Angus libraries host winter talks

Winter is on its way and as a fine antidote to those nights drawing in, Angus Libraries are presenting a series of hour long talks by well known Scottish travel writers.

Alistair Scott starts the program off in Arbroath on October 19 at 7 p.m. with a talk on the subject of his latest book, George Bullough of Rum,

Nick Thorpe is an award winning travel writer and journalist whose first book recounted his 2,500-mile raft voyage to Easter Island was serialised on Radio 4. Nick will visit Forfar Library on October 25 at 6.45 p.m

Peter Kerr, whose best-selling titles include ‘Viva Mallorca!’ and ‘Snowball Oranges’ has branched out into writing mystery novels. He will meet with readers in Montrose Library on November 1 at 6.45 p.m.

Finally, Fife author and renowned mountaineer Hamish Brown will round off the program by talking about his exploits in Scotland and Morocco in Carnoustie Library on November 8 at 7 p.m.

At each event, there will be the chance to speak with the author. Tickets are £2.50, include refreshments, and can be reserved at any Angus library. Everyone is welcome.