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As the UK and Scottish Governments open up travel for people visiting Scotland and Fort William & Lochaber in particular, this event may still be subject to any new government conditions and restrictions of people attending the event.

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Awrite Highland Hoolie

Awrite Highland Hoolie - Mallaig's book festival - is back for 2021! Join authors and story lovers from around the area at the West Highland Hotel in Mallaig for a weekend of inspiration, music and chat from 12th - 14th November! 

The Hoolie opens with a free dram on Friday 12th for those attending the opening event. Paul Murton will be chatting about his latest book, The Highlands with musicians Duncan Chisholm and Hamish Napier who will be playing tunes associated with some of the places featured.  

Meet the authors Chris Brookmyre, Donald S Murray, Ghillie Basan; E S Thomson; Myrtle Simpson; Polly Pullar; Leonie Charlton & Tom Bowser. Everyone's welcome. Book your tickets at

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West Highland Hotel, Davies Brae, Mallaig, PH41 4QZ

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Book Festival, Meet the Authors, and Mallaig event


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