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Bloody Scotland 2018 – Day 2

23rd September, 2018

A few photos from day 2 of Bloody Scotland 2018.

Bloody Scotland 2018 – Day 1

22nd September, 2018

A few photos from day 1 of Bloody Scotland 2018.

Liam McIlvanney wins the 2018 McIlvanney Prize!

21st September, 2018

We’re pleased to announce the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2018¬†winner to be Liam McIlvanney’s The Quaker! The judges of the McIlvanney Prize this…

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.


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…