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Leith Festival: Tim Bell's Trainspotting Tours

  • Leith Docker's Club 17-17a Academy Street Edinburgh EH6 7EE (map)

Part of Leith Festival 2019. For more information, please visit

From the author of the acclaimed best book about Welsh’s Trainspotting, Tim Bell takes us on a deep dive into Trainspotting and back to the Leith of the 1980s and 1990s, warts, laughs and all. It’s the story that belongs to Leith and went world-wide. Nobody knows it like Tim Bell knows it. Go. See. Sing. Think. A signed copy of CHOOSE LIFE. CHOOSE LEITH: Trainspotting on Location will be available to buy.

Tour starts from the courtyard of the Leith Dockers Club. Tickets are £5/£4 conc and are first come first served. Strict maximum of 15 tickets per tour due to health and safety precautions.