Mallaig’s Book Festival at The West Highland Hotel, Mallaig
In 2016 Polly became the co-founder of A Write Highland Hoolie, Mallaig’s Book Festival.
Sadly like almost all other events we had to cancel 2020’s event but all being well we look forward to another fabulous line-up of authors as well as great food and music over the weekend of 12th-14th November 2021. In 2019 we were thrilled to expand our events into both the local primary and High Schools and to work once again with Fort William’s superb independent Highland Bookshop. More exciting dedicated children’s events are planned for 2021 as we firmly believe that helping forge a love of reading is one of the best things we can do for the younger generation. As before, all the main events will take place in the comfort of the West Highland Hotel from where on fine days – and yes there are plenty, a fabulous panorama unfolds on Rum, Eigg, Muck, and the jagged outline of the Cuillins of Skye. Whatever our fickle climate brings us, we guarantee that our Hoolie will be a joyous weekend celebration of books, music, fine food, and great craic, for this is what sets us apart.
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