Edinburgh lectures & talks

Author Michel Faber talks to publisher Jamie Byng

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.

Edinburgh Lecture Series Programme Announced

Submitted by edg on Thu, 17 Sep '09 3.34pm

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?

Submitted by edg on Mon, 14 Sep '09 8.25pm

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.