Crime Talk – Evening of Serial Killers with Cheish Merryweather

Something a little bit different coming to the Folk Hall this November. A 2-hour talk with the founder of Crime Viral and serial killer expert Cheish Merryweather.

Join us for an Evening of Serial Killers *updated talk for 2022* An unmissable night of true crime and psychopath spotting. Not to be missed here at the New Earswick Folk Hall, Saturday 10th November!


Throughout this talk Cheish Merryweather (serial killer expert as seen on BBC) will explore the triple threat. 

Are serial killers born or made? FBI profilers explain: “Genetics loads the gun, their personality and psychology aim it, and their experiences pull the trigger.”

This talk will investigate the childhoods and crimes of the following serial killers: Ed Kemper, Robert Maudsley, Gary Ridgway, Samuel Little, Aileen Wuornos, John Wayne Gacy, Richard Ramirez, Dennis Rader, David Berkowitz, and Ed Gein. 


Cheish will talk through the important techniques to spot a real-life psychopath and also how to protect yourself from psychopathy. 

LIVE INTERACTIVE QUIZZES: Are you a good psychopath? Would a psychopath be attracted to you? How good are you at spotting psychopathy.

Case studies include: Rodney Alcala, John Wayne Gacy, Karla Homolka, Ian Brady, Dorothea Puente, Gwendolyn Graham and Catherine May Wood.

Doors: 7.00pm

Talk Starts: 7.30pm

Talk Duration: 2 hours (approx) + interval


To use this discount, we need to see a valid photocard ID card upon entry to the event. The discount is only valid for the guest named in the valid photocard ID. If you cannot present a valid photocard ID there will be a charge for a full price ticket to access the event.