Murder Mystery is on the Menu at The Old Palace

News Release

13th January 2014

The Old Palace hotel in Lincoln is inviting guests to turn detective when it hosts its very first murder mystery evening.

On 25th January 2014, the hotel will travel back in time to the year 1570 and guests to will be encouraged to dress in Elizabethan attire.

The scene of the crime will be an Elizabethan dinner party which will get under way at 7pm with a drinks reception followed by a delicious three-course meal.

Professional actors will play the roles of the murderer and the victim and the dinner guests will be invited to test their sleuthing skills and work out whodunit!

Sonja Brockman, Manager of The Old Palace, said it promises to be an evening of murder, mystery and suspense.

“We’re really looking forward to hosting our very first murder mystery event,” said Sonja.

“The Old Palace is the perfect backdrop as it’s a very historic building dating back to Georgian times and is steeped is elegance and grandeur.

“Following the success of the open air theatre productions we hosted last year we’re keen to offer more of these type of events to both hotel guests and local residents.”

Tickets for the murder mystery cost £45 per person and guests can also enjoy an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious and well appointed bedrooms and a delicious full English breakfast the following morning.

Prices for the murder mystery package, which include attendance to the event and an overnight stay with breakfast, start from £120. For further information please visit www.theoldpalace.org or call 01522 580 000.

Kate Strawson
Shooting Star PR
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kate@shootingstar-pr.co.uk
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t: @KateStrawson

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The Old Palace was built next to the site of the Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace, which was the administrative centre of the largest diocese in medieval England, in three phases between 1720 and 1885.
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The ruins of the Medieval Bishops’ Palace are separate from The Old Palace itself and are managed by English Heritage on a guardianship lease from the Diocese of Lincoln.
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Once home to the bishops of Lincoln, The Old Palace is now a luxury hotel, restaurant and conference centre offering 32 beautifully decorated rooms in the main building and the adjacent Old Palace Lodge – a former Victorian church which recently been converted.
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The Old Palace is one of only two Lincolnshire hotels chosen to be included in the 2013 Condé Nast Johansens Recommended Small Hotels, Inns & Restaurants Guide.
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We’re really looking forward to hosting our very first murder mystery event. The Old Palace is the perfect backdrop as it’s a very historic building dating back to Georgian times and is steeped is elegance and grandeur.
The Old Palace Manager Sonja Brockman