Pair of Tickets for Crime on Tour in York and Manchester up for grabs – COMP CLOSED

This year, the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate turns ten, and to mark the occasion has taken to the road to bring an early taste of Festival fun to crime writing fans. The celebrations will see a range of handpicked local new talents and established crime authors visiting libraries across the North of England. With its first stop off in Leeds on Tuesday, the Crime on Tour journey will continue on to York, Manchester, Hull and Newcastle.

The Prize

Peter Robinson will be live in York

The journey will continue next week with events in York on Wednesday 6 June and Manchester on Thursday 7 June, and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate is offering you the chance to win two tickets to the event of your choice!

In York, Peter Robinson will introduce authors David Mark and Steven Dunne, and in Manchester Tom Benn and Alex Walters will be appearing live, in an event hosted by Chris Simms. Join these northern authors as they share their stories, giving you the opportunity to ask questions and find out first-hand about each author’s travelling road to success. Don’t miss the chance to catch some of this year’s must see Ones To Watch authors in these exclusive Festival events!

How to Win

This is an exclusive Twitter competition. For your chance to win simply make sure you’re following @Theakstonscrime on Twitter and tweet one of the following in full :-

FOLLOW @Theakstonscrime & RT to WIN a pair of tickets to Crime on Tour York Wed 6 June

FOLLOW @Theakstonscrime & RT to WIN a pair of tickets to Crime on Tour Manchester Thu 7 June


  • Closing date is Tuesday 5 June 2012.
  • The competition is for the chance to win either 2 tickets to the York event or 2 tickets to the Manchester event, and entrants choice of tweet indicates which of these is the prefered prize.
  • Two winners will be notified of their prizes via direct message on Twitter no later than midday on Tuesday 5 June 2012.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter the Prize Draw.
  • This is an exclusive Twitter competition and entries can only be accepted via Twitter by the method detailed above in ‘How To Win’.
  • Prize is not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or any alternative tickets.
  • Each prize includes two tickets only. Travel or any additional extras are not included.
  • Seating for the event is unreserved. .
  • The Prize Draw is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over.