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Hello Horse with Vivian French and Catherine Rayner New 2-3 Days

Hello Horse with Vivian French and Catherine Rayner

Atkinson-Pryce is thrilled to be joined in the Library by the fabulous Vivian French and Catherine Rayner to celebrate their first book together. Hello Horse gently introduces children to Shannon (who is Catherine’s own horse!), offers encouragement and provides practical tips such as how to give a carrot the right way. Join us in the library for storytime and an illustration workshop from two of the finest children’s writers today.Children must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets please contact Akinson-Pryce Books on 01899 221225...

Date: Saturday 27 October

Polly Pullar presents "A Richness of Martens: Wildlife Tales From Ardnamurchan" 2-3 Days

Polly Pullar presents "A Richness of Martens: Wildlife Tales From Ardnamurchan"

Polly Pullar, naturalist and photographer visits Atkinson-Pryce Books to share the remarkable story of wild pine martens who frequent a garden in Ardnamurchan. In “A Richness of Martens”, natural history coupled with Pullar’s own wildlife experiences, result in a fascinating glimpse of a much misunderstood animal and a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats. Buy Tickets..

Date: Monday 22nd October

Robin A Crawford visits Atkinson-Pryce for a launch of his recently published book "Into the Peatlands" 2-3 Days

Robin A Crawford visits Atkinson-Pryce for a launch of his recently published book "Into the Peatlands"

The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water and from time immemorial they have been places of seasonal human habitation. In this fascinating book Robin A. Crawford explores the peatlands over the course of the year, describing the seasonal processing of peat as fuel and revealing one of the key rhythms of island life.  It is also an exploration of the wildlife, folklore, history and culture associated with these lonely, watery places.  Buy Tickets..

Date: Wednesday 24th October

The Concert for Brownsbank 2018:  Aidan O’Rourke, Kit Downes & James Robertson with their “365 Special” show of stories and music. 2-3 Days

The Concert for Brownsbank 2018: Aidan O’Rourke, Kit Downes & James Robertson with their “365 Special” show of stories and music.

An evening of fine music and words with musicians Aidan O’Rourke, Kit Downes and former Brownsbank fellow, author James Robertson.  Brownsbank Cottage at Candymill was the home of poet Hugh MacDiarmid, a significant Scottish cultural figure of the 20th Century.  All profits from this event will go to securing MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank for present and future generations. "Organiser: MacDiarmid's Brownsbank SCIO, Scottish Charity SC045987" Buy Tickets..

Date: Friday 12th October

Tiger Tea Party  2-3 Days

Tiger Tea Party

Atkinson-Pryce Books celebrates the 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and the recently published Scottish edition “The Teeger That Cam for His Tea” with a Tiger Tea Party.  Come along for some tiger fun!  All tigers welcome.Young children to be accompanied by an adult. ..

Date: Saturday 20th October

Val McDermid 2-3 Days

Val McDermid

Atkinson-Pryce Books hosts an evening with the queen of crime-writing Val McDermid at Biggar Library celebrating publication of her latest gripping novel “Broken Ground: a Karen Pirie Thriller”.  Sorry but the on line allocation of tickets is now sold out.  A small number of tickets will be available from Atkinson Pryce Bookshop from 6th October onwards...

Date: Saturday 27th October

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