Talks and workshops


Crack the case

Wed 16 Dec, Fri 26 Feb & Thu 24 Mar, 7-10pm
Can you solve a crime before it’s happened? Should you? In an increasingly digital age there are techniques which can be deployed in preventative crime- fighting, but what are the pitfalls of using them? Will technology ever be reliable enough? 

Forensic Outreach lead an interactive workshop exploring and considering the potential of preventative, digital crime-fighting. Learn techniques, including hot spot analysis, and then put your skills to the test. Use a specially developed interactive app and team work to solve a scenario and crack the case against the clock!

All materials will be provided. Includes an after-hours cash bar available throughout the event.
Book now £36

The Crime Museum: fact and fiction 

Tue 1 Dec, 7-9.45pm
The Crime Museum in Scotland Yard has never been part of London’s public life. Yet since opening it has captivated public imagination and provoked speculation both in real life and fiction. Join Crime Fiction expert Barry Forshaw as he leads a discussion with Andrew Taylor, Author and Crime Fiction reviewer for the Spectator, and Lindsay Siviter, volunteer researcher at the Crime Museum in Scotland Yard, to explore 140 years’ worth of public fascination with the private museum. Watch and listen to fictional imaginings, and have the myths and misconceptions, including those around some of the most notorious cases, debunked! You can buy two ticket options, event only from 7-8.30pm or event plus exhibition entry 7.30-9.45pm.
Book now £15 (event only), £23 (event plus exhibition)

Curating The Crime Museum Uncovered

Mon 18 Jan & 14 Mar, 7-9.30pm
Discover the ins and outs of curating our new exhibition The Crime Museum Uncovered. Hear about the challenges of selecting the themes, criminal cases and objects from the original museum. Which cases and objects weren't included and why? What does it really mean to put these objects on display? You'll hear from ehxibition curator Jackie Keily and the event is chaired by Nic Groombridge, a former Home Office civil servant and now an academic criminologist and member of the Executive Committee of the British Society of Criminology.  Includes a unique visit to the exhibition after-hours, and away from the crowds, with the experts on hand to answer your questions.
Book now £35 

Crime investigations: fact and fiction

Tue 2 Feb, 7-9.30pm
What is it really like to be a detective today? How do our cultural perceptions measure up to real life? Join journalist and Crime + Investigation presenter, Dermot Murnaghan, as he chairs a panel of experts discussing real life cases featured in The Crime Museum Uncovered and the processes of modern investigation.
Book now £15 (event only), £25 (event plus exhibition)
Event in partnership with CI


Crime forensics: fact and fiction

Mon 7 Mar, 7-9.45pm
How do forensic experts really consult on real life investigations? What has changed about forensic investigation in recent years? Join ex Crime Commander, Peter Spindler, to discover how contribute to the development of criminal investigations.
Book now £15 (event only), £25 (event plus exhibition)


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