Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

18-21 July 2019 | Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | home of crime

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The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 16th year, returns to the magnificent Old Swan Hotel next summer from the 18-21 July! Celebrating the very best in crime fiction, the Festival is a firm date in the literary calendar and has achieved international acclaim for the programming, organisation and atmosphere.

With Lee Child at the helm as Programming Chair for 2018’s Festival in was the biggest year yet! Special Guests included Linwood Barclay, Dame Prof. Sue Black, Lee Child, Nicci French, John Grisham, Sophie Hannah, Laura Lippman, Val McDermid, Denise Mina and Don Winslow.

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“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

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