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Jack the Ripper Crime Conference

London 2018

The Double Event | 29th & 30th September

Welcome to the 2018 Jack the Ripper Crime Conference. This year marks the 130th Anniversary since the Whitechapel murders of 1888 began, plus the dates of the conference coin-side with 130 years since night of the Double Event which saw the deaths of both Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.

Aswell as a full line up of expert talks and events relating to the Jack the Ripper mystery, we will also be teaming up with H-Division Crime Club to bring you other True Crime cases from around the world.

A special 130th Anniversary Dinner will be held on the Saturday evening of the Conference and a guest of honour will provide an after dinner talk. We are sure the Conference weekend will be a well attended event for True Crime enthusiasts everywhere. We look forward to seeing you.


Itinerary 2018

Find out more about the the year’s most anticipated true crime event


29th September 2018 | 10.00am – 4.00pm

  • The Jack the Ripper Crime Conference
  • 4 Expert Guest Speakers including TV Personality and Birmingham University Lecturer Professor David Wilson
  • Regular tea and coffee breaks
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Merchandise & Book Signings

Saturday (Evening)

29th September 2018 | 7:00pm onwards

  • 130th Anniversary Dinner Event
  • Three Course Dinner with Wine
  • Key Note Lecture and Discussion with Author and Boston University Lecturer, Martin Fido, entitled “Jack the Ripper: The French Connection”


30th September 2018 | 10:00am – 4:30pm

  • The H-Division Crime Bus Day Out
  • Guided Bus Tour of London’s Notorious Criminal Past
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Limited Space
  • *Only Available to VIP Two Day Conference Ticket Holders


Secure Your Place Today!

Don’t delay, book your place at the UK’s number true crime conference

Day Ticket Only £60pp

Includes 4 expert guest speakers, tea & coffee breaks and buffet lunch.

(Saturday 29th September 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm)


Saturday Evening Only £55pp

Includes 4 expert guest speakers, tea & coffee breaks and buffet lunch.

(29th September 2018 7pm – late)


2018 Jack The Ripper Conference Pack Only £25pp

Special collectors editor pack – Includes exclusive articles, magazines and booklets produced exclusively for the 2018 Conference


VIP Two Day Conference Ticket Only £150pp

Includes everything listed above and special access to the H-Division guides London crime bus tour on Sunday the 30th of September

(Limited Tickets Available)


Martin Fido

Regarded as one of the worlds leading authorities of the Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders, Martin Fido is a university professor, true crime writer and broadcaster. His many books include The Crimes, Detection and Death of Jack the Ripper, The Official Encyclopedia of Scotland Yard, Serial Killers, and The Murder Guide to London. He is also one of the authors of ‘The Complete Jack the Ripper A to Z.’

Martin has made several appearances at the official Jack the Ripper Crime Conferences and we are delighted he has decided to join us once again for the 130th Anniversary to be held in the heart of London’s East End in September 2018.

Professor David Wilson

Regarded as the Uk’s leading Criminologist, Professor David Wilson is a former professor of criminology at Birmingham City University. A former prison governor, he is known for his work as a criminologist specialising in serial killers through his work with various British police forces, academic publications, books, and media appearances.

Professor Wilson has acted as an advisor to various police forces as a criminologist, and in 2006 was involved in the Ipswich serial murders, which led to the successful arrest and prosecution of serial killer Steve Wright.

He was named top public criminologist by the Times Higher Education Supplement in both 2008 and 2009. In 2017, He acted as Moderator on the Dean Strang and Jerry Buting Making a Murderer Tour in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Newcastle.

Dr Kathrine Ramsland

Dr. Katherine Ramsland teaches forensic psychology at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. She has published over 1,000 articles, stories, blogs, and reviews, and 60 books, including Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, The Mind of a Murderer: Privileged Access to the Demons That Drive Extreme Violence, The Forensic Science of CSI, Inside the Minds of Serial Killers, The Human Predator: A Historical Chronicle of Serial Murder and Forensic Investigation, The Forensic Psychology of Criminal Minds, Beating the Devil’s Game: A History of Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation, The Sex Beast, The Devil’s Dozen, The CSI Effect, and The Criminal Mind: A Writers’ Guide to Forensic Psychology…

Her background in forensic studies positioned her to assist former FBI profiler John Douglas on The Cases That Haunt Us and to co-write a book with former FBI profiler Gregg McCrary, The Unknown Darkness.

When & Where…


The 2018 Jack the Ripper Crime Conference, 130th Anniversary will take place in London’s East End. The Double Event will be a two day conference on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of September 2018. The base for the conference will be at the beautiful Arbor City Hotel on Osborn Street. Delicate discounted room rates will be released in the coming months so check back soon for more information or sign up to the Crime Conference mailing list for the latest announcements.




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