• JUN 30

    Paul Gambaccini at Althorp Literary Festival

    • 30 Jun 2016
    • Althorp House

    Paul Gambaccini chose to live in Great Britain, arriving here at 21 from his home in the United States after winning a scholarship to Oxford. He went on to have a hugely successful career, primarily as a radio presenter. Then, in October 2013, he was arrested as part of the Metropolitan Police’s Operation Yewtree investigation into charges of historic...

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  • JUN 29

    Kenny MacAskill at the Central Library

    • 29 Jun 2016
    • Central Library, The Wellgate, Dundee

    Join Kenny MacAskill at the Central Library on Wednesday the 29th of June when he will be discussing and signing copies of his book, The Lockerbie Bombing: The Search For Justice.

    This is a free event and everyone is most welcome. Tickets are available from the Central Library.

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  • JUN 27

    Kenny MacAskill in conversation with Henry Macleish on The Lockerbie Bombing: The Search for Justice

    • 27 Jun 2016
    • The Project Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LH

    Kenny MacAskill in conversation with Henry Macleish on The Lockerbie Bombing: The Search for Justice Four days before Christmas Day in 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up in the sky above Scotland.  The bombers had planned that the wreckage to have come down over the Atlantic but a delay to the flight resulted in it falling over the south of Scotland...

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  • JUN 21

    An evening of Provocations with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, James Bloodworth, Claire Fox and Ziauddin Sardar

    • 21 Jun 2016
    • Waterstones Piccadilly, London

    Join Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, James Bloodworth, Claire Fox and Ziauddin Sardar for an evening of Provocations at Waterstones Piccadilly. Provocations is a groundbreaking series of short polemics composed by some of the most intriguing voices in contemporary culture and edited by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. Sharp, intelligent and controversial, Provocations provides...

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  • JUN 17

    Isabel Oakeshott at Borders Book Festival

    • 17 Jun 2016
    • Harmony Marquee

    People call the Prime Minister lots of things, as this notorious and unauthorised biography reveals. Isabel Oakeshott traces David Cameron’s rise from television PR man to member of parliament, leader of his party and eventually leader of the country. Several revelations in Call Me Dave including something about a pig, or was it pigheadedness, have...

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  • JUN 16

    Kenny MacAskill at Waterstones Glasgow

    • 16 Jun 2016
    • Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

    FREE event call 01413329105 to reserve your place asap. Join former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill MSP as he discusses his definitive account of the atrocity and aftermath of The Lockerbie Bombing. On 21 December 1988, Pan Am flight 103 departed London Heathrow for New York. Shortly after take-off, a bomb detonated, killing all aboard...

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  • MAY 31

    Kenny MacAskill at Blackwells Edinburgh

    • 31 May 2016
    • Blackwell's Bookshop, Edinburgh

     Blackwall's Edinburgh presents...Kenny MacAskill : The Lockerbie Bombing Join former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill MSP for the launch of his definitive account of the atrocity and aftermath of The Lockerbie Bombing. On 21 December 1988, Pan Am flight 103 departed London Heathrow for New York. Shortly after take-off, a bomb detonated, killing...

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  • MAY 22

    Ziauddin Sardar at Bradford Literature Festival

    • 22 May 2016
    • Theatre in the Mill

    Ziauddin Sardar, Harry Leslie Smith and Alan Dix Sing & Louder Sing: Men, Ageing and Mortality   Sing & Louder Sing is 509 Arts’ new music-theatre production planned for Autumn 2016 about older men, ageing and mortality, using voices from many different backgrounds. Men’s experiences of change – physical, emotional and attitudinal, as they move...

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  • MAY 22

    Ziauddin Sardar at Bradford Literature Festival

    • 22 May 2016
    • Bradford College - Dye House Gallery

    Ziauddin Sardar ‘Is There an Islam Beyond the Mad Max Jihadis?’ & Other Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask Writer, broadcaster and cultural critic Ziauddin Sardar is chair of the Muslim Institute and is as frightened by the rise of Islamic Jihadi groups as everyone else. His new book ‘Islam Beyond the Mad Max Jihadis’ tackles the big question for...

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  • MAY 21

    Ziauddin Sardar at Bradford Literature Festival

    • 21 May 2016
    • University of Bradford - Great Hall

    Ziauddin Sardar and John Sweeney Postnormal Futures The ‘postnormal’ or ‘postnormal times’ concept attempts to describe our present time, with all its turbulence, complexity and change. Author and cultural critic Ziauddin Sardar, who developed the concept, describes it as “an in between period where old orthodoxies are dying, new ones have yet to be born, and very...

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