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FROM THE MINDS BEHIND A MELODY FOR MURDER

3 FEB, 10 FEB, 17 FEB & 24 FEB   /   12PM & 3PM

A DISH

to DIE FOR

A LIVE-ACTION MURDER MYSTERY TREASURE HUNT THROUGH READING

Amelia Cook has been murdered. 

The newest gourmet chef sensation to arrive on
Reading's restaurant scene was launching a world-class new menu. But last night, she became the main corpse.

 

Gather a killer team of culinary detectives and find clues in a live-action puzzle hunt through Reading!

WHEN /

SAT 03 FEB
SAT 10 FEB

SAT 17 FEB

SAT 24 FEB

TIMES /

12PM & 3PM
 

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DURATION /

3 HOURS
 

TICKETS /

LOCATION /

£20.00 PP
 

READING

TOWN

CENTRE
 

 

the story

Gourmet chef sensation, Amelia Cook had whipped up a delight
with a world-class new menu for Reading. But in a professional kitchen, execution is everything. As the public tucked into her 
five-star fare, it was crunch time for Amelia. Police suspect someone had been cooking up trouble for her sudden demise.

A murderous concoction has been found at the scene of the crime,
suspicious characters ask to meet with you urgently - and despite
the tragic events that have occurred, something doesn't feel right. 

The heat is on as you race round Reading to hunt down hidden evidence, crack cryptic clues, converse with characters and catch the killer - against the clock. Give your detective pals a call and assemble 
a team of culinary super sleuths as you tuck into a dish to die for.

A Dish To Die For is a timed murder mystery treasure 
hunt that sends teams of intrepid detectives around the
streets of Reading, allowing players to discover hidden
secrets and crack the case in an intriguing new way.​
You will need a smartphone to complete some clues.  

FAQS

HOW DOES IT WORK?

YOU ARRIVE AT THE STARTING LOCATION AT YOUR CHOSEN TIME (12PM OR 3PM). WE'LL CHECK YOUR TICKETS, REGISTER YOUR TEAM NAME AND GIVE YOU AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MURDER MYSTERY.

 

ONCE YOU LEAVE THE STARTING LOCATION, YOU HAVE 2 HOURS 15 MINUTES TO EXPLORE THE AREA GATHERING EVIDENCE, SOLVING PUZZLES AND INTERACTING WITH CHARACTERS. DON'T PANIC - YOU DON'T NEED TO BE A TRAINED DETECTIVE - WE'LL GIVE YOU SOME LEADS TO BEGIN YOUR ENQUIRIES.

 

WHEN TIME IS UP, YOU HEAD TO THE FINISH LOCATION WHERE YOU'LL HAVE THE CHANCE TO REVEAL THE TRUTH TO THE AUTHORITIES - AND THEY'LL LET YOU KNOW IF YOU’VE CRACKED IT.
 

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

A CHARGED SMARTPHONE AND A PEN WILL COME IN HANDY. WE ALSO RECOMMEND SOME SENSIBLE FOOTWEAR AS YOU’LL BE OUT AND ABOUT FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS. OH, AND BRING YOUR BEST SLEUTHING SKILLS. OBVIOUSLY.

WHERE'S THE START LOCATION?

FOR NOW, IT'S A CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET. WELL IT IS A CRIME SCENE AFTER ALL. WE'LL SEND YOU

THE ALL-IMPORTANT START LOCATION VIA EMAIL ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR CHOSEN DATE.

IS THIS A TEAM GAME?

IT'S ALWAYS FUN TO PLAY AS A TEAM BUT THERE ARE NO FORMAL LIMITS ON TEAM SIZE. YOU CAN BE A SOLO SLEUTH OR A GROUP FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH.

WHAT'S 'A DISH TO DIE FOR' MOST LIKE?

IMAGINE THE CRYSTAL MAZE, SOME ESCAPE ROOM PUZZLES, A SCAVENGER HUNT, A TEAM OF LIVE ACTORS AND A MURDER MYSTERY ALL GOT TOGETHER. WITH A TIMER. THAT. IT'S PRETTY DAMN FUN.

I RECOGNISE YOU... HAVE YOU DONE THIS BEFORE?

DAMN STRAIGHT WE HAVE! OUR ROOKIE DETECTIVES SCOURED THE STREETS IN 2017 TO SOLVE THE CASES OF #WHOKILLEDJACKDIAMOND & #WHOKILLEDSTELLACHORDSEE VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE.

CAN WE BOOK THIS FOR TEAM BUILDING OR CORPORATE EVENTS?

YOU CERTAINLY CAN - DROP US A LINE AND WE'LL SORT SOMETHING OUT THAT SCOTLAND YARD WOULD BE PROUD OF! PLEASE EMAIL CORPORATE@ADISHTODIEFOR.COM

I'M A JOURNALIST - DO YOU HAVE A PRESS AREA?

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