Crime at the Clan – 12 Aug

Sunday 12 August 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Three of Scotland’s best crime writers, Michael J Malone, Douglas Skelton and Caro Ramsay,  discuss their work and the secrets to their success.

From psychological thrillers to immersive police procedurals, this trio of critically-acclaimed crime writers have garnered a wealth of experience between them in researching and writing crime novels and tackling the publishing business.
The talks will be followed by a panel QnA with all of the authors.

There will be a book stall at the end of the evening where the authors will be happy to personalise and sign any books purchased. 

There is a bar on the evening. Come along early and enjoy a meal in The Stables Restuarant, Armadale Castle.

Adult £10
Member £8
Student £8
Young person £5
Seasons Free
Under 10 Free

Reserve your place below and pay at the door.

In the afternoon, Michael and Caro will take workshops for writers of all abilities

Somerled Rooms, Armadale Castle
3pm Multi-award-winning Ayrshire author and poet Michael J Malone will teach aspiring writers the “Five Horsemen of Novel Writing.”

3.45pm Break for afternoon tea

4.15pm Glasgow’s Caro Ramsay will teach the tricks of her successful trade on How to Develop your Plot.

For further information and to book a place, click HERE


Come to the workshops, stay on for the evening talk and take advantage of Armadale Castle’s special entry and pre-theatre meal offers.

Any ticket holder who would like to make a day of their visit and explore Armadale Castle, Gardens and Museum of the Isles can do so for the special price of £2.50 (normally £8.50) payable at the gate and on production of a workshop or authors’ talk ticket.

A special pre-theatre dining experience is available from 6pm at The Stables, courtesy of Gasta at Armadale, noted for their “fabulous” food.
Offer includes the following options:

Meat or vegetarian main with sides: £8.75
Pudding (lemon posset or fruit pavlova) £3.95

Special meal deals
Main and glass of wine or pint of beer: £11.50
Main, pudding and glass of wine or pint of beer: £14

To book a meal, call 01471 844774.

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