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Book Week Scotland at The Bakehouse

BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND AT THE BAKEHOUSE on the theme of NOURISHMENT.

Saturday December 2nd

YUM YUM   2.00 – 4.30

Tom Pow leads a creative writing workshop – poetry and short prose pieces – which explores food and the place of food in our lives.

FREE. 15 places.

Nourishment for the Body and the Mind

Tom Pow

Saturday December 2nd  7.30pm – 9.00pm

Poet Tom Pow reads poems concerned with food, cooking and eating. Chrys Salt invites the audience to share poems on a  similar subject that have strong associations for  them.

With wine and tasty tapas titbits provided by super-cook Sue Best in the interval.

Tickets: £10.00. Booking essential.

Ron Butlin

Ron Butlin

Saturday March 3rd 2018   7.30 - 9.00

The Bakehouse is honoured to host RON BUTLIN, a former Edinburgh Makar /Poet Laureate with an international reputation as a prize-winning novelist. Ron has nearly twenty books to his credit, has won many prizes and been translated into over a dozen languages. His novel, Ghost Moon, was nominated for the international IMPAC Prize 2016. This year sees the publication of his fifth novel, Billionaires’ Banquet; his first novel for early teens, Steve & FranDan Take on the World, a verse-and-picture book for children, Day of the Trolls! www.ronbutlin.co.uk

‘Playful, haunting and moving, this is writing of the highest quality . . . One of the most inventive and daring novels ever to have come out of Scotland.’ Ian Rankin

'Butlin is the best, most productive Scottish poet of his generation.' Douglas Dunn in The Scotsman

Followed by

The Fickle Tupperware Bowl of Fate
Come and strut your stuff, poetic, musical or theatrical 
in our acclaimed open mic spots.

Tickets £5.00

BIG LIT 2018

Big Lit Logo

The Stewartry Book Festival

Thursday April 19 – Sunday April 22nd

Our annual festival of talks, performances, workshops, installation, music, poetry, prose and entertainments on literary themes.

The full programme will be published on

www.biglit.org in due course.

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