A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

This Is It! Literary Cabaret – 23 Nov 2017 @ 7pm

DATE: Thursday 23 November 2017

TIME: 7-8.30pm

VENUE: Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP

TICKETS: £7/ £6




7 pmWelcome - LAS Chair Peggy Hughes
Official opening - Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs. 
Introduction- Event Host, Siân Bevan
7.15 pmPUBLISHING - Francis Bickmore, Publishing Director, Canongate Books
7.30 pmFESTIVALS - Adrian Turpin, Director, Wigtown Book Festival
7.45 pmLIBRARIES - Pamela Tulloch, CEO, Scottish Libraries & Information Council (SLIC)
8 pmWRITERS - William Letford, poet
8.15 pmINTERNATIONAL - Louise Welsh, author
8.30 pmThanks & close cabaret - LAS Chair Peggy Hughes
Blackwell's Edinburgh bookshop stocked with Scotland's writers & publishers
ACTIVEe demonstration of 3D printing (available in all public libraries)
Paid bar.
9 pmClose