Portobello Book Festival 2020 Programme

As you’ll know, the whole book festival will be online this year. Click on the links below to find out more about each event and when you will be able to watch them. To watch the events, just come to the website at the time indicated and click on the post. You will find either a video to watch or a podcast to listen to for each event which you can access at any time after the event has gone live.

Click here for the links to events which you can
watch or listen again at your leisure.

Friday 7pm: Archie Foley – More Footprints in the Sand

Friday 8pm: Anne Stormont – Finding Fulfilment

Saturday 11am: Tom Mole – The Secret Life of Books

Saturday 12noon: Janis Mackay – A Sense of Place and Imagination

Saturday 1pm: Doug Johnstone – Dark Humour

Saturday 2-4pm: Creative Writing Workshop with J L Hall

Saturday 2pm: Edward Ross – Gamish: A Graphic of Gaming

Saturday 3pm: John D Burns – mountaineer, writer and storyteller – talks to Portobello Book Festival.

Saturday 4pm: Jackie Baldwin and Olga Wojtas – Captivating Crime

Saturday 5pm: Gavin Francis – Island Dreams

Sunday 11am: Sheila M Averbuch – Social and Anti-Social Media

Sunday 12noon: Peter Ross – A Tomb with a View

Sunday 1pm: Leonie Charlton – Marram

Sunday 2pm: Letters from Lockdown

Sunday 3pm: Keith Skene – Resolving the climate emergency: Why societal and environmental sustainability are interdependent

Sunday 4pm: Donald Bloxham – History: Why Bother?

Sunday 5pm: Through Travellers’ Eyes (edited Leonie Charlton and Peter E Ross)

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