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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.

Patrick Elliott & Anne Galastro

Heralding an Artist of Substance

Sunday 20 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Some stars shine brightly over a short period of time, others remain for longer before fizzling out. Painter Joan Eardley was in the former camp having a career which lasted less than two decades but which still has an impact today. The Scottish...