It’s on its way… Wales’ first international crime fiction festival!

We’re so excited to reveal the programme for the Virtual CRIME CYMRU Digidol Festival!

The Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU digital festival will run from 26 April to 3 May 2021 and will feature Welsh and international writers, including Lee and Andrew Child, Mari Hannah, Peter James, Clare Mackintosh, Abir Mukherjee, Matthew Hall, Elly Griffiths and Vaseem Khan.

To whet your appetite, these are just the opening events in the fabulous programme we’ve got lined up for this year’s digital festival. And don’t forget – all tickets for this year’s festival are online and free.


Our launch event is on Monday 26 April at 6 pm. Crime Cymru associate member, Amy Williams interviews CWA Diamond Dagger winner, Martin Edwards, award-winning Swansea author, Cathy Ace and up-and-coming Crime Cymru talent, Gail Williams.
Book your free ticket here.
Our partner bookshop for this event is Cover to Cover, Mumbles.


On Monday 26th April, at 8pm, join Andrea Byrne from ITV Wales in conversation with Steve Wilkins, author of The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the Bullseye Killer and Jonathan Hill as they talk about Wales’ most famous serial killer.
Book your free ticket here.
Our partner bookshop for this event is Awen Meiron of Bala


On Tuesday 27th April, at 6pm, join Carol Westron in conversation with the team from Diamond Books as we learn what it takes to make those brave steps from Crime Writer to e-publisher.
Book your free ticket here.
Our partner bookshop for this event is Griffin Books of Penarth


You can book your free tickets now here. All our digital events are partnered by local bookshops. Should you wish to purchase a book by one of guest authors please use the safe links on our website.

Stay tuned next Sunday for news of more events!

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