Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival
18-21 July 2019 | Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | home of crime

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.

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Reduced Weekend Package

18 - 21 July

Creative Thursday

Thurs 18 July | 9am

Reduced Weekend Rover

18 - 21 July

Weekend Rover 2019

18 - 21 July

Crime Novel of the Year

Thurs 18 July | 8pm

Reduced Friday Rover 2019

19 July | All Day

Friday Rover 2019

19 July | All Day

SG: James Patterson

Fri 19 July | 9am

Emerald Noir

Fri 19 July | 10.30am

A Class Act

Fri 19 July | 12pm

Pace

Fri 19 July | 2pm

Antipodean Noir

Fri 19 July | 3.30pm

SG: Jo Nesbo

Fri 19 July | 5pm

Dead Good Reader Awards

Fri 19 July | 6pm

AD: Cooking Up A Murder

Fri 19 July | 6.15pm

SG: Beaton & MacBride

Fri 19 July | 8.30pm

Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers’ Gig

Fri 19 July | 10pm

Reduced Saturday Rover

20 July | All Day

Saturday Rover 2019

20 July | All Day

SG: Jeffery Deaver

Sat 20 July | 9am

The Underworld

Sat 20 July | 10.30am

New Blood

Sat 20 July | 12pm

Reader’s Book Group

Sat 20 July | 1pm

Make ‘Em Laugh Make ‘Em Cry

Sat 20 July | 2pm

Blood, Guts and Violence

Sat 20 July | 3.30pm

SG: Bauer, Dolan & Kelly

Sat 20 July | 5pm

AD: The Key Question

Sat 20 July| 6.15pm

SG: Harlan Coben & Ian Rankin

Sat 20 July | 8.30pm

Late Night Quiz

Sat 20 July | 10pm

The Big Issues

Sun 21 July | 9am

SG: McDermid & Sturgeon

Sun 21 July | 10.30am

SG: Jed Mercurio

Sun 21 July | 12pm