The Box Office is now open for the exciting 2011 CSI Portsmouth event. Tel:+ 44 (0)23 9268 8685.
Join four internationally acclaimed crime authors: Mark Billingham
, John Harvey, Michael Ridpath
and Pauline Rowson
and experts from the Crime Scene Investigation team and Fingerprinting Bureau of Hampshire Constabulary and experts from the International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology to discuss crime fiction and fact in a packed day of events at John Pounds Community Centre, Portsmouth on Saturday 5 November. The afternoon will see a lively discussion between the above mentioned crime authors and crime experts with questions from the audience and a chance to meet the authors afterwards.
The morning programme consists of talks from some great experts in Victorian Crime, Fingerprinting, forensic psychology and a talk by former Detective Superintendent Bob Bridgestock
who will be telling audiences how he has used his experience of twenty-six murder investigations, and countless investigations to shape his crime novels featuring Jack Dylan, written in partnership with his wife Carol, who also worked with the police as a support worker for seventeen years.
There will be a chance for you to see how the fingerprinting bureau works and have your fingerprints taken, as well as talk to the crime authors to find out how they come up with their intricate plots and research their novels.
A mobile bookshop, provided by The Hayling Island Bookshop will be selling signed copies of the authors’ books.
Portsmouth CSI 2011 is on Saturday 5 November at John Pounds Community Centre, Queen Street, Portsmouth, England
Tickets cost £5 for the morning and £7 for the afternoon with a discounted ticket of £10 for the whole day which also includes £3 off the price of a book bought at the event. Tickets are on sale from the Box Office at + 44 (0) 23 9268 8685.
CSI Portsmouth is part of Portsmouth BookFest
is a festival of popular literature organised by The Hayling Island Bookshop and Portsmouth City Council and runs from October 17 to November 13.