Pentlands Book Festival 2016 21-27 November Events day by day Pentlands Book Festival 2016 21-27 November Events in Juniper green, Colinton and Currie
Home Home For Kids For Kids Gallery Gallery Tickets Contact us Contact us Competition Competition
27 November –  3 December 2017
Programme day by day
Click on the item to discover more about the event
Meet Our Local Authors
Geoff Akers “Isaac Rosenberg - Visionary & Victim”
Pam Wardell “Writing a Family Memoir”
Dorothy Baird “Small Details, Big Life - Poems”
XX “YY”
Guided Walk Duncan Campbell “A Walk with RLS”
Sara Sheridan “An audience with an Historical Novelist”
Crawford Logan “An actor on bringing words to life”
Alan Bissett “More Moira Monologues”
Back by popular demand!
James Robertson “An Evening with James Robertson”
Liz Beevers “You are what you spend … a walk with Sir John Foulis”
Liz Cull and local artists “Pop-up Studio Art Gallery”
San Ghanny “Stories and songs  from Palastine”
Book launch
Pen Reid “TBC”
Helen Taylor “Explore the Heritage of Riccarton and Currie”
Doug Johnstone “Crashingly Good Crime Writing”
Includes wine tasting
Special opening event Scientific Supper
Fri 13 Oct
Thu 16 Nov
Mon 20
Tue 21
Wed 22
Sat 25
Sun 26
Mon 27
Tue 28
Wed 29
Denise Mina “The Long Drop”
Thu 30
Fri 1 Dec Sat 2
Prizes and other fun Music and words in association with Currie High School Faire
Arts Festival Colinton library hosts local artists
Wed 29 to Sat 2
Neil McLennan “War Poets Meeting Holed (and told) in One!”
FIRST DRAFT PROGRAMME Details to be confirmed
Professor Andy White “How Red is your Squirrel”
Musical interlude “Simmerdim Sings”
Kids Programme Special events for kids are listed here
Pentlands Book Festival 2016 21-27 November Events in Juniper green, Colinton and Currie Programme day by day