Bute Noir have announced their programme for their 2022 event running from Friday 5th August until Sunday 7th August.

This year's event features 31 crime writers from 7 countries across 19 different events over the 3 day period.  It's their biggest and boldest festival yet.

The programme features writers with countless awards under their belt, international best-sellers and number one ranked sales.  This includes Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Denise Mina, Clare Mackintosh and many others.

Tickets are available for each individual event priced at £5, with a couple of exceptions noted on the programme.  Tickets can be picked up from Print Point in Rothesay, or over the phone 01700 503389.

Programme Summary

Friday 5th August

16:30-17:30 at Trinity Church with MW Craven & Douglas Skelton

18:00-19:00 at Trinity Church with Mark Billingham & Denise Mins

19:30-20:30 at Bute Museum, "Sinister Sisters" with Kis Abdullah & Helen FitzGerald

21:00-23:00 at Trinity Church with "The Fun Lovin' Crime Writers" £10

Saturday 6th August

10:30-11:30 at Trinity Church, "Historical Crime" with Ambrose Parry & Johana Gustawason

12:00-13:00 at Trinity Church, "Burning Issues" with CJ Tudor, Alex North & Stuart Neville

13:30-14:30 at Trinity Church Hall with Chris Brookmyre & Doug Johnstone

15:00-16:00 at Trinity Church, "Glasgow Then and Now" with Alan Parks & Craig Robertson

15:00-16:00 at Bute Museum, "Made on Bute" with Myre Duffy & Charles E McGarry

16:30-17:30 at Rothesay Library, "Legal Eagles" with Helen Fields & Tony Kent

18:00-19:00 at Rothesay Library, "Psycho Thrillers" with Fiona Cummins, Susi Holliday & Luca Veste

19:30-20:30 at Trinity Church with Val McDermid

21:00-22:00 at Trinity Church Hall, "Would You Lie To Me?

Sunday 7th August

10:15-12:15 on the Island Bus Tour - join Myra Duffy on a round-Bute bus tour

11:00-12:00 at Isle of Bute Discovery Theatre, "All American" with Mark Edwards, Alex Knight & Tariq Ashkanani

12:30-13:30 at Isle of Bute Discovery Theatre, "Screen Test" with Michael Bennett, Helen FitzGerald & Alexandra Sokoloff

14:00-15:00 at Trinity Church, "Top Cops" with Claire Mackintosh & Alex Gray

15:30-16:30 at Trinity Church, "Room 101"

17:00-18:00 at Trinity Church with Stuart MacBride



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