Scotland’s international crime festival Bloody Scotland has unveiled the programme this week, having their highest opening-day ticket sales ever. The festival will take place in Stirling from the 11th-13th of September 2015.
Some of the exciting events include Whose Crime is it Anyway? where three authors are challenged to improvise a crime novel in an hour, The Poisons of Agatha Christie, a celebration of the 125th anniversary of her birth and Forensics with Lin Anderson and Val McDermid, said to be a must for CSI fans.
These are just three picks in an excellent and diverse schedule. Basically, it’s a must for any crime fans and aspiring crime writers – you can check out the full list of events here.
They’re also hosting Young and Bloody Scotland, a crime writing masterclass for ages 16-23 on the 5th and 6th of July in Edinburgh and a short story competition where you can win £1000 and a weekend pass to the festival. Full details, as well as the full programme, can be found on their website. You can also keep up to date at @bloodyscotland.