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JUNE EVENTS

Update on our Summer Solstice event at Torphichen Preceptory, 21 June

*For anyone attending our Summer Solstice evening this Friday 21st June: unfortunately Jenni Fagan is no longer able to appear due to illness. We are doing everything we can to find a replacement at short notice, but obviously we know that Jenni was a big draw, so if you would like a refund on your ticket, please just get in touch.

The evening is going ahead as planned - a mixture of spoken word and music, performances from Shetland poet Roseanne Watt, local hero Ian Macartneyare confirmed, as well as music from Aisling Vorster on the clarsach. We are very much looking forward to celebrating the longest night of the year in such a special setting, the Torphichen Preceptory, and look forward to welcoming people there.

Doors open at 7pm and tickets are £10 which includes refreshments and a discount on books.
Torphichen Preceptory, Torphichen, West Lothian, EH48 4NB

  

 Celebrate the summer solstice with us!

Friday 21st June

7pm

Torphichen Preceptory

This will be an incredibly special event at Torphichen Preceptory. Three of Scotland's leading poets, Jenni Fagan, Ian Macartney and Roseanne Watt, will be joined by the beautiful sounds of the clarsach, played by Aisling Vorster.

We cannot think of a better setting for this event and are incredibly grateful to the Knights of St John for making it possible.

You can reserve your tickets via facebook: Far From The Madding Crowd Linlithgow, email: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.com or over the phone during business hours: 01506 845509 Or of course, just pop into the shop!

Obsession is an art in this Victorian thriller

The Doll Factory with Elizabeth Macneal

Wednesday 26th June

7pm

Linlithgow Canal Tea Rooms

The Doll Factory may be Elizabeth Macneal's first book, but it's already being developed as a TV series and was BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime in May 2019.

Elizabeth brings Victorian London to vivd life with the characters of Iris, Silas and Albie and a dark tale of obsession and possession that will stay with you long after the final page.

You can reserve your tickets via facebook: Far From The Madding Crowd Linlithgow, email: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.com or over the phone during business hours: 01506 845509 Or of course, just pop into the shop!

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Amazing news!

We are one of six independent bookshops in the UK to be the inaugural winners of the

Pan MacMillan Innovation Award!

We're going to use the award to expand the schools festival, it should make the event sustainable for the next few years and we'll also be able to develop a digital strand which we're really excited about!

We'll keep you all updated on progress, but now it's time to celebrate!

You can read more about the award here


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 FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD WAS THE

INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR

SCOTLAND 2017

THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

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