

Should the event need to be cancelled due to a change in government guidance on Covid 19, guests will be able to a) transfer their ticket to a later date or b) request a full refund.

For more information or for large groups or parties please email hospitality@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 952 0555