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.

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The 2020 festival will take place on 10 – 13 September in a digital format.

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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.

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Programme partners:

National Centre for Writing    UEA University of East Anglia

Supported by Arts Council England, Big Tom, Dead Good Books, Icelandic Literature Center, Jarrold, Norwich City Council, Norfolk County Council, Norwich BID, Norwich the City of Stories, Sunday Times Crime Club and Waterstones


Looking for a simple programme overview?

Download our Noirwich 2020 one-page guide here