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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Mysteries of the Museum

All Ages

Tuesday 22 August 11:00am - 4:30pm

Discover some of the amazing objects from the National Museum of Scotland and then use them as the inspiration for your own exciting stories with the help of Museum Mystery Squad author Mike Nicholson.