Afternoon Tea with Scotland's Crime Writers

Afternoon Tea with Scotland's Writers

Event:Afternoon Tea with Scotland's Crime Writers

Start Date:01/10/2017

Location:The Stables
Prestonfield House, Priestfield Rd
EH16 5UT

Event Start Time:1:00 PM

Event End Time:5:00 PM

Joins us at Prestonfield House for our exclusive afternoon tea fundraising event, featuring award winning Scottish authors, Christopher Brookmyre and Alex Gray.

You are invited to afternoon tea with some of Scotland’s best-loved crime writers

Our guest authors will discuss the fascinating process of creating a character for Award winning author Christopher Brookmyrefiction, and two of our talented pupils from the Royal Blind School will give readings from their own creative writing. Guests will be treated to a glass of bubbles on arrival, followed by a luxurious afternoon tea. 

Afternoon tea in Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield House is one of Edinburgh's most luxurious 5 star hotels and is situated on a country estate in the heart of the city.  The Independent newspaper described it as 'the most glamorous hotel in town.' It is famous for its delicious afternoon tea with homebaking, scones, savouries, sandwiches and leaf teas. 

Be named as a character in our authors' next books!

Fantastic raffle and auction prizes to be won, including the opportunity to have a character named after you in Christopher Brookmyre and Alex Gray's next books! 

Book your tickets today!

Tickets cost £50 per person and can be purchased:

  • Online using the form below
  • Email
  • Telephone 0131 2291456.

Booking with a group?  

Special offer - buy 7 tickets and get one free!  That's £50 off for a table of 8. 

If booking online please purchase 7 tickets and we will give you 8. You can also telephone us on 0131 229 1456. 

VIP seats available

For £75 per person you can purchase one of our Exclusive tickets to enjoy your afternoon tea alongside on of our guest authors.

Contact us for more details on these Author Alex Gray at the Scottish Braille Pressexclusive seats.

About Christopher Brookmyre

Christopher Brookmyre is the author of 18 crime novels and penned the famous series featuring reporter Jack Parlabane. He has won numerous awards for writing, including:

  • Critics’ First Blood Award for Best First Crime Novel of the Year
  • Sherlock Award for Best Comic Detective Novel
  • Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction
  • Crime Writers’ Association Macallan Short Story Dagger
  • Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award.

About Alex Gray 

Alex Gray has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers’ Constable and Pitlochry trophies. She is the co-founder of Bloody Scotland, an international Scottish crime writing festival. Alex has worked with Royal Blind's Scottish Braille Press to publish her books into Braille on the same day as they are published in print. 

All profits from the event go towards funding Royal Blind's services. 

Afternoon Tea with Scotland's Crime Writers

Date: 01/10/2017 | Price: £50.00

Special offer - buy 7 tickets and get one free! 

Please complete the names and email addresses of the recipient of these tickets