October to November 2020
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The Pentlands Book Festival coincides with Book Week Scotlandand is held in Colinton, Currie, Balerno and Juniper Green.  Organised by local folk for the communityin conjunction with Currie and Colinton Libraries. COVID 19
This year the Festival invites everyone to express their vision of the post-pandemic future of our area by contributing to a community writing project. Setting the inspirational ball rolling, PBF has published a piece from each of the Thread Leaders right here on the website, and on its Facebook page. Each Thread Leader has a dedicated email address so you can send pictures, photos, maps and, of course words. Then interact directly with the Leaders who will prepare all the material for publication here and possibly in the C&B News. Click here to investigate the three threads the topics and leaders. The PBF programme will be featuring and publishing a celebration of our writing project during Book Week Scotland in November.
Writing Project BETA VERSION
We’ve virtual sessions with Jackie Kay, a history walk, the art of illustration by Metaphrog, local history plus the annual 1 st World War poets memorial lecture, local authors and three new creative writing strands planned.
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Details of how to view the virtual festival will appear here and on Eventbrite … all will be Zoom based.