Doug Scott at Faclan 2017
Doug Scott at Faclan 2017

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

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.

The next Faclan will take place in October 2019. Programme details will be announced closer to the time.

You can read about previous Faclan programmes here.