Deal Noir: The largest crime festival on the south coast
9:00 am09:00

Deal Noir: The largest crime festival on the south coast

  • The Landmark Centre

Best-selling thriller writer, David Videcette (ex-Scotland Yard detective), talks about his detective series based on true events. "He can't tell you the truth, but he can tell you a story..."

The Theseus Paradox is "a stunning police thriller based on London's summer of terror!"


The second annual Deal Noir Crime Fiction convention taking place in Deal, Kent, features best-selling authors speaking on crime fiction in all its forms.

12.35       'May The Force Be With You' Discussion Panel.
Crime fighters turned crime writers: David Videcette will be in conversation with Lisa Cutts, Michael Fowler and Matt Johnson about how their careers have influenced their writing. Moderated by William Horwood.

WHERE: The Landmark Centre - 129 High Street, Deal CT14 6BB, United Kingdom - View Map

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12:00 pm12:00


  • The Marwood Coffee Shop & Studios

'BLOODY BRIGHTON' - This summer's hottest, free, crime-fiction event!

With over one million books sold, David Videcette will be in conversation with six other, major British crime writers, including Alan McDermott, Alex Shaw, Stephen Edger, Paul Grzegorzek, Charlie Flowers and William Shaw.

Get your hands on a signed copy of THE THESEUS PARADOX, chat about detective work and discuss crime writing with a panel of experts.

Don't miss it!

(This is a free event and no ticket is required, please be aware that due to overwhelming demand, the venue may curtail numbers and initiate a first come-first served policy. The authors taking part in this event reserve the right to charge for signed copies of their paperback novels.)

Memory & 7/7 at Tavistock Square
6:30 pm18:30

Memory & 7/7 at Tavistock Square

Join us for a panel discussion on the plans to memorialise 7/7 at Tavistock Square and the possible consequences of these plans for the square’s other memorial traces and markers. The panel brings together some of those who were first on the scene and later investigated the bombing with those responsible for the recent memorial campaign and a number of academics working in the field of memory studies.

The event participants include:

Philip Nelson: Chair of the 7/7 Tavistock Square Memorial Trust

Alex Marshall: 7/7 Witness

David Videcette: Former 7/7 Scotland Yard Investigator and Crime Novelist

Silke Arnold de Simine: Reader in Memory, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck University

Gabriel Koureas: Senior Lecturer in Visual and Material Culture at Birkbeck University 

Andrew Smith: Teaching Fellow in History at University College London

Katia Pizzi: Director of the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the School of Advanced Study

Samuel Merrill: Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the School of Advanced Study


WHERE: Birkbeck, University of London - The Keynes Library 46 Gordon Square, London , United Kingdom - View Map

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