Fiona Cummins writes about her first visit to Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. It’s not as scary as it sounds.
A few months ago I bought a ticket to the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, the world’s biggest event of its kind.
Actually, it was my husband and brother who paid for it as a 40th birthday present. As a freelance journalist with two young children, it was difficult to justify the expense, even though I’d been desperate to go for years.