St Hilda’s Crime runs this weekend 13th – 15th August and you can book your tickets here.
Do not hesitate to book your tickets now and join chairs Alison Joseph, Jake Kerridge and Sarah Hilary plus all the wonderful guests for a weekend of criminally excellent fun.
St Hilda’s Crime Fiction Weekend celebrates Oxford in all its marvellous, murky colours, as a spired city of lofty ideals and grave motives, High Tables and low intentions … For the second year running, the weekend will be online, offering crime fiction fans the world over the unique experience of hearing their favourite authors discuss the books that inspire and intrigue them. Val McDermid, Mick Herron, Jane Casey, Lucy Atkins, Guillermo Martinez and Cara Hunter are among the line-up. There’s even a special guest appearance by Anton Lesser who will be assisting with the solving of a whodunit penned by Andrew Taylor. A beautiful first edition prize from Blackwell’s Rare Books goes to whoever cracks The Case of the Cambridge Corpse.
Lucy AtkinsGhosts of Oxford: revisiting and reworking Oxford and its literary past in Magpie Lane
Cara HunterIn the shadow of Morse: writing new crime for the old city
Val McDermidDaft, Donnish, Delightful: the detective fiction of Edmund Crispin
Oxford: the capital of crime fiction. Down these mean, cobbled streets have walked far more than just Morse. Join us on a journey through the Oxford of Charles I, Peter Wimsey, Endeavour, and even Shakespeare himself: a spired city of lofty ideals and grave motives, of High Tables and low intentions.
How brilliant does this all look? Visit the website to get all the details you could possible need and book your tickets now!