2019 was a hugely successful year for the festival. We had 73 events in 16 days, across 12 locations. Thanks to everyone who attended.
Here were some of our 2019 highlights:
Where There’s Muck There’s Bras
An hilarious and thought-provoking show about the real Northern Powerhouse – Northern Women
Tudor Costumes With Julia Soares-McCormick
An entertaining and informative talk about her handmade reproduction gowns, and who wore them
An Evening With Author and Archaeologist Nicola Ford
How Nicola uses her real-life experience to bring her archaeological crime thrillers to life.
In Conversation with the Yorkshire Vet: Julian Norton
From the popular TV series "The Yorkshire Vet" Julian Norton shared his experiences.
An Audience with LJ Ross
Author of the international #1 best-selling mystery series featuring DCI Ryan
An Evening with Crime Author Stephen Booth
Crime novelist Stephen Booth talked about his latest bestseller in the award-winning Ben Cooper and Diane Fry series.
Crossing the Tees 2019 Short Story Launch Night
We were thrilled to receive so many entries for the 2019 Short Story competition and, as ever, it was difficult to choose a winner.
The winners were announced at a celebratory event on December 3rd
Crossing the Tees Short Story Competition 2019
Carlin How Kunoichi by Phoebe Wheeler
Leaning by Helen Johnson
The Diamond Necklace by Fiona Murphy McCormack
Going to Graceland by Ann Cuthbert
‘Tis the Season by Bridget Lowery
Peace Muted by Holly Peters
The Waters of Time by A.D. Watts
Thanks to everyone who took part and well done to those who made the shortlist.Enter this years short story competition