Upcoming Events

Coming March 2nd, 2024 – our third live show:

Bay Tales Live 2024!

We’ll be announcing the line up soon…but tickets are now on sale at 2023 prices for a limited time only, early bird special offer! Click on the image to find out more.

Previous Events

Thanks to everyone who attended Bay Tales Live 2023. With five panels, PLUS two free fringe events for ticket holders, we had a great weekend. If you want to see what happened, take a look at our gallery of the day here

Halloween VNatB/ Bay Tales Show

The recording of our Halloween show is now available on our You Tube channel

Click on the image to see Charlotte Duckworth, Fiona Cummins, Jason Arnopp, Sam Holland, Jonathan Whitelaw, Jónína Leósdóttir, Jo Callaghan and V Castro.

Click on the image for our special one-off VNATB show in support of Crawley Festival of Words: Wordfest 2022.

Thank you to everyone who came to Bay Tales Live 2022.

Her Last Holiday – CL Taylor Launch

On 20th January we helped Avon with the launch of the paperback of CL Taylor’s Her Last Holiday. Just click on the image to the left to watch a recording of the show. Cally talks about her new book and her work in general. With special guests Mark Edwards and Claire Douglas.

November Bay Tales Recording Now Available

Book reviews from Simon Bewick and Vic Watson, Guest Book Reviewer: Dan Stubbings, Guest Author Reading from Emily Edwards and an in-depth interview with Simon Beckett and Catherine Steadman

Bay Tales/ Virtual Noir at the Bar Crossover Show

9 of the authors appearing at our first physical live event coming in February read from their work at our October crossover show. Amen Alonge, Amy McCulluch, Vaseem Khan, Lesley Kara, Howard Linskey, Nikki May, Trevor Wood, Russ Thomas and Gytha Lodge.

Winter Counts – David Heska Wanbli Weiden UK Live Launch

See Vic’s interview with David Heska Wanbli Weiden here to learn more about him and his Anthony Award and Thriller Award Winning, Edgar Award Nominated novel. We were joined by guest authors SA Cosby, James Delargy, Rod Reynolds and Rob Scragg who put their questions to David. And then…we were having such a good time we just let the guys question each other!

The Heights – Louise Candlish Launch

We had a great evening helping Louise, and Simon and Schuster, launch her new book The Heights – and thrilled to have TM Logan and Lisa Jewell join us.

Our season finale! We’ve got Olivia Kiernan and James Delargy in our main interview, PLUS Joanne Harris and Steve Cavanagh reading an exclusive extracts from their new novels. We’re also joined by James Routledge from bound Bookshop.

We had M.J Arlidge and Helene Flood being interviewed by Vic, our extended review by DV Bishop and guest reading from Chris McDonald…Watch the show now by clicking on the link!

Bay Tales Live #6 saw Vic interviewing crime legend Martin Edwards. Sharon Bairden shared a review of a recent read, and we TWO author readings- Martin Walker and Derek Farrell. Click here, or on the image to see the recording

Nighthawking – Russ Thomas Launch

We were happy to host Russ Thomas on the launch of Nighthawking – his follow up to Firewatching. If you missed it you can see the hour long interview, along with guest authors popping in at Russ’ profile page here.

Bay Tales Live #5 April 28th.19:30. Featuring SJ Watson and Anna Bailey, reading from Lia Middleton and book review from Noelle Holten. Click here or on the image to see the show.

On our Bay Tales Live #4 show we had Lesley Kara, Lauren North and Rob Parker in interview, plus a reading from Cate Quinn and a very enthusiastic book review from Linda Hill. Click here to see the show.

Our third Bay Tales Live Event saw an extended interview with Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe plus a review from Alex Hawley and Steph Wrobel reading a section from her book The Recovery of Rose Gold. Click on the image to watch the show.

Our second Bay Tales Live Event. February 10th, 19:30 PM . Steve Cavanagh, Neil Broadfoot and Tony Hutchinson talked about their previous careers as a lawyer, journalist and detective and how it’s affected their writing. Plus a reading from Russ Thomas and review from Chris McDonald. See the full recording here

Our first Bay Tales Live Event. And what a show it was! Vic interviewed Peter James, while Eve Smith gave us a reading and Roxie Key was our first guest reviewer

Christmas Noir at the Bar

Our last show of 2020. We featured Catherine Cooper, Gytha Lodge, Hayley Webster, Emma Christie, Danny Marshall, Nell Pattison , Derek Farrell, Trevor Wood, Allie Reynolds, Andrew Cotto and Gregg Hurwitz. PLUS…Louise Mangos, winner of the first Bay Tales Christmas Crime story…

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