London's West End Pub & History Treasure Hunt - Who Pushed Molly May?, The Lamb & Flag, Friday, 01. May 2020
About this Event
16 clues to solve, 5 historic pubs to discover, 1 century-old mystery to crack!
On 1st July 1920 the controversial actress Molly May was handed the opportunity of a lifetime; to appear in a new high-budget West End musical 'The Lady of the Rose'. However the big night did not go to plan. Plagued by equipment failures, fluffed lines, and mishaps, the night was a disaster and her big moment had been ruined. Worse still, as she stormed out of the venue, she appeared to trip and fell down the grand staircase, but insisted that she had been pushed.
Was she pushed by a jealous co-star? Was she the victim of a bitter love rival? Or did she simply stumble?
Walk in the footsteps of Molly May, visit her favourite pubs, and soak up true local stories of the West End's most notorious characters as you hunt for the culprit of this infamous showbiz mystery!What to expect
Simply collect your self-guided activity booklet from The Lamb & Flag pub and begin your treasure hunt adventure. Your booklet leads you through the heart of London's 'Theatreland', as you trace the life and work of its central character, 1920's actress 'Molly May'. On your journey you will discover the West End's most iconic sights, most legendary characters and events, and visit its most famous and historic pubs.
In order to crack the century-old mystery you will need to solve 16 clues along the way to eliminate suspects, ages, roles and theatres until you are left with all the pieces you need to complete the puzzle.Pubs included:
- The Lamb & Flag - Includes 20% discount on real ale
- The Admiralty - Includes 20% discount on food & drink
- The White Hart, Drury Lane
- The Fitzroy Tavern
- The French HouseEach activity booklet contains:
- 16 clues to solve
- Packed full of true local history stories
- The life story of Molly May
- Maps and directions
- Discount vouchers for pubsDetails:
- Walking distance: 4km
- Duration: 3 hours