Saturday Night Author Dinner

  • Saturday 20 July 2024 | 6.15pm – 8.00pm
  • The Wedgewood Restaurant | Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
  • Ticket: £55 | Includes a welcome glass of wine, 2-course murder mystery dinner, teas and coffees, as well as a copy of your host’s latest book.
  • Please note that all transactions are subject to a £1.75 booking fee.      A maximum of six tickets can be booked at one time.
  • Please note – If you purchase a ticket for this event you do not need to purchase a separate site pass.
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Whodunnit? That is the question on everyone’s lips at the author dinner, along with good food, wine and conversation.

Your table will be hosted by a leading crime writer who will lend their insights, experience and skill – or failing that, their best guess – to identify the perpetrator of the dastardly crime in the murder mystery that will be acted out for your delight, deflection and diversion.

Knives, forks and sharp wits at the ready, let’s eat!

Includes a welcome glass of wine, 2-course murder mystery dinner, teas and coffees, as well as a copy of your host’s latest book… plus a prize for the winning table!

The scenarios for the murder mysteries of Friday and Saturday’s dinner will be different each evening. The name of the authors taking part in the Author Dinner will be revealed in Spring 2024.

Also be aware that there will be an event on stage in the Live Event Tent at the same time as this event.

Ticket Collection: All tickets for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival are to be collected from our on-site box office, located at the entrance of the Old Swan Hotel, from 3.00pm on Thursday 18 July 2024. The box office will remain open throughout the Festival weekend. Collection of tickets prior to 18 July will not be possible.

All events will be at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, HG1 2SR. Please note that there is no parking available at the Old Swan Hotel.

For more details, view our #TheakstonsCrime FAQ here

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