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EIBF: ReimagiNation: Scotland's New Towns

  • The Spiegeltent Edinburgh International Book Festival 5 Charlotte Square Gardens Edinburgh EH2 4DR (map)

Part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

For the last two years, social historian Daniel Gray has been searching for utopia. Appointed by the Book Festival as lead writer on our ReimagiNation project, Gray has gathered the stories of communities across Scotland's five New Towns.

Join him and a cast of local residents from Cumbernauld, Irvine, East Kilbride, Glenrothes and Livingston as they tell Scotland's New Town Story, 70 years after they were created.

Daniel Gray has written a number of titles published by Luath Press, including Homage to Caledonia: Scotland and the Spanish Civil War, Stramash: Tackling Scotland's Town and Teams, and This is Scotland: A Country in Words and Pictures

Part of the Scottish Ideas series of events. Supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Tickets for this event are £12/£10 concession and are available from the EIBF event page.