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Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 20-23 July 2017 | Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | home of crime The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 15th year, celebrates the very best in crime fiction at the magnificent Old Swan Hotel each July. The Festival is a firm date in the literary calendar and has achieved international acclaim for the programming, organisation and atmosphere. “The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival is the best in the world – and I know, because I’ve done all of them” – Lee Child, author 2017’s Programming Chair Elly Griffiths has put together a world-class programme of events, including titans of the genre Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Kathy Reichs, Stuart MacBride, Peter May and Arne Dahl as well as an exclusive Vera TV event with Ann Cleeves, actors Brenda Blethyn and Kenny Doughty and BBC’s Steph McGovern. For details and tickets:

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