The Crime Writers’ Association

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate

The crime writing industry’s self-appointed Annual General Meeting, with a twist, return 21-24 July! Known as the friendliest festival with its feet firmly on Yorkshire ground, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival guarantees thrills, and a few spills at the hotel bar, as thousands descend for one, long summer weekend.

‘King of the police procedural’ Peter James, who recently won the Crime Writers’ Association’s highest honour, the CWA Diamond Dagger award, takes the helm as Programming Chair. Grab a pint of Yorkshire’s finest ale, and dip into an intoxicating mix of comedy, heated debate and scintillating socialising. Heading to Harrogate for the 14th festival are Jeffery Deaver, Martina Cole, Linwood Barclay, Tess Gerritsen, Val McDermid and Gerald Seymour.

Be inspired and join in the drama at Agatha Christie’s old haunt, the luxurious Old Swan Hotel, where up to 90 authors will gather for the weekend.

To view the programme in full click here

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