Harry Potter Murder Mystery at Hinterland Festival

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s murder mystery!

Put your detective skills to the test at this Harry Potter murder mystery.
On the eve of his 40th birthday, The Boy Who Lived is launching his tell-all autobiography at a drinks reception in Flourish and Blotts. Many in the wizarding community fear for Potter’s safety, given the confidential information the disenchanted auror will make public.

You are invited to celebrate the life of the Boy Who Lived, as once again he faces immense danger.

Date: Sunday, 30th June 2019

Time: 19:30 – 20:30

Location: Kells Library, Maudlin Rd, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland aka Flourish & Blotts, Diagon Alley

Tickets: Free of charge!

How do I get my part?

Before Friday 28th June

  1. Book online at https://litcrawlkells2019.sched.com/event/PCtQ
  2. Email fionamsherlock@gmail.com to say you have booked. Please stipulate the number of people in your party, and each person’s name and age. You can also request a specific character from the below cast list. You will receive your character script by Friday 28th June but may request it earlier.

On the night

If you don’t email or book online and come to the event without a ticket, you will be welcome to take part as a background character. You will receive this at the door once you have been sorted by the Sorting Hat.

Should I dress up? Yes please do! Costumes are absolutely encouraged and we will be awarding a prize for the best dressed on the night.

What is the event for? LitCrawl is the name for a series of pop-up literary events which take place as part of the Hinterland Festival of Literature and the Arts, in Kells, Co Meath, Ireland.

Read more about LitCrawl.

Cast list:

Harry Potter

Ron Weasley
Hermione Granger
Bellatrix Lestrange
Voldemort
Mrs Figg
Mad Eye Moody
Peeves
Luna Lovegood
Sybill Trelawney
Dolores Umbridge
Rita Skeeter
Severus Snape
Moaning Myrtle
Gilderoy Lockhart
Hagrid
Molly Weasley

NB
Players of these characters must be over 16

Is this event suitable for children? 
This event is suitable for children aged 15+

Do I need to have read Harry Potter?
No! It does help but these parts are scripted.

What is a murder mystery?

Murder mystery games are generally party games wherein one of the partygoers is secretly playing a murderer, and the other attendees must determine who among them is the criminal. Our games are scripted so that all guests can play the game but interactive enough so that your guests can relax and have fun.

About the Organiser

Fiona Sherlock is a crime writer and poet who runs an online shop selling printable kits for murder mystery parties, Bespoke Murder Mystery

This is her second appearance at LitCrawl, after reading from her debut thriller, Dark Green, in 2018.

Main author website: www.fionasherlock.com

Instagram / Twitter: FionaSherlock

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