Return to the Granite City

Following a stellar success last summer, we’re thrilled to be heading north once again this August for the second Aberdeen Booked! Festival – a two-day literary feast for all ages, hosted once again by ACT in the heart of the city. Presented in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen City Library Services and Creative Learning, ACT Aberdeen and Waterstones, this …

A year in Booked!

Booked! has been bigger and better than ever this year. We’ve travelled far and wide, engaged thousands of people and worked with hundreds of partners, authors, artists and more. We want to give you a sense of what Booked! has achieved and what we intend to do as this still young portion of our work develops further in 2017. Booked! …

Bursting the banks: our summer Booked! Festivals

At the centre of our summer activities were three Booked! Festivals, two-day mini events which took place in Galashiels, Greenock and Aberdeen in August while the Festival in Charlotte Square Gardens continued. We were able to draw on the authors attending Edinburgh to create quality programmes in tandem with our local partners in each area, bringing audiences face-to-face with authors …