Writing the Gothic with Essie Fox and Kate Griffin

Event information

Date: Sat, 27 April 2024

Time: 1pm - 3:30pm

Cost: £10 members of Whitby Lit & Phil, £12.50 non-members - price includes a cream tea!

Type: Event , Workshop


Whitby Museum will be welcoming authors Kate Griffin and Essie Fox to our library for this unique writing workshop.   Be inspired by the Gothic items in our collection and gain tips and insights from these experienced authors. This event includes a cream tea. Saturday 27th April 2024 at 1pm-3:30pm. Tickets £10 for members of Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, £12.50 for non-members – tickets are strictly limited and booking is essential.

Image of Essie Fox, wearing a black top with a black background her hair is a short dark bob style with fringe.

Essie Fox


Essie Fox—Author of: The Last Days of Leda Grey,  The Times Historical Book of the Month; Sunday Times Bestseller The Fascination ; and shortlisted for the  National Book Awards for The Somnambulist.



Author Kate Griffin wearing a grey jacket top sitting in front of a red door. Kate has light hair tied back.

Kate Griffin


Kate Griffin— Winner of  the Stylist/Faber Crime Writing award for Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders .  Other titles include  Fyneshade  – a dark slice of ‘Governess Gothic’.  Kate is also co-author of the upcoming The Blackbirds of St Giles.