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I M PR I N T BOO K F E STIVAL I M PR I N T BOO K F E STIVAL Book Origami Workshop - Jenni Harrison TUE 10 OCT · 2-5PM · £7 DICK INSTITUTE Fold and fold and fold again to make something beautiful from a book. Join experienced crafter and artist Jenni Hamilton in this workshop for adults. You will be guided through the folding process to create your own beautiful piece of folded paper sculpture. Suitable for all skill levels. Tickets for library events are available from the Dick Institute T: 01563 554300 or online. Pre-booked tickets can be collected from the venue on the day. Gaelic Evening Le Mùirn: ‘With Affection’ TUE 10 OCT · 7PM · £5 AUCHINLECK LIBRARY This event celebrates a bilingual publication commissioned by Ceòl ‘s Craic, which traces the relationship between “Melbost Bard” Murdo MacFarlane and Margaret MacLeod of the trailblazing Gaelic group Na h-Òganaich. There will be bilingual conversation and song in the company of the author Catriona Murray, Margaret MacLeod and Ishbel Murray followed by a Q & A session exploring the creative process behind the publication. Margaret will end the evening with a performance of some of the classic songs which are the enduring legacy of this historic collaboration. Elly Griffiths THU 12 OCT · 7PM · £7.50 DICK INSTITUTE Don’t miss the chance to meet this bestselling crime novelist and hear the inspiration behind Dr Ruth Galloway, one of the most engaging characters in modern crime fiction. Elly Griffiths has won the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work and is the author of two crime series: the Dr Ruth Galloway series and the Stephens & Mephisto series, the latest of which The Vanishing Box, will be published in November. She is also the author of four women’s fiction titles under her real name Domenica de Rosa. Elly Griffiths was born in London in 1963. Her first crime novel The Crossing Places is set on the Norfolk coast where she spent holidays as a child. She lives in Brighton, with her husband and two children. ‘One of my favourite current crime series . . . a pleasure from start to finish’ Val McDermid ‘A five-star thriller’ Daily Express 28 FOR TICKETS CALL: 01563 554300 Beatrice Colin WED 18 OCT · 2PM · £5 DICK INSTITUTE Join us to hear Bea discuss her latest moving and memorable novel, To Capture What We Cannot Keep. Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young widow and an engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love Seamlessly weaving historical detail and vivid invention, Beatrice Colin evokes the revolutionary time in which Cait and Emile live - one of corsets and secret trysts, duels and Bohemian independence, strict tradition and Impressionist experimentation. Beatrice Colin was born in London, grew up in Scotland and lives in Glasgow. She is a novelist and radio dramatist and has written seven novels and numerous plays for BBC Radio. “A must-read for every fan of Paris, for every fan of the fight for love against the odds, and for every fan of great and deeply satisfying storytelling.” --David Gillham, bestselling author of CITY OF WOMEN buy tickets online at: eastayrshireleisure.com 29