Morecambe & Vice

MORECAMBE CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL

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

BRING ME SOME CRIME

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in association with WATERSTONES

Morecambe BID & Attic Door Productions present

Saturday 29th Sept

Sunday 30th Sept

Extra Events

All events, discussions, panels and interviews listed below are included in the price of the Weekend Pass or

Saturday  Day Pass.

You can purchase tickets to individual panels on our ticketing page.

To find out more about the individial

panel and guests just click

the underlined title in red.

 

All events, discussions, panels and interviews listed below are included in the price of the Weekend Pass or

Sunday Day Pass.

You can purchase tickets to individual panels on our ticketing page.

To find out more about the individial

panel and guests just click

the underlined title in red.

Events listed below are not included in the price of the Weekend or Day passes and must be purchased seperately.

 

Further details on each event can be found by clicking the links on the titles of the events.

 

Tickets are availble for individual events on the 'Tickets' page of the website.

Friday 28th September

7.00pm - The Midland Hotel

Saturday 29th September

7.30pm - Morecambe Library

9.00am

Registration

 

9.45am

Welcome : Ben Cooper-Muir & Tom Fisher

 

10.00am

Smarter than the Average Bear

Sgt Adie Knowles & Hannah Robinson discuss 'Inspector Ted' - a local childrens book raising money for Unique Kidz.

 

10.30am

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

10.45am

The Northern Invasion

sponsored by The Midland

Writers from the North unite in discussion.

Nick Oldham, Robert Parker, Ruth Sutton & Roz Watkins.

Participating Moderator: MW Craven

 

11.30am

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

11.45am

Court in the Act

Lawyers turned authors discuss their influences and experiences.

Adam Hamdy, Alex McBride & Tony Kent.

Participating Moderator: Neil White

 

12.30pm

Book Signings & Lunch

 

1.45pm

Crossing Sides

Frances Brody, Sue Welfare, James Swallow & CJ Skuse discuss working in more than one genre.

Participating Moderator: Elly Griffiths

 

2.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

2.45pm

Crime is Crime

sponsored by Lancashire LGBT

Mari Hannah, Sarah Hilary, Jake Arnott & Alex Reeve discuss LGBT themes and characters in crime fiction.

Participating Moderator: Paul Burston

 

3.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

3.45pm

Worth a Thousand Words

Bryan Talbot, John Dunning & Sean Phillips discuss crime in Graphic Novels and comics.

Moderator: Stephen Gallagher

 

4.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

4.45pm

In Conversation with

Peter Robinson

The best-selling and award-winning author discusses his life and work.

 

5.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

10.00am

Life Backstage

sponsored by Scott & Wilkinson Chartered Accountants

Sam Blake, Sam Eades, Angela McMahon & Ellen Gallagher all work in publishing or promotion and are here to discuss tricks of the trade.

Moderator: William Shaw

 

10.45am

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

11.00am

The Masterclass

Members of the popular 'Crime Writing Masterclass' David Mark, Kate Bendelow & Neil White are here to help you plan the perfect crime.

Participating Moderator: Graham Bartlett

 

11.45pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

12.00pm

Music to Die For

sponsored by Oakdale International

Alan Parks, Joe Thomas & William Shaw discuss how music and their life in the industry has inspired their work.

Moderator: Nick Quantrill

 

12.45pm

Book Signings & Lunch

 

2.00pm

Agatha Christie on the Stage

sponsored by After Dark Murder Mystery Events

Award-winning producer Julius Green discusses Agatha Christie's theatrical career with Ben Cooper-Muir

 

2.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

2.45pm

From Page to Screen

sponsored by JG's Burrito Bar & Escape Rooms

Simon Booker, Charles Harris, Paul Finch & MJ Arlidge talk about their dual lives as both authors and screenwriters.

Participating Moderator: Stephen Gallagher

 

3.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

3.45pm

If I Were Not Upon the Stage

Robert Daws & Hugh Fraser discuss how life treading the boards has influenced their work.

Participating Moderator: Martyn Waites

 

4.30pm

Book Signings & Coffee Break

 

4.45pm

In Conversation with

Daragh Carville

The screenwriter and playwright discusses his brand new television series 'The Bay' that is being set & filmed in Morecambe.

 

5.30pm

Closing : Ben Cooper-Muir & Tom Fisher

The 2018 festival programme

Welcome to the 2018 Festival Programme. You'll see that we've lined up some fantastic guests and some really interesting panels this year. If you want to find out more about each individual panal and the authors taking part then just click on the underlined panel title in red and it will take you to the panel's dedicated page.

 

Please note that the programme is correct at the time of going to print and although all authors and guests have signed their lives away to us in blood, we cannot 100% guarantee the appearance of guests and authors at the event due to possible circumstances beyond ourselves or our guests' control. In the event of a guest cancelling we will endevour to update our information as quickly as possible and find a replacement that's just as thrilling.

presented by

After Dark Murder Mystery Events

presented by

After Dark Murder Mystery Events