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Murder Mystery Dinner - Saturday 28th April 2018


Ansty Hall Hotel
Ansty, Warwickshire

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Event Type: Dinner  Event Type Info
Plot: Back From The Dead
£55 per person - Dinner  Dinner Price Info
£112.50 per person - Dinner & 1 Night Stay 1 Night Price Info
£167.50 per person - Dinner & 2 Night Stay  2 Night Price Info

Single Room supplements apply (£40 per person if staying 1 night or £80 if staying 2 nights)
The second night of a 2 night stay is on a bed and breakfast basis
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This event is a murder mystery evening. The murder mystery lasts over the course of the dinner and you can choose between attending just the dinner or staying over and making a weekend of it (click on the "Plot Details" tab above for information about the story).

For more details about how our evening events work see the Evening FAQ page

About the hotel:
The AA four star Macdonald Ansty Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house dating back to 1678. Set in 8 acres of grounds, the hotel overlooks the rolling Warwickshire countryside. Although only minutes from major motorways, hustle and bustle seems a world away from this peaceful haven.

For more information about the hotel and photos click on the "Hotel Info" tab above.
This event is a murder mystery evening. The murder mystery lasts over the course of the dinner and you can choose between attending just the dinner or staying over and making a weekend of it (click on the "Plot Details" tab above for information about the story).

For more details about how our evening events work see the Evening FAQ page

About the hotel:
The AA four star Macdonald Ansty Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house dating back to 1678. Set in 8 acres of grounds, the hotel overlooks the rolling Warwickshire countryside. Although only minutes from major motorways, hustle and bustle seems a world away from this peaceful haven.

For more information about the hotel and photos click on the "Hotel Info" tab above.
Back From The Dead
Back From The Dead 

Alec Benson is on the come-back trail. The celebrity baker is embarking on a series of talks around the country to publicise his forthcoming book. After his rather public fall from grace and subsequent split from his wife, Zara, Alec is going to have to work hard to restore his reputation to its former glory. However, he has always prided himself on his winning charm and he is confident he can by-pass the tabloids and engage directly with his remaining fans. This tour provides him with an excellent chance to return from disgrace - as long as no one else has a reason to stop him...

Ansty Hall Hotel

Main Road, Ansty, COVENTRY, West Midlands CV7 9HZ
Tel: 0844 879 9031     Please note the venue will not be able to help with bookings for this event.

For more information about the hotel please visit their web site

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The AA four star Macdonald Ansty Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house dating back to 1678. Set in 8 acres of grounds, the hotel overlooks the rolling Warwickshire countryside. Although only minutes from major motorways, hustle and bustle seems a world away from this peaceful haven.
The AA four star Macdonald Ansty Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house dating back to 1678. Set in 8 acres of grounds, the hotel overlooks the rolling Warwickshire countryside. Although only minutes from major motorways, hustle and bustle seems a world away from this peaceful haven.
Occupying an old manor house site, the present-day Ansty Hall was built in the latter part of the 17th Century by Richard Tayler. A staunch Parliamentarian, Tayler took advantage of Cromwell's rule. When Cromwell came to power, all land owned by the church and the Monarchy were confiscated and sold to those who could afford it. When Cromwell was defeated and Charles II gained the throne, Ansty and all the surrounding area was taken back by the Monarchy and given to the church, without so much of a penny in compensation for Tayler. Tayler only resumed tenancy of the estate after spending six months in prison and proving his loyalty to the church and crown.

There are many questions surrounding Richard Tayler's history. Even after proving his loyalty to the crown and church, did Tayler still hold Cromwell's ideals? Why, when Tayler had so much land did he build the house so close to the church? The present front of the house was actually originally the back, which would have meant that the main drive to the hall would have come past the graveyard of the church.

The tenancy of Ansty Hall remained in the main line of the Tayler family until 1799, when the last of the Taylers, Edward Tayler, died. The estate then reverted through the female line to Simon Adams.

Although the Adams family lived in such a grand house, they were not a wealthy family. All male members found themselves joining the church, the military or (if they were lucky) marrying a wealthy heiress. Some of the Adams family were actually clergy to the church behind the hall. Of all the men that joined the military the highest ranking was Sir Henry Adams, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General. Sir Henry actually died in 1854 from wounds received in the Crimean War. The bell tower with its inscription was erected in his honour by his grieving widow.

With houses this old many stories emerge, some true, some not so true, and this house is no exception. There are many different stories, especially of the supernatural variety. Sir Henry Adams has been sighted many times in the hall and also in the grounds - a man in his late thirties with a moustache and wearing a blue uniform...
* Historic country house charm
* 8 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens
* Award-winning restaurant onsite
* Golf courses nearby
* WiFi throughout
The facilities available in each bedroom include:

Classic rooms:
* Tea & Coffee
* Iron & Ironing Board
* Hairdryer
* Satellite TV
* Internet access

Main House Rooms (Executive and Feature Rooms, plus Suites) include the above, plus:
* Period features
* Robe and Slippers
* Safe
* Fridge

There are also some accessible rooms at the hotel, with handrails, widened doors, lowered baths and switches, and alarm facilities.
The following attractions are all nearby:

* Warwick Castle
* Historic City Of Coventry
* Leamington Spa
* Bull Ring, Birmingham
* Richo Arena
* NEC
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Bar open: 7:00pm
Murder mystery start: 7:30pm
Dinner served: 8:00pm
End time: 11:00pm (approximately)

If you are staying overnight you can check in from 2:00pm on your day of arrival and check out by 11:00am on your day of departure.

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