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Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival 2017

November 25 to November 26

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Cove and Kilcreggan Annual Book Festival 2017

Ian Rankin and Jon Snow headline an exciting line up of authors, writers, and performers who are due to participate at our fifth annual Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival.

This fantastic event is to take place over the weekend of 25-26th November 2017, in Cove Burgh Hall – a short walk or drive from Knockderry House. The event has a growing reputation of including established and exciting new authors in its line up and this year will be no different. This year the Book Festival is presenting a Food and Drink Special with Rachel McCormack – a regular of the Kitchen Cabinet, and Sue Lawrence – a hugely influential Scottish Food writer amongst the many presenters invited to speak.

Authors taking the stage at Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival this year include Sarah Trevelyan (ex wife of Jimmy Boyle) Jim Carruth (the Glasgow Makar) Paul MacAlindin (founder of the Iraqi Youth Orchestra) Jon Snow (Anchor of Channel 4 News) and Ian Rankin (top selling crime writer). And for the first time there will be food and drink theme at the two-day event in November, which will be held in Cove Burgh Hall for the fifth year.

Chairs include: Sarah Smith – Scotland editor BBC, Rosemary Burnett – former head of Amnesty International Scotland, Cate Devine – Herald Food Writer, Peggy Hughes – Director Dundee Book Festival, and our very own Ruth Wishart – journalist and broadcaster.

2 Night Mini Break

If you are looking to attend then take advantage of our 2 Night Mini Break Offer and make a weekend of it. If you plan to stay, Knockderry can pre-purchase tickets for you, just let us know which authors and events you would like to see. The full programme is on the Cove Burgh Hall website.

Tickets and Programme

With a tantalising programme of events for Saturday tickets will be in demand. To ensure your seat, contact the Cove Burgh Hall and ‘Request Tickets’ specifying the sessions you would like to attend. Tickets are £6 per session. A full programme has now been published and can be downloaded by clicking on the PDF document below. Or by contacting the organisers

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