The 2019 Festival Programme
Friday 20th Sept. Preview Night
Singer/songwriter Adrian Nation brings us The Benderloch Stone and other incredible “musical stories”
Plus - a chance for a visit to the Reading Room before the festival 8 pm £5
Saturday 21st Sept. Bookends Festival Launch with Kenneth Steven 3 pm Free Join us in the Reading Room, find out about all of our events, take part in competitions and select a book or two.
Storytelling with Alison Clark, Triple Aspect Puppet Co. 3.30 pm and 4.15 pm Free
Suitable for all ages, booking advisable.
Author and Broadcaster, Lesley Riddoch: Blossom 7 pm £8
Sunday 22nd Sept. Author Liz MacCrae Shaw: No Safe Anchorage 2 pm £8
Bard, Makar & Poet, Stuart A Paterson 7 pm £8
Monday 23rd Sept. Poetry Talk with Kenneth Steven + Q and A session 3.30 pm Free
Oban Phoenix Cinema showing Lesley Riddoch’s Nation Films: Iceland and Norway
Please phone the cinema on 01631 562905 for time, screen and prices.
Tuesday 24th Sept. BookBug Event for pre-5 and P1 children. 11am Free
WURDPLAY: local writers’ open mic hosted by Jamie Livingstone. 7.30 pm Entry by donation.
The Reading Room is open every weekday from 11am ‘til 6.30 pm
and 2 pm ‘til 6.30 pm at the weekend.
Thursday 26th Sept Finish What You Started – bring along your project – writing, sewing, drawing, knitting etc.
Join with like-minded souls for a cuppa and a blether 2 pm Free
Friday 27th Sept. Bookends Quiz Night with Quiz-master Craig Munro 7 pm for 7.30 pm
Teams of up to 6, £2 per head
Saturday 28th Sept. Author Ken MacTaggart: The First Moon Landing 2 pm £8
Journalist Kathie Griffiths: Yorkshire Grit to Highland Hoolie,
A Tale of Two Tabloids 4 pm £8
Author Angus Peter Campbell: Memory and Straw 7 pm £8
All events are in The Victory Hall, Benderloch except the film showing which is in the Oban Phoenix Cinema.
More details on our Facebook page Bookends Festival Benderloch and www.bookends.scot
Bookends Festival 2019 is sponsored by Aggregate Industries; Glensanda Quarry
We are grateful also to Scottish Book Trust, Taynuilt Medical Practice Trust, Argyll and Bute Council and our generous Media Partners,
The Oban Times, Oban FM and Oban Phoenix Cinema.