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Crime in the North East Festival

February 22 - February 23

  22 & 23 February 2019 Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts, Newcastle University.   Whodunnit? NCLA in the frame for crime fiction festival. One of the most popular and intriguing forms of fiction comes under suspicion at Newcastle University…

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Edinburgh Drama Explores the Holmes–Watson Dynamic

February 25 @ 6:45 pm - February 27 @ 12:00 am

A new play by David Stuart Davies, a recognised authority on Sherlock Holmes, is set to wow audiences at the Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh on 25–27 February and 1-3 March 3 at 6.45pm. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning is far…

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Dial Medicine For Murder

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Dial Medicine for Murder is the story and juxtaposition of the two most notorious British physicians of the 20th Century, Dr Harold Shipman and Dr John Bodkin Adams. Comparing and contrasting the background, arrest, trial, legacy and psychopathology of both…

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Noireland Crime Writing Festival

March 8 - March 10

Belfast’s international crime fiction festival takes place at the Europa Hotel, Belfast on 8–10 March 2019 with a line-up to die for: Anthony Horowitz, Belinda Bauer, CWA Gold Dagger 2018 winner Steve Cavanagh, Costa winner Stuart Turton, and CWA 2017…

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London Book Fair Author HQ Seminar Programme

March 12 - March 14

Featuring authors, literary agents, and publishers, all gathered at the biggest publishing event in the UK, the programme is an invaluable opportunity for aspiring writers to learn how to get their work published. Keynote speakers include:  international bestselling author Damien…

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Kate Ellis at Warrington Library

March 13 @ 7:00 pm

Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She is now married with two grown up sons and lives in North Cheshire. She worked in teaching, marketing and accountancy, none of which she particularly…

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Crime Writing Course with Claire McGowan

March 23 @ 10:30 am - March 24 @ 4:30 pm

Spread the Word, London’s literature and writer development agency, are thrilled that Claire McGowan will be running an intensive weekend course on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March at Ideas Store, Whitechapel, London E1 1BU. The weekend masterclass will teach…

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Murder Mystery evening at Norton Priory Museum

June 11 @ 7:00 pm

Kate Ellis will be presenting a Murder Mystery evening at Norton Priory Museum. Kate has written twenty two novels featuring black archaeology graduate, DI Wesley Peterson and his Liverpool-born boss DCI Gerry Heffernan and five crime novels with a supernatural twist…

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