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Book Festival | Words of War | Overview

Book Festival | Words of War | Overview

Sat, Sep. 21, 2019 2:00pm — 6:30pm

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The Black Watch Castle and Museum are hosting the inaugural ‘Words of War’ Book Festival on 21st and 22nd September 2019 in partnership with Tippermuir Books Ltd. This 2 day event will broaden our successful lecture series focusing on books, both fact and fiction, of wartime stories and military. 

Book Festival Patron: Professor Sir Hew Strachan

Saturday 21 September | Words of War Programme

Time  Event

Ticket Price

2.00pm

Victoria Schofield in conversation with Lt Gen Sir Alistair Irwin
Military Biography – The Generation that fought two World Wars 
http://ow.ly/pCCa50uSEg5

£8

2.00pm

Children’s Event
Gill Arbuthnott
A Secret Diary of the First World War
http://ow.ly/IPOf50uSEkS

Free
3.30pm

Les Wilson and Lord Robertson of Port Ellen
The First World War come to Islay 
http://ow.ly/jqhX50uSEo1

£8
3.30pm

Alice Soper interviewed by Lt Gen Sir Alistair Irwin  
The Piper of Tobruk
http://ow.ly/S1iE50uSEr1

£6
5.00pm

Jonathan Boff in conversation with Professor Sir Hew Strachan
The First World War from the German Perspective
http://ow.ly/ybuF50uSEud

£8
5.00pm

Rob Hands      
Battles of the Perthshire Muirs
http://ow.ly/nGC950uSEwF

£6
6.30pm

Trevor Royle with Allan Mallinson
Scotland and the Cold War 
http://ow.ly/pDIr50uSEza

£8

 

Sunday 22 September | Words of War Programme

Time  Event

Ticket Price

10.30am

Allan Mallinson
War and Peace - Were lessons learnt?
http://ow.ly/wA3v50uSECC

£8

12.00pm

Stuart Reid in conversation with Dr Nicola Small
Jacobite War: The Battle of Killiecrankie 1689   
http://ow.ly/MxcV50uSEER

£8
12.00pm

Richard Hunter in conversation with Dr Paul Philippou
Workshop | How to research and publish your book
http://ow.ly/NZ5n50uSEIr    

£6
1.30pm

Paul Moorcraft
War Journalism
http://ow.ly/v0AY50uSEKx 

£8
1.30pm

Kathleen Lyle in conversation with Dr Paul Philippou
The Jacobite occupation of Perth
http://ow.ly/bfBU50uSF6V

£6
3.00pm

Mary Miller in conversation with Ajay Close
Scottish World War 2 Heroine
http://ow.ly/lYtR50uSIRK

£8
3.00pm

Arran Johnston Dunbar 1650 
Re-interpreting the Battlefield
http://ow.ly/Xlyj50uThet

£6
4.30pm

Daniel Gray and Professor Willy Maley in conversation with        
Dr Paul Philippou
Scots in the Spanish Civil War  
http://ow.ly/OK5B50uSF9Q

£8 

To book tickets call 01738 638152 option 3