Evening Times 28 Nov

Paisley Book Festival launches 2022 programme with 50-plus events

28th November 2021

PAISLEY Book Festival has launched its rich programme of more than 50 events for its 2022 edition.

The annual festival, which includes workshops, author events and book launches, will run between February 17-26.

Both established and emerging writers will be able showcase their work on the international stage.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set to appear at Paisley Book Festival 2022 – now open!

17th February 2022

As the Paisley Book Festival opens today, Thursday 17 February 2022, the Festival announces that First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, as guest host of ‘What Maks a Makar’.

First Minister coming to Paisley today for book festival event

26th February 2022

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be in town today as Paisley Book Festival comes to a close.

The SNP politician – and book lover – is the guest host of the What Maks a Makar event this afternoon.

She will be in conversation with Scots Makar Kathleen Jamie, who will discuss her career to date and share some insights from her first six months in the role of Makar.

Paisley high school given top award for promoting reading culture among pupils

21st March 2022

Castlehead High School has been given a silver accreditation from the Scottish Book Trust.

A Paisley high school is celebrating an impressive accreditation for their efforts to encourage a love of reading.

Castlehead High School has earned a silver accreditation from the Scottish Book Trust for developing a reading culture across all year groups in the school.