Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is the region’s largest annual celebration of crime writing and one of the fastest growing literary festivals in the UK.

Each year, the world’s biggest crime writers – and their fans – converge on the medieval streets of Norwich UNESCO City of Literature for a four-day spectacular of readings, Q&A panels, book signings and creative writing workshops.

In the past, we’ve hosted events with Val McDermid, Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Peter James, Anthony Horowitz, Martina Cole and many more.

The 2018 festival will take place on 13 – 16 September across three city venues: the National Centre for Writing, the University of East Anglia and Jarrold.

A limited number of season passes for the 2018 Noirwich Crime Writing Festival are on sale now:

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