Colonsay Book Festival
25th & 26th April 2020

 
SATURDAY 25TH APRIL

10.30am Martin Edwards


The Golden Age: Then and Now An informal session in which Martin Edwards explores the Golden Age of Murder and his work as consultant to the British Library Crime Classics.
Hotel | £5




12.00pm Light lunch & refreshments


Join us for light lunch and refreshments in the Village Hall before our next author.




1.30pm John D. Burns


Mountaineer, storyteller and author John D Burns entertains with stories, readings and performances from a lifetime’s passion for wild places.




3.00pm Karen Campbell


Karen Campbell returns to Colonsay to talk about her latest novel The Sound of the Hours, set in World War Two in Barga, Italy's most Scottish town.




4.30pm Andrew O’Hagan


One of the foremost chroniclers of modern Britain, Andrew O’Hagan will read and talk about his work – from the comedy of small-town Ayrshire life to the high-octane world of celebrity and fashion.




5.30pm Festival close


Festival closes with a glass of wine and some chat!





All events take place in the Village Hall unless noted in the listings. Tickets for all events are £10 unless noted, and available to purchase on the door. Weekend pass tickets are £50 and available to buy online here.

SUNDAY 26TH APRIL

10.30am Martin Edwards


The Golden Age: Then and Now An informal session in which Martin Edwards explores the Golden Age of Murder and his work as consultant to the British Library Crime Classics.
Hotel | £5




12.00pm Light lunch & refreshments


Join us for light lunch and refreshments in the Village Hall before our next author.




1.30pm John D. Burns


Mountaineer, storyteller and author John D Burns entertains with stories, readings and performances from a lifetime’s passion for wild places.




3.00pm Karen Campbell


Karen Campbell returns to Colonsay to talk about her latest novel The Sound of the Hours, set in World War Two in Barga, Italy's most Scottish town.




4.30pm Andrew O’Hagan


One of the foremost chroniclers of modern Britain, Andrew O’Hagan will read and talk about his work – from the comedy of small-town Ayrshire life to the high-octane world of celebrity and fashion.




5.30pm Festival close


Festival closes with a glass of wine and some chat!





All events take place in the Village Hall unless noted in the listings. Tickets for all events are £10 unless noted, and available to purchase on the door. Weekend pass tickets are £50 and available to buy online here.

 
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