1920s Murder Mystery | Hemsworth Estate

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1920s Murder Mystery

10 August at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free – $95.00

Beware! A Murder Mystery is about to occur at Hemsworth Estate…

The esteemed ladies of Hemsworth Estate invite you to celebrate the Engagement of Miss Diana Guinness and Captain Doug Wallace on Saturday 10th August of the year 1924 in an intimate soiree.
But watch out! Not all is well in the Guinness Family. Discover secrets, lies and a lavish party to die for in the 1911 Homestead only 10 minutes from Ashburton, and 1 hour from Christchurch.
This 1920s themed Murder Mystery is not your usual suspects, we’ve thrown out the scripts in favour of each guest receiving unique clues to be revealed throughout the night. Complete with roving trays of canapés, a welcome cocktail or mocktail upon arrival, and self service of tea, coffee and lemonade to keep your wits sharp, this is an evening to remember…
Come dressed as one of 1920 society’s most notorious guests as we throw an Engagement Party no-one will forget..
Your Murder Mystery Ticket includes:
  • A unique character and selection of clues only you know upon arrival.
  • Explore the Homestead’s many rooms to discover the evening’s events.
  • An assortment of Canapés served throughout the night.
  • Self-service of tea, coffee and lemonade.
  • One hand-crafted themed Mocktail or Cocktail per ticket
  • An incredible night of entertainment and fun without the pressure of scripts and specific costumes.
Only 25 tickets available. Book now to ensure you don’t miss out.
Presale Tickets available until June 30th.
Presale Tickets – $75 per person
Standard Tickets – $95 per person
What do guests say about themed events at Hemsworth Estate?
Wow, just wow. Went to a Bridgerton style ball at Hemsworth and could not believe how good it was. Would rate any event put on by the team at Hemsworth Estate. Have to experience it to believe it. Keep up the amazing work!! – David Hines
“Amazing spring garden party, with delicious nibbles, fabulous bespoke cocktails, lawn games, and fabulous people just a few short minutes from downtown Ashburton.” – Dean McRobbie
The Schedule of Events:
6:00pm – Arrival at Hemsworth Estate, time to enjoy your cocktail and open your character information.
6:30pm – The hosted evening begins
During – Exploration of the many rooms of the estate, including a “shocking event” and discovery of the culprit…
Between 9:00 and 9:30pm – Expected conclusion of the evening
Event Information:
Dietary Requirements are welcome with advanced notice, please include this information with your booking.
By purchasing tickets, you agree to our terms and conditions.
This event is made for a mature audience.
Have questions about this event? We would be happy to answer them. Please contact us, or check out our FAQ.


10 August
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free – $95.00


Hemsworth Estate
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Hemsworth Estate
356 Beach Road East
Ashburton, 7777 New Zealand
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