The annual crime fiction convention is for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. CrimeFest draws top crime novelist. readers, editors and publishers from around the world and gives delegates the opportunity to celebrate the genre in a friendly and inclusive atmosphere. If you sign up to our newsletter, you will be sent early registration offers.

One of “the 50 best festivals in the world” —The Guardian

2023 Featured Guests


For a list of all the participating authors visit the Authors & Delegates page.

Convention Location

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
Broad Street,
Bristol BS1 2EL
United Kingdom

Mercure Bristol Grand hotel


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In Association With:

Headline Sponsor
Cause UK
Free@Last TV
HW Fisher

One of “the 50 best festivals” in the U.K. —The Independent