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Murder Mystery

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Tickets: £20 +booking fee


Murder at the Banquet
Fri, Jun 28th
Fri, Jul 5th


Murder at the Banquet: 

a Medieval Murder Mystery

Date: Fri, Jun 28th / Fri, Jul 5th

Time: Doors open at 6:30pm; Event starts 7pm
Price: £20 per person + booking fee
Venue: Houdini's After Dark, 9A Castle Way, Southampton,

SO14 2BX

The King invites you, whoever you are, to the finest banquet in the land.
Whether you’re a noble knight or a filthy peasant, you have been invited to celebrate with his majesty, in all his regal brilliance. 
The king does not like anyone to be late, so come with haste or lose your head.

Murder at the Banquet is a fully immersive experience from Enigmatic, where you will be given the task of deciphering clues and solving puzzles in order to find out who the murderer could be in a medieval setting...

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Comedy After Dark with Andrew White

Sat, Jul 6th


Tickets: £16 +booking fee

Comedy After Dark with Andrew White

📅 Date: Saturday 6th July 2024
🕖 Time: Doors swing open at 19:00, Laughs commence at 20:00 and end by 10:30.
📍 Venue: Houdini's After Dark, 9A Castle Way, Southampton, SO14 2BX

🎭 4 Dazzling Comedians: Brace yourself for an evening of uproarious entertainment featuring a handpicked ensemble of comedians, each ready to deliver their own unique brand of humour. Guiding us through the laughter is none other than Jake Young; a talented local comedian and Runner Up of the Portsmouth Guide Award.

Opening the show is Mike Cox - "Like an Everyman, if that Everyman had delicious cynicism and razor sharp wit." - Romesh Ranganathan

Mike has been performing comedy since 2011 and quickly made his mark on the comedy scene with his sharp witted observational style which saw him crowned South Coast Comedian of the Year in 2014 and the Not So New Comedian of the Year in 2022.

Headlining is Andrew ​White - viral sensation and writer for Mock The Week.

Andrew White has been described by Joe Lycett as “very exciting and very funny” and by teachers as “a pleasure to teach” (gay).

An in demand live act, Andrew works for some of the best comedy promoters and festivals in the country (Glee, Komedia, The Comedy Store Roadshow, Latitude, Standon Calling, The Boat Show, Forge Comedy Club, etc), and is a popular choice for tour support having opened for top acts like Catherine Bohart, Helen Bauer, Troy Hawke & Chloe Petts. 

Away from live work, Andrew has built up a strong online presence for his storytelling, sketches, and stand-up clips; gaining over 8million views and 1million likes on platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. His skilful writing has also seen him contribute to multiple TV and radio shows, as well as many social media campaigns for renowned brands including, Samsung, M&S, Bumble, Sky, LadBible and Adidas.

In the middle, we have local legend Matt Roseblade and Scottish Comedian of the Year Finalist Natalie Bryce!

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Private Hire


If you are looking for a stylish and exclusive venue to host a private event, After Dark cocktail bar is an excellent choice. Located in the heart of the city, this sophisticated establishment offers a unique and memorable experience for your guests. With its elegant decor, extensive drink menu, and professional staff, After Dark provides the perfect setting for any special occasion.

Private hire at After Dark allows you to have exclusive access to the entire venue, ensuring privacy and intimacy for you and your guests. Whether you are planning a birthday celebration, corporate event, engagement party, or any other gathering, the bar can accommodate your needs. The availability of private hire depends on various factors such as the date, time, and size of your event.

For more details please contact us at

Private Hire 

Friday - Sunday
£800 min spend

Monday - Thursday
£400 min spend

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