Following the conclusion of the World Cup, local author Mat Guy will be visiting October Books on Wednesday 18th July to read from and discuss his book Minnows Utd: Adventures at the Fringe of the Beautiful Game
Former SNP MSP for East Lothian George Kerevan will be at the Yes Hub Edinburgh to discuss his new book Catalonia Reborn: How Catalonia Took on the Corrupt Spanish State and the Legacy of Franco.
Donald Smith and Annalisa Salis talk about the charming book of Scots folk tales, Wee Folk Tales.
As part of their summer exhibition celebrating the women of Caithness, Lyth Arts Centre welcome Gerda Stevenson, reading from Quines: Poems in tribute to women of Scotland
People and Homes Conference 2018 will cut to the heart of the challenge of homelessness prevention: how to end poverty. Hear speakers who will fire you up with positive, productive solutions that will make you want to get out there and change the world for the better.
Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey – Scottish rapper and author of Poverty Safari, described by Ken Loach as ‘Another cry of anger from a working class that feels the pain of a rotten, failing system’, will talk toxic stress and human behaviour.
Screening of Lesley Riddoch's new project film 'Independent Nordics' with discussion to follow after.
Chris Bambery and George Kerevan launch Catalonia Reborn in Wales at Palas Print.
Join Aye-Aye Books in CCA for an evening with George Kerevan and Chris Bambery on Catalonia Reborn: How Catalonia Took on the Corrupt Spanish State and the Legacy of Franco.
Blackwell's South Bridge host Chris Bambery and George Kerevan for the Edinburgh launch of Catalonia Reborn: How Catalonia Took on the Corrupt Spanish State and the Legacy of Franco
Lesley Riddoch and Darren McGarvey, amongst others, appear at Electoral Reform Society Scotland’s ‘Democracy 21’ conference in Glasgow.
Come and hear poets Edwin Morgan, Glasgow Poet Laureate Jim Carruth, Lesley Duncan, Gerda Stevenson and her stunning collection Quines, Peter McCarey, Liz Niven and Aonghas MacNeacail read their own work in the beautiful surroundings of the Hunterian Museum.
Supported by the Scottish Government
Is Scotland set to follow Norway with a push for outdoor kindergartens? And if so, how do they work? In Arctic Tromso, Turid Boholm set up the Bukkespranget Barnehage (literally 'child garden') with support from local parents. Children learn, play and eat outdoors, even in the cold, dark Arctic winter. She will describe how it's done, how parents are brought on board and how children benefit
Following the event attendees are welcome to join at the George IV Bar, just along from the church, for drinks and food.
Admission to this event is free and all are welcome. For tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/get-the-bairns-oot-nordic-outdoor-kindergartens-in-scotland-tickets-45944700837
Come and hear from Clara Ponsatí, formerly a leading Catalan politician, now living in Scotland. The event will be chaired by George Kerevan, former SNP MP for East Lothian, one of Scotland's foremost voices on the Catalan independence movement, on which he has just co-authored a book.
An evening of conversation with Lesley Riddoch, hosted by Richard Walker, former Editor of The National and The Sunday Herald.
Join Waterstones Trafalgar Square for an evening with George Kerevan and Chris Bambery on Catalonia Reborn.
In the warm up to the World Cup, Waterstones SouthamptonWest Quay are pleased to welcome football author Mat Guy for what promises to be one of our most entertaining 'Conversations in the Café'.