Box Office: 01478 613750
FÈIS LEABHRAICHEAN AN EILEIN
SKYE BOOK FESTIVAL
1 - 3 SEPTEMBER 2016
PBFA ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR

Peter May

Crime Writer

Morag Henriksen

Artist, Poet and Singer

Joanne Harris

Author and Musician

Ian Stephen

Writer, Artist and Storyteller

Freeland Barbour

Performer, Composer, Producer

Fiona Bird

Author, Food Writer

Alan McKirdy

Environmental Geologist

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Booking Information

ONLINE on event links or at ticketweb

TELEPHONE 01478 613750. Lines open everyday 9.00am – 5.00pm.

IN PERSON Aros Centre, Viewfield Road, Portree IV51 9EU. Open everyday 9.00am – 5.00pm.

EVENTS Unless otherwise stated events last about an hour and include a Q&A session and book signing where appropriate. All events will be held at the Aros centre unless otherwise stated.

FOLLOW US Keep an eye on the festival website and facebook for updates.

TICKET DEALS
DAY PASS £10 – To include all events for one day.
FULL FESTIVAL PASS £30 – To include all events for the entire Festival.

THE VENUES
AROS CENTRE Viewfield Road, Portree, Skye IV51 9EU
Aros is a popular visitor attraction and community cultural centre offering exhibitions, cinema, live music, comedy, dance, drama, theatre, galleries, workshops and with a family friendly restaurant, gift shop and children’s play areas. Find out more at: www.aros.co.uk or call 01478 613750.

PORTREE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Located in the Fingal Centre, Portree. Viewfield Road, Portree IV51 9ET. Telephone: 01478 614823.

GETTING HERE
Help with accommodation and planning your break: VisitScotland: +44 (0)131 524 2121 www.visitscotland.com
Public transport in Scotland: Traveline: +44 (0)871 200 2233 www.travelinescotland.com

PARKING
Ample free parking is available at both venues.

PBFA ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR

Antiquarian secondhand, collectable and rare books and other printed material offered for sale at the Aros Centre FREE ENTRY

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Opening Hours:
Thursday 12noon – 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.30pm

 

EXHIBITORS

CREAKING SHELVES BOOKS

Arkaig Cottage, Achintore Road, Fort William, Inverness-Shire, PH33 6RN

T 01397 702886   E chris@creakingshelvesbooks.com

Contact: Chris Robinson

Specialisms: General non-fiction, especially natural history, mountaineering, medicine, Scottish topography and history.


HILARY FARQUHARSON

Sturt, Tannadice, Forfar, Angus, DD8 3TU

T 01307 860293   E deucharfarm@btconnect.com

Contact: Hilary Farquharson

Specialisms: Scottish, travel and fine bindings in many subjects.


GILLEASBUIG FERGUSON RARE BOOKS

Taigh na Mara, Skeabost Bridge, Isle of Skye, IV51 9NP

T 01470 532808; 07766 20453   E gilleasbuig@hotmail.com

Contact: Gilleasbuig Ferguson

Specialisms: Early Scottish books, Highlands, Hebrides and Scottish Gaelic. Geology, Darwin, natural history and evolutionary science. Fine bindings.


 

MICHAEL MOON’S BOOKSHOP

19 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7AL

Contact: Michael Moon And Peter Moon

Specialisms: Lake counties, travel, history, cinema.


MR MAC

Stenhouse Cottage, Tynron, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4LD

T 01848 200469   E info@mrmacbooks.co.uk   W www.mrmacbooks.co.uk

Contact: Ranald McDonald

Specialisms: General stock and anything of Scottish interest.


RGM BOOKS

16 Cramond Court, Hallglen, Falkirk, FK1 2PW

T 07722 555898   E richardmurphy1981@hotmail.co.uk

Contact: Mr Richard Murphy

Specialisms: General antiquarian books, comics and ephemera.

OUR SUPPORTERS

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE SKYE BOOK FESTIVAL 2015

Thank you to all the writers, thinkers, artists and authors that travelled to Aros to inspire, challenge and entertain you were magnificent. Thank you so much to the fabulous audiences. We hope you enjoyed the Skye Book Festival 2015.