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Join author & creator of Britain's most extraordinary home for his new annual murder mystery whodunnit.

A dozen guests will be cast as a sinister suspect in a murder linked to one of the many extraordinary times & places in the house & gardens.

This year it's 1905 and set in the magical and mystical site of Pandoro's Travelling Fayre. One of the circus performers is guilty – but there are many skeletons in the big top closet!


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F r i d a y   1 2 th   &   S a t u r d a y   1 3th   M a y   2 0 2 3

An Unforgettable
Evening of Deception & Deceit

MAY 2023 @ 18:30

The evening begins with introduction of the suspects, followed by inspection of the crime scene, evidence and accusations – all accompanied by a three-course buffet dining experience, including a full solution and award trophies for best of the night.


Come alone or with friends for wild night of deception, deceit – and murder! 



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Talliston is the perfect place for a murder mystery...

Can't wait to reveal what secrets we have in store!

John Tarrow

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THE PLOT: Murder Mystery at the Circus

It is 1905 and there has been a murder at Starlight Circus, part of the magical and wondrous Pandoro's Travelling Fayre. Become one of the theatrical suspects for a spot of super sleuthing.

FOOD & DRINK: Three-course Buffet

The evening's murder mystery will be split into various parts, and include rounds that take place over dinner. Your ticket includes a selection of food options, plus hot & cold drinks. Guests can bring other drinks as required for their evening.

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AFTER THE SHOW: Awards & Prizes!

Once we have discovered whodunnit, they'll be time to relax with fellow guests, plus vote in the awards for Best Costume, Best Acting & Best Detective. 

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T A L L I S T O N   M U R D E R   M Y S T E R Y   E V E N I N G

Star in your very own murder mystery at Talliston House & Gardens.

E V E N T   I N F O R M A T I O N
Dates: Friday 12 & Saturday 13 May 2023

Time: 18:30 --- 22:30

Venue: Talliston House & Gardens, CM6 1DU



W H A T ' S   I N C L U D E D ?
Ticket price of £45pp includes: murder mystery whodunnit with buffet dining food options, plus hot and cold drinks

D R E S S   C O D E

This is a costumed event and guests are required to dress the part of their character

G U E S T   I N F O R M A T I O N

No tickets will be issued. Just your name added to the exclusive guest list.


Full details of your character, directions and other instructions will be sent once the event is sold out, with final details sent at least two weeks prior to the event.

No food or large bags/cases may be brought into the house for this event, but guests may bring wine, beer and other drinks for the evening. 


Due to the delicate nature of the wooden floors, no high heel or stiletto shoes are to be worn. Costumes should no include glitter including shoes.


Unfortunately there is no access for disabled visitors.


For questions or more info, please call 07760 171100 or

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