News & Events

News

Last few days of a very special Botwsana offer

Date Published: 21st March 2017

OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL END MARCH 2017 Special offer available now.  Belmond Safaris are once again offering an exclusive experience, a 6 night stay at the Belmond Botswana Lodges, Africa with Alexander McCall Smith. They are offering guests the chance to share in his memories and personal experiences of his beloved Botswana, as he regales tails around […]

Back with a Splash in The Scotsman newspaper

Date Published: 24th February 2017

Scotland Street is back ‘Scotland Street‘ returns today to the pages of The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland with the first episode in this, the twelfth series featuring all our much loved characters−Irene, Stewart, Little Bertie, Bruce, Domenica et al.  Enjoy their company as they return for more ‘goings on’  in the neighbourhood. Read an article about the […]

Scotland Street returns to the airwaves and the printed page (UK)

Date Published: 17th February 2017

A new series of ’44 Scotland Street’ will appear in The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland from Friday 24 February, 2017. As soon as we hear that it is hitting the pages of that popular newspaper we know it won’t be long until we have a new treat to enjoy in book form and all our favourite characters will […]

Events

Alexander McCall Smith at Oxford Literary Festival (UK)

Date: 26 March 2017
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Literary Festival
Time: 4.00pm

One of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors, Alexander McCall Smith, talks about his life and work at Oxford Literary Festival. About Alexander McCall Smith McCall Smith worked for many years as a professor of medical law before turning his hand to writing. Publication of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency turned him into a […]

Emerging Composers and the Really Terrible Orchestra, Edinburgh (UK)

Date: 1 April 2017
Venue: St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, Edinburgh
Time: 4.00pm

The Really Terrible Orchestra presents The Emerging Composers Competition Concert. Five new composers—five original compositions under the distinguished baton of Sir Richard Neville-Towle. This concert will also feature an interval conversation between Alexander McCall Smith and broadcaster and fellow Edinburgh-based author, James Naughtie. Tickets are now available. Email: theterriblechairman@thereallyterribleorchestra.com Alexander McCall Smith and his wife Elizabeth were the […]

Alexander McCall Smith at Orkney Library (UK)

Date: 5 April 2017
Venue: Orkney Library & Archive, 44 Junction Road, KW15 1AG Kirkwall
Time: 7.00pm

Join the worldwide bestselling author as he discusses his latest books at Orkney Library.