National Crime Reading Month

Alibis in the Archive

West Midlands & North Wales

Event Type:Festival
Event Organiser:Gladstone's Library
Booking Link:https://www.gladstoneslibrary.org/events/events-courses-list/alibis-in-the-archive-info
Ticket Price:£5 online, £160 full weekend tickets (food included)

Gladstone's Library
Church Lane
North Wales

Venue accessibility:

Accessible ground floor rooms. Please get in touch if you have any access needs and we will do our best to accommodate.

An annual celebration of all things crime at a unique library in North Wales! Hosted in collaboration with the Crime Writers’ Association and featuring some of the best crime writers in the business, Alibis in the Archive is your chance to spend a weekend considering all the best crime writing there is.

Based at Gladstone’s Library, a residential library, the Alibis in the Archive 2022 line up includes:

Lynne Truss (author of the Constable Twitten series) presenting The Bodkin Atkins Case: Crime in the 1950s

Philip Gooden (author of the Nick Revill series) on Spies in 1960 Fiction

Martin Edwards (author of Mortmain Hall)

Jean Briggs (author of Summons to Murder) on Charles Dickens and Crime

Priscilla Masters (author of Blood on the Rocks) on Medicine and Crime 

Nicola Upson (author of The Dead of Winter) on Margery Allingham 

And Bonnie MacBird, author of the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes Adventure Series

PLUS – activities and perhaps a few surprises…Day tickets will include dinner on Friday and Saturday night and lunches on Saturday and Sunday (two courses plus hot drink) and access to all talks. These will be £160 per person. Click here to purchase tickets. Online tickets for individual talks are £5. A limited number of rooms will be available to those wishing to stay over the weekend. Please note, the waiting list is already quite long! Email enquiries@gladlib.org to add your name. 

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