Weekend Timetable 3 – 5 August, 2018


bute noir writers


4.30 pm – 5.30pm Bute Museum
A starter for tension: James Oswald, Sarah Hilary and Mari Hannah

6 pm – 7 pm Rothesay Library
Far horizons: Abir Mukherjee and Graeme Macrae Burnet

7.30 pm– 8.30 pm Print Point
From screen to page to screen: Helen FitzGerald and Alexandra Sokoloff

9 pm10 pm Rothesay Library
Chris Brookmyre. Interviewed by Luca Veste

10.15 pm – 12am Black Bull Inn
Noir at The Bar – Free Entry


12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Bute Museum
Time’s Up: Alexandra Sokoloff, Sarah Hilary, Mari Hannah and Yrsa Sigurdardottir on violence against women in crime fiction

2 pm – 3 pm Rothesay Library
Our people and places: Denzil Meyrick and Craig Robertson

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm Rothesay Library
Now For Something Completely Different: Chris Brookmyre, Helen FitzGerald, Abir Mukherjee andLuca Veste

5 pm – 6 pm Print Point
Is it Always a Crime?: Graeme Macrae Burnet and Michael J Malone

7.30 pm – 8.30 pm Rothesay Library
Northern Stars: Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Alex Gray

9 pm -10 pm Bute Museum
A Question of Court: The Return of the Quiz! Followed by entertainment.


12.45 pm – 1.45pm Print Point
Bloody Bute: Myra Duffy, Alanna Knight and Michael J Malone

2.15 pm-3.45 pm Print Point
Writer’s Workshop with Alexandra Sokoloff

2.30 pm-3 .30 pm Rothesay Library
Hold the Front Page: Anna Smith and Craig Robertson

4 pm-5 pm Bute Museum
Watching the Detectives: Denzil Meyrick, James Oswald and Alex Gray

5.30 pm-6.30 pm Bute Museum
The Last Stand: Alex Gray, Anna Smith, Luca Veste and whoever else is left standing will be questioned by Craig Robertson and a special mystery interviewer.

Please also check out  ‘Sold Out Sessions‘ page too.

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If you live on the Isle of Bute, you can drop in and buy tickets from any of the three venues:

Print Point, West Princes Street, Rothesay
Bute Museum, Stuart Street, Rothesay
Rothesay Library, Stuart Street, Rothesay

Each Bute Noir session costs £4.00, with the exception of the Quiz which costs £6.00

If you are not on the island and wish to purchase tickets in advance of the weekend (booking highly recommended!), please contact Print Point on 01700 503389.  Debit card payments as well as all major credit card providers accepted.


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