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Murder Mystery | The Peculiar Demise of William Bailey

08/05/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A host and four suspects will guide party guests through a murder mystery  based on Ballarat’s shady past while a 3 course meal is served.

The Peculiar Demise of William Bailey

Located in the elegant Humffray Room at the historic Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, party guests can dress up in 1870’s costume or modern-day cocktail attire.

The story follows William Bailey, a paranoid and vain trickster from the Ballarat Goldrush era, who has just tricked the Learmonth family into selling a profitable gold mine to him…

Will you be able to catch a murderer?

There are two seperate murder mystery party investigations occurring.
Saturday May 8th – Dinner
Sunday May 23rd – Luncheon

Our sumptuous 3-course meal will include:
Rabbit terrine with cornichons and croutons (GF, DF on request)

Bacon wrapped quail with stuffed potato, greens and jus (GF, DF)

Fruit jelly trifle (GF, DF)

Vegetarian Option:
Sweet potato and rosemary soup
Vegetable galette with accompaniments

Other options including vegan will also be available, please indicate in the notes if required.

A free glass of wine is included with your ticket, and the BMI Bar will be operating.


BMI – Humffray Room
117-119 Sturt Street
Ballarat Central, VIC 3350 Australia
(03) 5331 3042
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