The Somerset Victorian stately home of Orchardleigh House formed the perfect backdrop for a weekend of murder mystery and suspense provided by 1st call murder mystery.
Just a stone’s throw from Frome Somerset this elegant venue played host to the annual parish council meeting and
dinner of West Orchardleigh 1937, but this was never going to be an uneventful dinner!
The sleepy village had been in turmoil since the sudden and unexplained death of the widow Rose Stimper.
She had left a large sum of money in her will and had given strict instructions that at the dinner the village should decide how best to use the money,” for the good of the village. ” Various notable members of the community put their ideas forward including the local vicar and country squire but it was soon apparent that one of the assembled guests would do anything to get the money, even murder! Indeed by the end of the night, there had been two terrible deaths.
Eventually, the villain was apprehended by P.C Bailey enabling guests to travel home safely and return “If they dare ” to the next 1st call murder mystery at Orchardleigh House on the 13th July.