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Colonsay Book Festival – 27 & 28 April 2019

The Colonsay Book Festival is delighted to announce the event programme for its 2019 Festival. With a strong island focus, this year’s event features an award-winning range of writers and authors who bring stories from the heart and the edge of Scotland to our festival weekend.

You can find details here – and weekend pass tickets are available by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you here!

The people of Colonsay, like many communities large and small, have always shared a love of books and literature, joining in book groups and participating in fringe poetry sessions at the music festival. At a community meeting in June 2011, the idea of a book festival for the island was tentatively mooted, and ten months later, at the end of April 2012, we were welcoming our first six authors and an eager audience.

Alexander McCall Smith: “This was a wonderful start to a literary festival that I am sure will become one of the most enjoyable festivals on offer. Everything worked so well and the atmosphere was extraordinarily friendly.”

Liz Lochhead: “To say this is a BRILLIANT festival – simply the best – is not to say too much…..”

tickets
Full weekend pass for all 6 events. Individual Events. Tickets  available now
bookAbout the Authors: Author biogs for the 2019 festival line-up.
schedule
Festival Programme: An action packed weekend of literature in the Hebrides. Does it get any better?
About the Authors: 2019 festival line-up author biogs.
Festival Programme: An action packed weekend of literature in the Hebrides. Does it get any better?


With grateful thanks to our kind sponsors:

Caledonian MacBrayne
Marine Harvest