The Organisers of Left Coast Crime 2006 Present:

Crimefest 2009 Site
Welcome Page

Return to Main CrimeFest Site

in association with
Blackwell Booksalibi

14-17 May 2009
Bristol, UK

Featured Guest Authors:
Simon Brett
Michael Connelly
Michael Connelly
International Guest
of Honour
Hakan Nesser
Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor
2009 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Recipient
Meg Gardiner
Gala Dinner Toastmistress:
Meg Gardiner

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, United Kingdom

Other highlighted authors include John Harvey and Bill James. For the full list of attending authors go to PARTICIPANTS.

First organised in June 2008, CRIMEFEST is quickly becoming one of the most popular dates in the crime fiction calendar. The annual convention draws top crime novelists, readers, editors, publishers and reviewers from around the world and gives delegates the opportunity to celebrate the genre in an informal atmosphere.

2009 Highlights include:
bulletGala Dinner on Saturday, 16th of May
bulletInterviews with the featured Guest Authors and Toastmistress
bulletAudible Sounds of Crime Awards
bulletLast Laugh Award
In addition, there will be author panels, crime writing workshops, etc.

The Full CRIMEFEST Pass is £120 (£135 from the 1st of October, 2008).
This includes attendance to all panels, a CRIMEFEST delegate bag with books, a programme, and a light breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Friday and Saturday Passes are £65.
This includes attendance to the daytime panels, a CRIMEFEST delegate bag with books and a programme.

Tickets to the Simon Brett, Michael Connelly, Hakan Nesser and Andrew
Taylor interviews are £12.50 each.

Tickets to the Saturday Gala or Sunday Buffet Dinners are sold separately.

(For an approximate currency conversion, please visit

We look forward to seeing you at CRIMEFEST 2009.

Myles Allfrey and Adrian Muller,
Organisers of CrimeFest.


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