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
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway The Railway Station, Haworth BD22 8NJ

November 25, 2023 – November 24, 2023

Thackray Medical Museum Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN

November 18, 2023 – December 23, 2023

Lyceum Theatre 55 Norfolk St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 1DA

January 30, 2024 – February 3, 2024