Booked! Festival of Words, West Dunbartonshire Libraries. 11 – 22 May, 2015


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Booked! West Dunbartonshire Festival of Words 2015

11th May – 22nd May 2015

Since its launch Booked has become well established as West Dunbartonshire’s annual literary festival offering a wide a range of topical, entertaining and stimulating events. This year’s line-up continues that tradition mixing the best contemporary writers with poets, musicians, an actor and fascinating talks on topics as diverse as the Lusitania and the photography of Robert Mapplethorpe.

Other participants include Denise Mina,Elizabeth May, Rachel McCrum, Michel Faber, Alex Norton, Carol Craig,  Rob Cowen,  Mill Girls on Tour, which is a wonderful fusion of poetry, drama and song celebrating the lives and struggles of the mill workers of Paisley and a wonderful evening’s entertainment. This year’s Alastair Pearson lecture will be delivered by Lesley Riddoch

Programme of Events

Creative writing workshops with Allan Wilson


Alexandria Library, Gilmour Street
G83 0DA

Balloch Library

Carrochan Road
G83 8BW

Clydebank Library
Dumbarton Road
G81 1XH

Dalmuir Library
Lennox Place
G81 4HR

Dumbarton Library
Strathleven Place
G82 1BA

Duntocher Library
Glenhead C.E. Centre
Duntiglennan Road
G81 6HF

Millennium Hall
Church Road
G83 8NF

Clydebank High School
Janetta Street
G81 3EJ  (Please don’t contact the school re: festival – for information contact: Allan Gordon on 01389 608978)


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