Round Old Ayr Crime Walk: led by Tom Barclay

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This event is part of our National Crime Writing Month celebrations.

Come along with our local history librarian Tom Barclay on a walking tour of town centre sites associated with; the rebels, smugglers, body-snatchers, common criminals and thief-takers who have all played dramatic parts in the town’s colourful past.

Tours on the following dates:crooksinnooks

  • Tuesday 11 June 2013, 2pm
  • Thursday 20 June 2013, 6pm

Tickets £3, Refreshments provided.
Available from Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB.

Tel: 01292 286385  Email:

Crooks in the Nooks

If you can’t make it to any of the above dates, you can always discover old Ayr’s criminal past in your own crime sleuth adventure. South Ayrshire Library members can download ‘Crooks in the Nooks‘, an eAudio tour guide that uncovers the corners of the town centre where the criminals of yesteryear lurked.


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