Upcoming Events


Islay : Thursday 27th September : 12.30pm

Double Exposure

Poet & author Brian Johnstone at Islay Book Festival
Readings from the recent memoir Double Exposure
With discussion of the background to the book
And more about the startling revelations it contains
Port Mor Bistro, Port Charlotte, Islay

Islay : Friday 28th September : 5.30pm

Flight of Poets

A poetry tasting from Brian Johnstone & other Islay Book Festival poets
Also featuring Ian Stephen, Donald S Murray, Ciara MacLaverty & Chrys Salt
Themes include islands, seascapes & landscapes, love, loss & humour
Laphroaig Hall, Laphroaig, Islay


Islay : Saturday 29th September : 8.00pm

The Fields of War

Brian Johnstone & Chrys Salt present an evening of war poetry
Part of Islay Book Festival's series WW100 Reflections
Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War
Commemorating the losses in the conflicts of the past century
A mixed-media event with readings, music, poetry film & prose
The Round Church, Bowmore, Islay

Coming up later this year

Events at Books & Beans, Aberdeen and Platform Poetry in Ladybank.