Midsummer Murder Mystery

A Summer Whodunit for anyone with balls!

Ashes to Ashes Murdsery Mystery

A moneypenny murdery mystery

Join us on the field of conflict for a hilarious modern day Midsummer Murder Mystery that will have you crying over your googlies and weeping over your wickets. It’ll be a battle for survival as the local titans of Sunday league cricket take on the “cucumber munchers” in a match to the death!

Don’t take your eye off the ball

Fancy Dress Idea/Suggestion (*): Cricket, Umpires, Fans



Smoked gammon and parsley terrine, piccalilli


Pan roast breast of free range chicken, celeriac dauphinoise, tarragon mushrooms, red wine jus


Buttermilk parfait, pink grapefruit, honeycomb


Scene of the Crime: Wivenhoe House, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3FA

Friday 7 July 2017 (arrival at 7.00pm)


£42.50 per detective includes three course Meal & Murder!

How to purchase tickets:

Tickets are available via Wivenhoe House reception:


Terms and conditions

Seating for the event will be on shared tables of 10. Overnight stay includes two tickets for the event, overnight accommodation and full English breakfast.


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our team will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.