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West Over Sea - The Tobermory Book Festival
24 - 27th October 2019

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Aros Hall

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Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
01688 302415 http://aroshall.co.uk/

October 2019

Douglas Skelton and Alex Gray – Murder on Mull

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£25

Douglas Skelton, author of Thunder Bay, set on Mull (or is it?) discusses crime writing and place with Alex Gray, author of Keep the Midnight Out (definitely set on Mull!). Followed by buffet dinner with glass of wine. Ticket reference for this event is T1. Tickets are £25 each.

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Chris Whatley: Pabay: An Island Odyssey

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£10

Better known as one of Scotland’s leading historians, Chris Whatley has a new book on Pabay - both a history of an island and the story of an extraordinary and inspirational man, his Uncle, Len Whatley who farmed Pabay for many years after the war. In one sense Len failed on Pabay, but his inspiration and determination changed the lives of all who met him and his legacy is still with us. Ticket reference for this event is F3. Tickets…

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Remembering Martyn Bennett: Dinner and Music

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£25

The Launch of Grit – the biography of Martyn Bennett - will be celebrated in music and words by those who knew him. In his life Martyn was one of the most gifted musicians Scotland has seen, and his legacy remains hugely influential. Ticket reference for this event is F4. Tickets are £25 each. Ticket price includes a buffet dinner with a glass of wine.

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Chris Fleet: Mapping the West

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£10

Co-author of Scotland: Mapping the Nations, Scotland: Mapping the Islands, and Scotland: Defending the Nation, Chris will focus particularly on Mull and the West Highlands to tell our story through the many beautiful and often little-known maps which have shaped our lives. Ticket reference for this event is S3. Tickets are £10 each

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Jim Hunter: Insurrection: Scotland’s Famine Winter

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£10

Jim is one of Scotland’s leading historians. His new book is the first comprehensive study of the hunger, starvation, protest and riot which gripped the Scottish north in the months following the 1846 failure of the area’s potato crop. Jim will have quite a bit to say about what happened in Mull and surrounding localities. Ticket reference for this event is S4. Tickets are £10 each.

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Alan Johnson in conversation with Colin MacIntyre

October 26 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£10

In My Life: Music, Memoirs and Politics Alan Johnson is one of Britain’s best known politicians who has been Home Secretary, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Education Secretary, Health Secretary and Shadow Chancellor. He is now a best selling author of four fantastic memoirs, in which he also documents his dreams of becoming a rock star. Mull native, and award-winning musician-author, Colin MacIntyre, is the man behind Mull Historical Society and son of former BBC Political Correspondent, Kenny.…

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Jamie Crawford: Scotland from the Sky

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Aros Hall, Main Street
Tobermory,PA75 6NUUnited Kingdom
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£10

Presenter and author of the much-viewed Scotland from the Air, whose second season is coming soon - Jamie will talk about the book and his own experiences of filming. Ticket reference for this event is SU1. Tickets are £10 each.

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