Crime Special Guest tickets on sale now!

2014 is shaping up to be a fantastic year at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, with a stellar line up of Special Guests getting our programme off to a flying start. Tickets went on sale on Monday and are already being snapped up fast! Tickets for the following Special Guest events are still available, but we advise you book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

2014 Special Guests


Ann Cleeves

Sophie Hannah

John Harvey

Lynda La Plante

Laura Lippman

Peter May

Val McDermid

Denise Mina

S.J. Watson


For Timings and Prices Click Here

Can’t decide which of these exciting events you want to go to the most? Why not go to them all with a Festival Rover ticket!

Weekend Rovers include:

  • Access to all Festival events* from 8pm on Thursday 17 July to 12.30pm on Sunday 20 July. Look out for the Weekend Rover symbol next to the events included in your Weekend Rover ticket.
  • Delicious lunches at the Old Swan Hotel on Friday and Saturday
  • A complimentary Festival goody bag

Price: £215 per person

* Rover tickets DO NOT include the following: Creative Thursday (Thu 17 July) and Saturday Dinner (Sat 19 July). These events must be booked separately. Please check the events page for more details.

Box Office: 01423 562303