Friday 16 December 2022

30th St Hilda's Crime Fiction Weekend


Booking for the 30th St Hilda's Crime Fiction Weekend is now open! Join us on 11-13 August 2023 for this extra-special anniversary event, where we can guarantee a weekend of fun and fascination for crime fiction fans around the world.

To mark the 30th anniversary, this year's theme is Celebrations: innocent parties, guilty pleasures.

From the ‘Wedding Killer’ in Val McDermid’s Insidious Intent to Agatha Christie’s Sparkling Cyanide where death stalks the guests at a fancy dinner in the West End, celebrated crime writers have made innocent parties the focus of dark deeds.

Come and spend the weekend with our award-winning group of crime writers from Robert Goddard to Richard Osman, Val McDermid to Nadifa Mohamed. They will explore the works and psychological insights of their favourite writers to find out just why it can all go so wrong, when we are bent on enjoying ourselves. We promise there won't be any nasty surprises at our own celebration! Or will there...?

Our Guest of Honour is the fantastic Robert Goddard, winner of the coveted CWA Diamond Dagger award (2018) and one of Britain’s most highly-respected crafters of intelligent, elegant crime novels.

He will be joined by a truly spectacular line-up of speakers, including: Chris Brookmyre, Jane Casey, Fiona Cummins, A A Dhand, Philip Gooden, Vaseem Khan, Winnie M Li, Val McDermid, Nadifa Mohamed, Richard Osman, Imogen Robertson, and Alex Wheatle. Not to be missed!

The event will take place both in person and online, so you can join us from anywhere in the world. Our early bird discount runs until the end of March, so don't delay! Book your conference ticket here.

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