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Murder Mystery Nights at The Fitz

What a night: A tailor-made murder mystery at The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast is perfect for corporate team building, anniversaries, birthdays, and hen or stag parties.

It’s one of the more unusual things to do in Belfast, but it’s really good fun. There’s lots of choice here – from a medieval mystery to investigate or a James Bond style adventure.

It all starts in the Boardroom which is the murder scene. If you’ve never seen it, this is a really impressive room suspended above the lobby with a glass wall and its own lounge area.

Up to 22 people sit down to dinner and are given a list of characters, each with detailed background personalities. Four professional actors join you for dinner as they play different roles and mingle with guests with scenes acted out between courses. You and your fellow guests can pick up clues as dinner progresses, establishing a motive and solving the mystery by the end of the night.

Murder Mystery Themes

1. Diamond Eye (007 Theme)

You’ll be a guest at the famous Casino Regale Hotel trying to uncover who killed 008 before they strike again. Of course, you must dress to kill.

2. Take a chance on Murder (ABBA Theme)

Mamma Mia!! Suzie ‘Agnetha’ Starr, member of the Abba tribute band, ‘Abbadabbado’ has been found dead in her dressing room. The cause of death is as yet unknown but foul play is suspected. Murder, it seems, is the name of the game!

3. The Great Gatsby (1920s Theme)

The year is 1922 and you are in New York – a gangster’s paradise. You are about to meet some intriguing and shady characters so be sure to take notes on everything you hear because there is no doubt that something sensational will happen tonight!

4. Transgressions aboard Titanic (Titanic Theme)

There’s been a murder on the doomed maiden voyage of the world’s most famous liner – can you solve it before time runs out for them all?

5. Death at Deadwood (Wild West Adventure)

The year is 1875. Thank you for agreeing to assist with the investigation into the death of Cherokee Indian, Black Beaver, wife of former Sheriff Hank Ketchum, who was tragically killed earlier today in Deadwood, North Dakota.

6.  The Wake (Spooky 1900s Theme)

It is the early 1900’s and everyone is gathered together at the wake of Miss Dorothy Anderson, a local business woman; her betrothed, Mr John Ritchie is greeting mourners on this terribly sad occasion. However, events will take an even more sinister turn when a gruesome and despicable murder is committed!

7. Death of a Diva (Hollywood 1940s Theme)

Hollywood is synonymous with scandal, corruption and tragedy. On this night, you’ll investigate the terrible murder of famous 1940’s Hollywood actress, Hetty D’Ivas, in town to perform at the Grand Opera House.

8. A Rock ‘N’ Roll Murder (1950’s musical theme)
The year is 1958; The Northern Ireland football team has made it to the World Cup semi-finals. The 1956 film Rock Around the Clock had heralded the era of the ‘teenager’ with teddy boys dominating the high street, and swingers, gangs, bryl cream, net petticoats and rebels without a cause all making the headlines!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q.How many people can attend?

We require minimum numbers of 14 guests/maximum numbers of 22.

Q.How long does the event last?

Three to four hours (depending on group size).

Q.How much does it cost?

For non-residents, The Murder Mystery event costs from £90 per person which includes:

  • A welcome drink on arrival
  • 4 course evening meal (to include tea/coffee)
  • Complimentary room hire of the Private Dining room
  • The Murder Mystery Package of your choice

Special pricing is available for overnight guests. Please let us know at the time of enquiry if you require group accommodation.

Terms and conditions: We need a minimum of 14 people and maximum numbers of 22. To confirm we require a deposit of £20 per person. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance will be payable in full before the evening and final numbers must be confirmed 48 hours in advance.

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