The Crime Readers' Association

Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival

The Murderer's Meal poster_October 2016

The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is back this July! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our live event here in Harrogate at our home The Old Swan Hotel, and have a programme bursting with unmissable […]

CrimeCon: Festival of True Crime Comes Live to London

CrimeCon, the world’s biggest true crime festival, will once again be live and in central London this autumn: across the weekend of 25-26 September. True crime fans, starved of in-person events, will be able to meet authors, publishers, documentary makers, […]

Alibis in the Archive Online

Online: Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October Alibis in the Archive is back! Organised by award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards, former chair of the Crime Writers’ Association and recipient of the 2019 CWA Diamond Dagger, this online event hosted by Gladstone’s […]

Clapham Book Festival

Clapham Book Festival is Back! The Clapham Book Festival is back this autumn with a special celebratory day on Saturday 16 October 2021. Crime writer and CWA member Julie Anderson is a co-founder of the festival and will be leading a literary walk around […]

Crime Authors at the Yeovil Literary Festival

The Yeovil Literary Festival is running from Thurs 28 Oct to Wed 3 Nov, and as part of the festival Yeovil Library are hosting 5 amazing crime authors, including CWA member Elly Griffiths.  Tickets are £5 or £4 if you […]

Perfect Crime One-Day Festival, Liverpool

Liverpool's First Ever Crime Fiction Day Perfect Crime UK is LIVE and IN PERSON this November, and have we got a lineup for you! Ann Cleeves, creator of Vera and Shetland, will be appearing in two sessions at this all-day event […]