FROM THE MINDS BEHIND A SHOT IN THE SADDLE
28 JULY, 4 AUGUST & 11 AUGUST / 12PM & 3PM
TO A KILL
A LIVE-ACTION MURDER MYSTERY TREASURE HUNT THROUGH READING
Beau Kay has been murdered.
The celebrity supermodel was getting hitched in
Reading. But while she was rehearsing the vows for her big day, someone else tied the knot - around her neck.
Gather a killer team of intrepid detectives and find
clues in a live-action puzzle hunt through Reading!
SAT 28 JUL
SAT 04 AUG
SAT 11 AUG
12PM & 3PM
Celebrity supermodel, Beau Kay promised the world that her
wedding would be unforgettable. But last night, as she practised the vows for her big day, someone else tied the knot - around her neck.
Till death do us part has never been more apt.
The world is in shock, the groom has disappeared and despite the dastardly events that have occurred, not a single member of the
of the wedding party seems to be even the slightest bit upset.
Save the date and race round Reading to find hidden evidence,
crack cryptic clues and converse with characters - against the clock.
Give your detective pals a call and assemble a team of super sleuths
to catch the killer and get back to the church on time.
A Vow To A Kill 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.
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 10 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 VOW TO A KILL' 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?
OH YES WE HAVE! OUR ROOKIE DETECTIVES HAVE SOLVED THE CASES OF WHO KILLED JACK DIAMOND, STELLA CHORD, AMELIA COOK AND GIDEON UPP. SEE OUR VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE.
THERE AREN'T ENOUGH TICKETS LEFT - CAN YOU HELP?
EACH SLOT HAS A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS, BUT WE KEEP A HANDFUL OF TICKETS OFF-SALE IN CASE SAY, YOU'RE A GROUP OF 4 BUT ONLY 3 TICKETS ARE LEFT. DROP US A LINE AND WE'LL SORT IT!
I CAN'T MAKE IT - WHAT DO I DO?
GIVE US A SHOUT AND WHERE POSSIBLE, WE'LL TRY OUR HARDEST TO RESCHEDULE YOU TO ANOTHER DATE. AS THIS IS A LIVE EVENT, REFUNDS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IF THE EVENT ITSELF IS CANCELLED.
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@AVOWTOAKILL.COM
I'M A JOURNALIST - DO YOU HAVE A PRESS AREA?
HELLO YOU! WE DO! PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR PRESS AREA. IT'S GOT AN IMAGE BANK, PRESS RELEASES, EMBEDDABLE VIDEOS AND OODLES OF DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT.
WAIT - I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION
NO PROBLEM - DROP US AN EMAIL HELP@AVOWTOAKILL.COM AND WE'LL REPLY RIGHT AWAY, OR IF YOU'RE FEELING SOCIAL-MEDIA-SAVVY, HIT THE BUTTON BELOW TO START AN INSTANT LIVE CHAT.