A roaring good time: Leona Lewis goes back to the 1920s for murder mystery-themed 27th birthday party
20:28 GMT, 1 April 2012
Leona Lewis made sure her 27th birthday was one to remember this weekend with a 1920s-themed Murder Mystery bash.
The former X Factor star hired a country house in a mystery location outside London on Saturday – ahead of her actual birthday on Tuesday.
In a series of photos posted on Twitter by the singer and her friends, Lewis looked stunning in a fringed dress and beaded headpiece.
Birthday girl: Singer Leona Lewis cuddles up to Kiss FM DJ Manny Norte at her murder mystery-themed party
Among the guests were her family, boyfriend Denis Jaunch and former Sugababe Keisha Buchanan.
Buchanan, who is rumoured to be reuniting with the original Sugababes Siobhan Donaghy and Mutya Buena, opted for a fringed red dress, matching headband and gloves.
While German dancer Jaunch, 23, looked ready for safari in his vintage explorers costume.
It was the butler in the library! The singer was joined at the party by her boyfriend Dennis Jaunch and ex-Sugababe Keisha Buchanan
Providing the entertainment was Kiss FM DJ Manny Norte, who updated his followers with party anecdotes.
The birthday girl herself uploaded a photo with her mother Maria and brothers Bradley and Kyle, entitled 'Gangsta fam'.
Buchanan joined Lewis on Friday night to start the festivities early, before they were joined by a larger crowd for the Saturday night party.
The former Sugababe tweeted: 'Last night was so much fun! I feel like I'm in the middle of Murder She Wrote and the movie Pride & Prejudice! Let the antics 4 2nite
'Gangsta fam': Leona was joined by her mother Maria and brothers Kyle and Bradley
'This murder mystery weekend has been amazing! Every1 in 1920s get up dancing 2 the latest jams!'
She uploaded a photo of herself with Lewis and Jaunch, writing: 'Happy Bday Leona loveee you.'
Describign the party venue, DJ Norte wrote on his Twitter: 'Leona Lewis Birthday party in some HUGE vintage mansion in the STICKS & all they askin is WHO'S THE DJ!! Oh boy…
'You know Professor Xavier's mansion
in the X-Men Yeah well Leona had her birthday party in something like
that but probably bigger!
Party girls: Buchanan poses with two girlfriends during the party
'I've played at MANY a namebrand party but this location might top em all. Whole theme was a murder mystery! Great stuff it was…
'Every1 was dressed in 1920s attire! She even had all the posh waiters! I thought i was in a movie! #LeonaBirthdayParty.
'Was a pleasure playing for her! LOVELY lady i might add too.'
Meanwhile, Lewis is currently working on her third studio album Glassheart, due for release in November 2012.