Post Tagged with: "Murder Mystery"

Help solve the murder of Lord Elpus!

Poor old Lord Elpus is dead!  Here’s what we know so far: Lord Elpus is a wealthy wine merchant, who was due to attend a Wine Tasting session in a hotel last night.  When he failed to appear, staff forcibly entered his hotel room and discovered his body on the floor. The police are not sure how he died but the ...

When being under pressure is fun (and useful)

It seems that my close friends and family really do know me well when it comes to buying gifts.  I wrote last year about my amazing experience with ‘A Murder to Die For’, and this year my friends came up trumps with a surprise visit to Sherlock, the Game is Now. You may or may not know that I’ve recently develop...

Our Secret to Successful Engagement in Team Building

Murder Mystery? Understandably, most people I meet have only ever encountered the world of murder mystery in a party environment, sitting round a dinner table trying to fathom the complicated instructions from a box set through a haze of wine.  Therefore, it can be difficult to imagine how on earth the format can, for...

5 reasons why murder mysteries are an effective team building activity

How does team building help in a business context?  Specifically, why use murder mysteries as the basis of your team building?  Our slide share takes a look at 5 of the main reasons why. 5 Reasons why Murder Mysteries make an Effective Teambuilding Activity from Helen Saxton ...

6 Skills a Murder Mystery activity will boost

It’s not always clear to see what the benefits of Team Building can be, so here we’ve taken a look at just 6 of the key skills which can be boosted by a murder mystery team building event. New-Infographic-1 ...

A Murder to Die For

Did you get a set of pants for Christmas that you didn’t really want?  Not me! It’s no surprise that as we get older, we become increasingly difficult to buy presents for, and a great number of my friends and family are now buying an experience for their loved ones, rather than wasting money on some unwanted under...

What’s in a Name?

Now I’m not claiming to be the next Eddie Izzard (although that would be great, wouldn’t it?!) but one of the most important things affecting my well-being is the ability to laugh, and to make others laugh. We know all the scientific stuff about releasing feel-good chemicals, and we know without being told that i...

How can Agatha Christie help your workplace skills?

Valuable learning outcomes from team building – what’s that got to do with Agatha Christie?! I love quizzes, and whenever I get the chance to join in with one I always like to gather a trusted team together, whom we have named Agatha Quizteam – a tenuous link to the queen of crime herself but nonetheles...

Spotlight on….Grace Quirrel

Last month we met the walking cliche Lord Harry Stockressy and discovered how important his characteristics can be in engaging our super sleuth audiences.  The same can also be said when we deliberately mislead our guests in the the physical appearance of our characters, keeping our detectives on their toes and buildi...

Murder in the Dark

I’ve often been heard to announce that I ‘love a good murder’, sometimes to strange looks from people who don’t know me well.  It’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot recently; where did this lifelong interest in all things murderous begin?  Does it stem from the games of Mu...