Doug Scott at Faclan 2017

Faclan: the Hebridean Book Festival is one of An Lanntair’s flagship cultural events. Each autumn it draws audiences and top-level authors and performers from all across the UK.

Faclan 2019 will run from Wednesday 30 October to Saturday 2 November. The first programme announcement will be on Thursday 27 June.

A limited number of Early Bird Festival Passes are on sale for a special price of just £50. BOOK HERE. Please note that this offer expires on Thursday 27 June – at which point the price will increase to £55.

Writers who have appeared at Faclan since it was founded in 2006 include Sir Christopher Frayling, Kathryn Mannix, Peter May, Alex Boyd, Louise Welsh, Hollie McNish, Madeleine Bunting, Richard Dawkins, Philip Hoare, Jackie Kay, Helen Macdonald, Robert Macfarlane, Henry Marsh, Jonathan Meades, Jon Ronson and Doug Scott.

The festival is curated each year by An Lanntair’s Head of Visual Arts and Literature, Roddy Murray.

You can read about previous Faclan programmes here.