Edinburgh lectures & talks
Edinburgh Central Library’s events series, City Reads, kicks off its 2010 programme with one of the most interesting and innovative contemporary writers around.
Talk by Patrick Holden, a part-time farmer, who has been involved in the organic movement since 1973.
The New Year's Conversation returns this year as Edinburgh's Hogmanay marks the 450th anniversary year, in 2010, of the birth of the Reformation in Scotland with a varied programme of events.
A new series of literary events at Edinburgh Central Library focusing on the important relationship between writer and publisher kicks off with a conversation between prize-winning, celebrated author Michel Faber and Jamie Byng, his publisher at Edinburgh-based independent, Canongate Books. Takes place in the Reference Library Reading Room. Chaired by Jenny Brown.
Lennoxlove House in East Lothian is the venue for this inaugural Winter weekend book festival.
Edinburgh's series of free lectures, The Edinburgh Lectures, will return to the Capital this year, addressing a range of major public issues in a national and international context.
How can Edinburgh Council meet its ambitious Charter of Brussels target of 15% of trips by bike in 2020?
When you consider that in a city such as Copenhagen, where the Earth Summit is being held in December, over 35% of citizens commute to work by bike, the goal of 15% bicycle ridership in Edinburgh by 2020 doesn't seem that ambitious.
Renowned journalist and historian Neal Ascherson opens this special two-day conference examing ties between scotland and Poland with a lecture entitled "Brothers and Sisters for a' that': Rediscove
The first ever Edinburgh Festivals Open Breakfast Debate is being held on Saturday 15 August looking at ways in which Edinburgh can enhance its reputation as the "world's leading Festival City".