Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival

2021 Festival

The 8th Cove & Kilcreggan Book Festival will be held 27-28 November 2021.

Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival
Cove Burgh Hall

This year the line-up includes:

  • Booker Prize-winner Douglas Stuart, discussing his novel Shuggie Bain (hoping to be in person but may be via Zoom)
  • tartan noir star Denise Mina on her new book Rizzio
  • broadcaster Gavin Esler on his latest book How Britain Ends – English Nationalism and the Rebirth of Four Nations
  • sports broadcaster, author and social media sensation Andrew Cotter and his dogs Olive and Mabel 
  • James Robertson discussing his latest novel News of the Dead
  • Ailsa Henderson who has co-written a book titled Englishness – the Political Force Transforming Britain.
  • Gavin Francis the Edinburgh GP whose latest book, Intensive Care (A GP, a Community & Covid-19), chronicles his experiences of working through a pandemic.
  • Kirstin Innes on her book Scabby Queen
  • Alan Bissett on his novella Lazy Susan
  • Jenni Fagan on her latest book Luckenbooth.

Please check the Festival’s page at Cove Burgh Hall for full details of all the sessions and the featured authors. 

Each session costs £7, or a £40 weekend pass will give access to all eight events. Tickets will be available on the Cove Burgh Hall website .

Traditionally held at the Cove Burgh Hall, the festival brings renowned authors to a local audience, and usually runs over a weekend in November.

Cove Burgh Hall, Shore Road, Cove, G84 0LY

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