Abbots Barton is just 10 minutes walk from Canterbury city centre. This Gothic style hotel has the perfect atmosphere for a murder mystery dinner and has 53 bedrooms, so it is ideal if you want to stay over after the event.
We run our traditional plots at this hotel and Sherlock Holmes and Poirot will be making an appearance here.
The Reading of The Will (1920s). Our classic script. Meet a dysfunctional aristocratic family on the sad occasion of the reading of the patriarch's will. Few tears are shed as everyone wants to find out what is in it for them. Love, lust, greed, envy and all of the usual sins bubble to the surface in this tale of intrigue.
Sherlock Holmes & The Blue Majesty
Sherlock Holmes and The Blue Majesty. A local landowner has struck lucky via his shares in a diamond mine in Botswana. He writes of his good fortune to his old friend Holmes, who decides to visit him to find out more. Before he arrives his old friend is murdered, and with a dangerous criminal on the loose Canterbury look like a dangerous place to be ... just the sort of place for the world's greatest detective. Join him to solve the mystery of The Blue Majesty.
Cost £45 including a three course meal and murder.