News and Announcements

BLOODY SCOTLAND PITCH PERFECT SESSION SEEKS ASPIRING CRIME WRITERS

22nd July, 2022

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival first launched Pitch Perfect in 2012. The winner was Joseph Knox whose book went on to be a Sunday Times bestseller. In 2016 the…

SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022

28th June, 2022

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Scottish Crime Debut of the Year 2022. With thanks to The Glencairn Glass for their support of this year’s prizes. The…

BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS 10th ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMME

16th June, 2022

We are very exciting to announce our 10th anniversary programme! Ten years on from the first Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival the run has extended to four days, the…


All About Bloody Scotland

About Bloody Scotland

All about the festival’s beginnings, who we are and what we do. Bloody Scotland established itself at Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival in 2012 with Lin Anderson and Alex Gray at the helm.

Booking Information

There are several of ways to buy tickets for the festival – online, over the phone, or in person, before and during the festival (unless we sell out!). We also offer discounted tickets for local Stirling residents and those on low income.

Visiting

Stirling is one of the most picturesque and historically fascinating towns in Scotland so you won’t be short of sights to see and treats to consume in between Bloody Scotland events…