Sun 25 Aug 15:15 - 16:15
The New York Times Main Theatre
An Abandoned Mythical Land
Former director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and founder of Borders Book Festival, Alistair Moffat turns his attention to the mythical sphere of Lindisfarne in To the Island of Tides. Now an area for calm retreat and spiritual renewal, Moffat tells us it wasn’t always like this, with Viking raids and Henry VIII’s abandonment causing the area untold problems.