Morecambe & Vice


Sat 29th & Sun 30th Sept 2018 @ Morecambe Winter Gardens


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On the Weekend of Sat 30th Sept & Sun 1st Oct 2017

Morecambe & Vice : Crime Writing Festival

made it's sparkling debut.


The weekend was described as both fantastic and fascinating and full of wit, warmth and wisdom.

The feedback was so overwhelmingly positive that we're already begun plotting and schemeing for our 2018 festival.


Details of the programme and events will begin to appear from March 2018. To keep up to date with all the latest gossip and news (and to pick up on any clues) then seek us out on Facebook or Twitter and join our merry band of followers.


Take a glance around our website to discover all the treats that took place in 2017 as well as some photos from the events and details of all the authors and guests who appeared with us.


If you joined us in 2017 we look forward to seeing you again soon.

If you missed us then you missed out...

just make sure to catch us in 2018.


Further Details

Set in the auspicious surroundings of the Winter Gardens (most recently seen in BBC One’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution) there will be panels and talks & trials and debates as authors and guests from around the globe gather to converse, consider and confabulate over crime in all its many facets.


So get on board that Night Train To Murder and uncover the many mysteries that lay in wait at Morecambe Bay this Autumn.



Authors & Guests

Below you'll see all the fantastic authors who joined is in 2017.

From March 2018 we'll start to release the line up for our 2018 event!

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Alison Baillie

Graham Bartlett

Quentin Bates

Kate Bendelow

Simon Brett


Fiona Cummins

Jeff Dowson

Paul Finch

Michael Fowler

Guy Fraser-Sampson

Dolores Gordon-Smith

Elly Griffiths

Sophie Hannah

Paul Harrison

Mark Hill

Matt Johnson

Beth Jones

Howard Linskey

Luke McCallin

Simon Michael

Barbara Nadel

Chris Petit

Phil Rowlands

Leigh Russell

Zoe Sharp

William Shaw

Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Nicola Upson

Sarah Ward

Kevin Wignall

Andrew Wilson




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The links below will take you to details of Morecambe & Vice 2017.

We'll be starting to release details of our next event taking place on 29th & 30th Sept 2018 from March 2018 so keep an eye out and watch our Facebook page and Twitter for clues!