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Diane Janes (You the Jury)

  • lives in Devon and lectures on crime and social history to a wide variety of audiences
  • award winning author of five highly regarded crime novels and four respected factual books on real life historical murders.
  • her first work of non-fiction, Edwardian Murder: Ightham & the Morpeth Train Robbery is actually referenced in academic text books on the history of policing
Diane has personally researched each of the real cases chosen for her ‘You the Jury’ course, which is open to anyone who is interested in immersing themselves safely in the world of crime.
We’ll post some more info on the You the Jury course when we get it – but, if the response to it down south is anything to go by, it could become a popular course up here when it is established. We’ll certainly do our best!

August 2019


August 23rd at 18:30 to August 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* After listening to and discussing the evidence with fellow jurors, you will be able to pronounce your verdict on four separate, real-life murder cases, which occurred between 1900-1975, chosen for the insights they can give us on our judicial system and social history. Come equipped with pen, notebook and open mind... A late summer Bank Holiday treat - open to all! NEW TUTOR: Diane Janes (www.highamhall.com/diane-janes) SPECIAL PRICE (3 nights for the price of 2) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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