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 this 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 Mari Hannah at the helm as Programming Chair for the 2019 Festival, this Summer’s event is going to be one not to miss! Special Guests announced to date include James Patterson, Jo Nesbo, MC Beaton, Stuart MacBride, Harlan Coben, Ian Rankin, Belinda Bauer, Eva Dolan and Erin Kelly.

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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

Weekend Break Packages (Accommodation + Tickets Packages) are now available for 2019. Click Here For More Information  

Individual event tickets and Rover tickets will go on sale Spring 2019.