May
18
Thu
Crimefest @ Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
May 18 – May 21 all-day

Squad members appearing: Martin Edwards, Ann Cleeves and Kate Ellis

Crime Panel, Letchworth @ David's Bookshop
May 18 @ 7:30 pm

Crime Panel: Ann Cleeves, Sharon Bolton and Elly Griffiths In Conversation with Crime Fiction Critic Jake Kerridge
Tickets £6, with discounts of the authors’ books on the evening, available by calling in or by ringing the shop on 01462684631.

May
26
Fri
Ann Cleeves at HeadRead Literary Festival, Tallinn @ Estonian Writers’ Union
May 26 @ 3:00 pm

Ann Cleeves at the Headread Literary Festival in Tallinn, Estonia.

Jun
9
Fri
Martin Edwards hosts Alibis in the Archives @ Gladstone’s Library
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day

Martin Edwards will be hosting this new event to celebrate the establishment of the CWA and Detection Club archives; Ann Cleeves and Kate Ellis also attending.

Jun
15
Thu
Cath Staincliffe @ Insight Institute
Jun 15 @ 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Does restorative justice have a role in responding to homicide?

True life and fictional perspectives.

See http://www.scottishinsight.ac.uk/Programmes/Learningfromotherplaces/RestorativeJustice.aspx

Jun
17
Sat
Martin Edwards: Bodies from the Library @ British Library
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Whether you’re a fan of Agatha Christie and her contemporaries or want to discover forgotten authors from the period, celebrate the golden age of detective fiction with an engaging programme of discussions, presentations and panels. The conference is followed by the Crime Writers Association ‘Dagger in the Library Award’ and a wine reception.
Martin Edwards will be talking about Cyril Hare
Jun
18
Sun
Ann Cleeves: Borders Book Festival @ Brewin Dolphin Marquee
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Ann Cleeves will share the secrets of adapting her stories from book to screen and will tell us the facts behind her fiction and how she creates the characters now loved by millions across the world.

Jun
21
Wed
Kate Ellis at Liverpool Noir @ Waterstones, Liverpool One
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm

Kate Ellis is appearing, with Barry Forshaw chairing

Jun
28
Wed
Blood on the Bannocks Murder Mystery party @ Cullercoats Crescent Club
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm

Blood on the Bannocks Murder Mystery party at Cullercoats Crescent Club (call 0191 280 2625 for further information)
Tickets £8 each, includes a light buffet supper – all proceeds to North Shields Fishermen’s Mission
Tickets can be bought from three locations:

  • The Waterfront, Fish & Chip takeaway, Union Quay North Shields,
  • Old Low Light Heritage Centre, Clifford’s Fort, Fish Quay, North Shields
  • Or North Shields Fishermen’s Mission, Fish Quay, North Shields (tel: 0191 257 1316)