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Category Archives: Literary Festivals

Institut Français du Royaume-Uni: Noir Is the Colour 2014

The Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in London has announced that the King of Crime John Harvey & Prix Goncourt Winner Pierre Lemaitre will launch Noir Is the Colour, a new … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2014 Tickets Now on Sale

Yes, from today, all individual tickets are now on sale.  Here’s the programme and you can book from there.  Some events are already sold out.  (Hardly surprising!)  But you can … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

Launch of Brighton’s Dark and Stormy Crime Festival

“Dark & Stormy is a brand new UK crime festival, serving up a wicked selection of book, film, music & theatre events. We launch in May 2014, in partnership with … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2013 – Booking Now Open

Booking is now open for the Hay Festival Winter Weekend which runs from 29 November to 1 December.  This weekend is more joyously intimate than the main festival and perhaps … Continue reading

November 1, 2013

Jo Nesbo UK and Ireland tour starts next week

Bestselling Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo will tour the UK and Ireland next week for the publication of his hotly-anticipated new Harry Hole thriller, Police, out 12th September from Harvill … Continue reading

September 7, 2013

Crime and Thriller and Other Interesting Events at the Hay Festival 2013

Crime and thriller events for Hay 2013 have a focus on the world of espionage plus there’s the return of favourite McCall Smith for another likely ‘giggle fest’.  Other events … Continue reading

April 11, 2013

Getting back to the point…

Yes, there has been the taking of some time off.  Yes, it was not really planned.  And yes, it was much needed.  Normality finally returns this weekend and the book … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 6 Comments

Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2012 Open for Booking

The Hay Festival’s Winter Weekend 2012 is now open for booking and you can find the programme here.  The nearest thing to a crime fiction event comes in the form … Continue reading

November 6, 2012

Charles Cumming wins inaugural Scottish Crime Book of the Year

The announcement came earlier today in Stirling, Scotland.  More here from The Press Association.  Find out more about the author and his work here.  For information about the first Bloody … Continue reading

September 16, 2012

Bloody Scotland

Last shout out for Bloody Scotland which starts today and runs to Sunday 16 September in Stirling.  Have fun all!  We expect pics.

September 14, 2012