Booked! West Dunbartonshire Festival of Words 2014 12th May – 31st May 2014

12th May – 31st May 2014

West Dunbartonshire Libraries and Cultural Services

Terry Lanagan, Executive Director of Educational Services.


West Dunbartonshire Festival of Words

12th – 31st May, 2014

This year’s festival aims to reflect the broader concerns of the country. There will be two events offerin different perspectives on World War One with Sir Hew Strachan focussing on the global impact of the war whilst Colin Campbell will examine the experiences of  a Scottish battalion.

Issues around the up-coming referendum will be showcased by The Bus Party – writers and singers, who are touring Scotland, engaging with local communities and encouraging them to think about the society that they want to live in after the Referendum.

Alistair Moffat, the writer and broadcaster, will be delivering the Alastair Pearson Lecture.

Others appearing at the festival include: Bernard MacLaverty, James Oswald and Andrew Greig.

The programme will include two events for children featuring the sensational Badger the Mystical Mutt and the hilarious Jonathan Meres.

Adult events

School Events




All our events are free. Tickets are essential and can be obtained from all branches of West Dunbartonshire Libraies.

Information on any aspect of Booked! can be obtained by telephoning:

Allan Gordon on 01389 608978.

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