Murder on the Front Page with author J.C. Briggs

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Join us for an evening with author J.C. Briggs as she talks us through some gruesome local true stories as part of National Crime Reading Month.

Thomas de Quincey, author, poet and opium addict, was editor of the Westmorland Gazette for eighteen months during 1818-1819. J.C. Briggs explores some of the extraordinary and sometimes gruesome stories on the front pages of our local newspaper in the nineteenth century.

This event is FREE to attend but tickets must be booked in advance.

June 7, 2023 – June 7, 2023

Westwood Books Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria LA10 5AH
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June 1, 2024 – June 2, 2024

Carlton Towers, Carlton, Yorkshire DN14 9LZ
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April 25, 2024 – October 31, 2024

Captain Cook Museum, Grape Ln, Whitby YO22 4BA
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June 26, 2024 – June 26, 2024

The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park, Hutts Lane, Ripon HG4 3DA