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A weekend of talks, book signings, Q&A sessions, writing workshop, movie night and spectacular Gala Night entertainment, with more to be revealed! Join us in the picturesque, coastal village of Cromarty for a weekend to remember.
With guest authors, actors and experts...
Ian Rankin Mary Paulson-Ellis
Dr William Matchett Shona MacLean
You can book each individual element on the booking form (see top of page) OR sign up for our Residential Weekend Ticket that includes EVERYTHING, plus a two course dinner with wine at the Old Brewery on the Saturday evening!
Crime and Thrillers Weekend, Cromarty 24th – 26th April 2015
Ian Rankin, Christopher Brookmyre, Denise Mina and Louise Welsh
The weekend begins on Friday with a unique and specially written Murder Mystery dinner at the Royal Hotel followed by 2 days of workshops, talks and a delicious curry Supper Concert at the Victoria Hall.
This is a unique event in the beautiful coastal village of Cromarty on the Black Isle- the perfect place for a writer’s retreat. Cromarty is easy to reach – only half an hour from Inverness with great public transport.
Come and stay with us at the Old Brewery and enjoy Cromarty’s fresh local food and genuine Highland hospitality.
All inclusive package costs £230 for the whole weekend – early booking is advisable.
Here's a run down of the talks from the authors:
Saturday 25th April 10-11.30 at the Old Brewery
o Louise Welsh ‘'Writing the end of the world'
Saturday 25th April 12-1.30 at the Stables
o Ian Rankin 'Rebus Stopped At Rosemarkie: The Pitfalls of Using the Real World in Fiction'.
Saturday 25th April 3pm – 4.30 at the Stables
o Christopher Brookmyre ‘Rebooting Jack Parlabane Up the Backside’
Saturday 25th April 10-12.30 and 2-4.30 at the Old Brewery
o Workshop for writers and budding literary talents at the Old Brewery with tutor.
Sunday 26th April 10-11.30 at the Old Brewery
o Denise Mina ‘ Take It Outside: Crime Writing and Developing Other Forms’
Sunday 26th April 12-1.30 at the Stables
o ‘Doubletalk’ Louise Welsh and Ian Rankin
Sunday 26th April 3pm – 4.30 at the Stables
o ‘Doubletalk’ Denise Mina and Christopher Brookmyre
For more information, see our Crime and Thrillers page /crime-and-thrillers.asp or phone 01381 600354 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org