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Granite Noir 2020

February 20 - February 23

Granite Noir is back for 2020 with a huge selection of fascinating author conversations, exhibitions, local history talks, film screenings, music, workshops and more, all inspired by the incredible popularity of crime fiction in all its forms and most importantly…

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Top Crime Writers Headlining at Granite Noir

February 20 - February 23

Granite Noir Crime Book Festival in North East Scotland is back for 2020. There will be a huge selection of author conversations, exhibitions, local history talks, film screenings, music, workshops and more, all inspired by crime fiction. Aberdeen – steeped…

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World Book Night with Leslie Scase

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet the author Leslie Scase as he explores the world of late Victorian crime and punishment in this illustrated talk, bringing this fascinating era and subject alive. Leslie shares his research and how this led to writing his crime novel…

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Author Event with David Hodges: A Life of Crime

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Set in the mist-shrouded marshlands of the Somerset Levels, the first in David’s series of Crime Novels featuring feisty D.S. Kate Lewis appeared in 2011, with the latest in the series, “Poison on the Levels”, published just last month. A…

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CSI Winchester 2020

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

CSI Winchester 2020 where the cream of crime fiction meets real life crime experts. Crime authors Pauline Rowson and Graham Hurley will be debating crime fiction and crime fact with crime experts Carolyn Lovell, Research and Development Manager Forensic Capability…

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Newcastle Noir 2020

May 1 - May 3

Fast becoming one of the premier crime writing festivals in the North East of England, Newcastle Noir is now in its seventh year. Join local, national and international crime readers and writers in this celebration of all things bookishly criminal,…

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Crime Scene Investigation Workshop

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bestselling CWA member Sam Blake will be in Huddersfeld on May 17th as part of Think Forensic’s crime scene investigation workshop. Many of you will be familiar with Think Forensic from the workshops they give at Theakstons Crime Festival and…

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CrimeFest 2020

June 4 - June 7

This summer, Bristol will once again host one of the world’s leading crime fiction conventions. CRIMEFEST is for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. Drawing top crime novelists, readers, editors, publishers…

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