All Events

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.

Abir Mukherjee & Kaite Welsh

Partners in Crime

Monday 21 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kaite Welsh, journalist and critic, presents a brilliant new historical crime series set in the underworld of Victorian Edinburgh and featuring the medic-detective, Sarah Gilchrist. Abir Mukherjee offers a second turn for Captain Sam Wyndham and...

Unbound

Beating New Passages

Monday 21 August 9:00pm - 11:00pm

A soulful night of music exploring Scotland’s relationship with India. Yorkston/Thorne/Khan perform hits from their critically acclaimed debut album Everything Sacred and follow-up Neuk Wight Delhi All Stars – a mingling of traditions from Britain...

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