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A message from Gerda Stevenson

A message from Gerda on hearing BOOKMARK 2020 has been cancelled:

So sorry to hear about the cancellation of BOOKMARK 2020 - look forward...

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A Message from Billy Kay, author of The Scottish World: A Journey into the Scottish Diaspora and invited guest at the 2020 Festival

I hope this finds you well and that you and your families are surviving the pandemic. 

Many people gave of their time to be interviewed for...

by Billy Kay
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Poems for our time by local poet, Jim Mackintosh


There is nothing to add to your virtual embrace
As I gaze empty at daffodils innocent of time
Then out of the solemn sky the softest...