News and Announcements

Crime in the Spotlight 2018

15th August, 2018

(L-R: Andy Muir, Claire Askew, Daniel Smith, CS Duffy, Ian Patrick, Chris Curran, Andrew Reid, Mysti Berry, CS McLean, GB Williams, Allan Watson, Heleen Kist, William Graham) We’re overjoyed to…

BAME writing competition now open

31st July, 2018

We are pleased to announce the the Harvill Secker crime writing competition for BAME writers is now open, in partnership with Bloody Scotland. For all information please click here. The…

Ashley Jensen comes to Bloody Scotland!

29th July, 2018

We’re unbelievably excited that we will be joined by Ashley Jensen, star of the TV series, Agatha Raisin who will be appearing on stage with M C Beaton, author of…

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…