Members of the public are being offered the chance to contribute a stitch to welcome panels to go on show at the new permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland. The seed of the idea for the Great Tapestry of Scotland came from Alexander McCall Smith. He shared his dream with historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy and, […]
Cunard’s Literature Festival at Sea is a seven-night Transatlantic Crossing, which departs out of Southampton on December 1 and arrives in New York on December 8, 2020. The event, curated by the programming team at Cheltenham Literature Festival, will bring together some of the most renowned names in the literary world. The voyage will be headlined […]
This Christmas Eve, whether you are spending it surrounded by family and friends, or quietly reflecting on Christmases past… Take a moment- Turn on the sound. Sit back. And enjoy. Merry Christmas, from Alexander McCall Smith to you.
One of the world’s most prolific novelists Alexander McCall Smith talks about a writing life that has seen him publish more than 80 books. After this event, he will receive the honorary fellowship of the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. McCall Smith became a household name with the publication of his series The No 1 […]
Venue: Charleston Trust, Firle, West Firle, Lewes BN8 6LL
Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and popular authors. Following the publication of his highly successful No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, McCall Smith has seen his books translated into over forty-six languages. These include the 44 Scotland Street and Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series, the Corduroy Mansions series, and the new Detective Varg series. On the release of ‘The Talented Mr […]
Venue: All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth
Join master storyteller Alexander McCall Smith for this very special Bank Holiday event. Listen as he recounts the latest goings on with Mma Ramostwe and her friends in Botswana as he brings you up to date with the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, giggle at the exploits of Detective Ulf Varg in Sweden, and escape to […]