Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, the highly successful ABC TV series starring Essie Davis, is back with Series 3! To celebrate, Miss Fisher fans are invited to venture into the opulent 1920’s world with the Festival of Phryne, presented by Every Cloud Productions. A series of events will be held throughout Melbourne from May through to September.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has been nominated for a line up of awards, including 2014 TV Week Logie for Most Popular Drama program and ‘Gold’ Logie for Most Popular TV Personality (Essie Davis). The series, which is based on the best-selling Phryne Fisher novels by Kerry Greenwood, first aired on ABC TV in 2012, with the Third Series premiering on ABC TV last Friday evening, 8th May.
The Festival of Phryne includes a variety of events to suit all Miss Fisher tastes. Some events are selling out fast, so fans are encouraged to jump in to ensure bookings! The fabulous events include:
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition
The National Trust in association with Every Cloud Productions present Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition, a collection of costumes seen in Series Three by the exceptional costume designer, Marion Boyce. Guided tours of the exhibition are also available by the National Trust Curators. The exhibition will run until 30th September at Rippon Lea House and Gardens.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Afternoon Tea and Walking Tour
An in-depth walking tour around Melbourne’s CBD, which includes an afternoon tea, followed by a tour discovering the series’ production sites and concludes with a fabulous Miss Fisher cocktail at the Gin Palace. Tours will be held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 9th May – 25th June.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries High Tea at Labassa
The National Trust will host a glamorous afternoon tea at Labassa Mansion, including a tour of the Trust’s fashion collection by the curator. This tour will be held 23rd May, 13th June, 27th June, 1pm and 3pm.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mystery Dinner
With the first dinner already sold out, book early for the Second Mystery Murder Dinner, which will be held on Saturday 13th June at Rippon Lea. The evening will include; a series inspired performance, including an appearance from Mr Butler and a three-course dinner, with drinks.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Speakeasy Cocktail Party
The National Trust will transform the Old Melbourne Gaol into a 1920’s style Pop Up speakeasy, with drinks, food and entertainment. The party will be held on Friday 12th June at Old Melbourne Gaol.
After Dark Friday Nights
Dance the night away at the 1920’s inspired speakeasy bar at Rippon Lea House and Garden. The Miss Fisher’s Wardlow Tea Rooms will be transformed into a lounge bar with a live jazz band. The event will be held Friday 26th June and Friday 24th July.
1920’s Garden Party
Step back in time for a glamorous 1920’s inspired garden party on Saturday 12th September from 12 – 4pm at Rippon Lea Gardens. There will be games in the garden, followed by hair and makeup in the pop up 1920’s salon and concluding with a walk around the stunning Costume Exhibition.
1920’s Beauty Salon and Swing Dance Workshop
The ladies of The Distinctive Dame will teach the tricks of the trade to become a 1920’s beauty, before guests hit the dance floor with the guys and dolls fro, Swing Patrol. Two workshops are available at Rippon Lea (Beauty Salon and Swing Dance) on Saturday 18th July.
For more information and to book, please visit: http://missfisherexhibition.com.au/
Miss Fisher and the series’ award winning Costume Designer Marion Boyce have joined forces to curate a Miss Fisher inspired jewellery and fashion range based on the costumes from the series. The Miss Fisher Collection – Marion Boyce offers limited edition brooches, handbags and jewellery. The range is available in conjunction with the Costume Exhibition and available on the National Trust’s Exhibition online shop: https://missfisherscostumeexhibition.myshopify.com/
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation presents, in association with Film Victoria and Fulcrum Media Finance, an Every Cloud Production Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.