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Welcome to the 2018 edition of Islay Book Festival!

Set against the stunning backdrop of Scotland's whisky isle, we're a community led festival with an array of events happening across the island. Originally growing out of a small book club in Port Ellen, our volunteer-run festival, is now part of Islay's busy annual events calendar and Argyll's thriving cultural scene.

 
 

Main Events

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Family Events

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Our Authors

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"Island event is small but perfectly formed"
- Oban Times
 

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