The first ever Golden Hare Books Festival is coming to Edinburgh this October!
It’s going to be a veritable literary harvest…
The team of booksellers behind independent bookshop Golden Hare Books have been busying away to bring a very special programme of talks, workshops and activities to Stockbridge, Edinburgh this autumn.
On Friday 18th and Saturday 19th October, join us all day and evening for events on fiction, cookery, politics and graphic novels, plus poetry showcases, panels and a full programme of workshops from memoir writing to open mic performance.
Sunday 20th October will be a day dedicated to events celebrating children’s books, including kids’ talks, activities from mixing colours to reducing plastic, plus workshops for young people who want to be writers and grownups who want to write for children.
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Full programme below…
Priority booking starts Monday 26th August
General booking starts Monday 2nd September
What is it?
A Literary Harvest
The theme of our festival is all about enjoying the crop of amazing books and authors published throughout the year!
This festival is all about community and coming together to celebrate literature – and everyone’s invited.
Our programme design is by the brilliant illustrator Anna Mills.
A Bookish Smorgasbord
Our festival features all sorts of books and authors, from politics to cookery and children’s.
Weekend-long Small Press Pop-Up Bookshop at St Stephens all weekend featuring independent publishing.
Emphasis on how books come to the world and how to make them more far-reaching.
A Community Offering
Pop-up cafe/bar at St Vincent’s Chapel by Smith and Gertrude.
Across our very special, book-loving venues to host our events, all very close to the bookshop.
Each space brings its own personality to the festival, making it a real community affair.