David Ross ()ttakar‘s' Bookstore. L'nit 6. Bttchanan (iallet'ies. Buchanan Street. 353 I500. 6 8pm. l‘ree. Well known local author promotes his latest book. ()n The Trail ()f‘liiiiiiiii’ Prince ('linrlie (Luath Press £7.99 ).

Weddings And After BBC. Main Reception. Queen Margaret Drive.

7. l 5pm. £5. An evening reception inspired by William .\lcll\anney's novel lleddines- And After with poetry. tnusic and toasts. 'l‘ickets itttist be bottght in advance on 0l4l 945 3207.


Michael Gray \Valet‘slone's. l3 » l4 Princes Street. 556 3034. 6.30pm. l‘ree. (iray is considered to be the world authority on Bob Dylan and his album- by-album guide. Sung And Dance .llun: The Art (If/fol) l)_vlun ((‘ontinuum £29.99). is a must for all fans. Hear him read from and discuss his work.


Storymaking, Literature and Film Netherbow Arts ('entre. 43 -45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. 2 4.30pm. £8 (£5 ). The relationship between different mediums is explored in this storytelling workshop. ()ne iii a series of three workshops.


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Cabaret In The Cafe Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 8pm. l‘ree. Robert Knox hosts a unique mix of music. performance poetry. spoken word and stand-up cotnedy.


Shore Poets (‘anons‘ (iait. 232 (‘anongate 556 4481. 8pm. l-‘ree. Poets Bashabi Fraser. Brian Johnstone and Allison l‘tlllk perform with music from ('rowdie House.


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Waterstone's/GFT Film Quiz (ilasgow l-‘ilm 'l'heatre. [2 Rose Street. 332 8128. 8.45pm. £1. Mega-popular qui/ as ever. enter as a team of no tnore than four people and book early to avoid disappointment.


Alex Benzie Water-stone's. 153 157

Sauchiehall Street. 332 9l05. 7pm. l-"ree. (ilasgtm born tiovelist Alex Ben/ie reads

Sally Magnusson gets in the family way at Waterstone's. Glasgow, Thu 29 Jun

from his second novel The Angle 0/ Incidence (Penguin £7.99).

Science Fiction/Fantasy Discussion Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30pm. Free. Discussion of Some Place '16 Be Flying by (‘harles [)e Lint.


Bella Bathurst \Vaterstone’s. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 6pm. Free. Bella Bathurst discusses her biography of the Stevenson fatnin ’l'lie Light/muse Stet-ensme of which Robert Lotiis was a part but by no means the most productive member. A bestseller in hardback. Bathurst also won the (iuardian First Book Award in I999 with this book.


Ali Smith, Laura Hird. Ajay Close 8: David McVey Paisley (‘entral Library. High Street. 887 3672. 8pm. l-‘ree. Readings from sortie of Scotland’s most prominent young authors.



Alan Gear & Barry Freestone ()ttakar’s Bookstore. Unit 6. Buchanan (ialleries. Buchanan Street. 353 1500. 6 8pm. liree. The authors of The Complete (iuide '12) Glass Painting ((‘ollins & Brown £19.99) will demonstrate ideas from their book. Sally Magnusson Waterstone's.

l53- l57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9l05. 7pm. Free. Magnusson launches the paperback of Family Life (Harpetfollins £ l 2.99). which describes the trials and triumphs of parenthood.

Edinburgh Phillip Hills Holyt'ood Hotel. Holyt'ood Road. 550 4500. 7pm. £4. Phillip Hills

talks about his connoisseur's guide to whisky Appreciating ll'liisky (Harpetfollins £6.99) and leads a tasting session of line whiskies.

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Personal Storymaking: Meaning and Form Netherbow Arts Centre. 43 45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. 2-4.30pm. £8 (£5). The structure and craft of a story is explored in this storytelling workshop. ()ne of a series of three.

Magic Of Midsummer 'l‘he Waverley. St Mary‘s Street. 556 9579. 7.30pm. £2.50. Storyteller and balladeer Duncan Williamson performs traditional songs and tales.


Jackie Kay. Don Paterson & Michel Faber Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 7pm. l‘ree. Jackie Kay. l)on Paterson and (Tnder The Skin author Michel l’aber will all be performing their work.



Otherworlds Of The Celtic Harp Netherbow Arts Centre. 43 45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). ('larsach player Bill 'l'aylor joins storyteller Karen Ralls-Maclcod for tales of harpists. fairy folk and the (‘eltic Saints.


Sauchiehall Street Reading Group Waterstone's. 153 I57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9l05. 8pm. The group will discuss Peter (‘arey's Oscar and Lucinda.



Michael Buller Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. l‘ree. Author of French (Vie/"x (Tm/tine hosts a free tasting of the best of l-‘rench food.


Andrew Lownie \Valel'sltine's. 1.3 l4 Princes Street. 556 3034. 6.30pm. Free. Lownie's literary walking tour of lidinburgh includes the settings for Stevenson's Dr Jekyll And .llr Hyde. Spark's The Prime ()_/'.lli.\xs .leun Brodie. Welsh's 'Ii'uinx/mrling and many Relms' crime scenes all of which are described in detail in his Literary ('mn/niniun 72) Edinburgh (Methuen £9.99).

Out Loud Athletic Arms. Angle Park 'l'errace. 337 3822. 7.30pm. £| donation. New tnonthly open mic night of poetry. prose and song run by the Phoenix Writers‘ (iroup. For more information email mailwjulieclark.co.tik.



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MFA at CCA McLelIan Galleries Saturday 24 June to Saturday 1 July. Saturdays and weekdays 10am 6pm Sunday 11am 6pm

Studio Glasgow Film Theatre Monday 26 June to Friday 30 June at 11am


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