Sue Lawrence joined us on Saturday 17th October for a literary High Tea at the Elphinstone with a difference.
Biggar Flavour provided the event with a delicious array of cakes inspired by Sue's own recipes and many thanks to Jo Macsween who chatted to Sue about her books.
visited Biggar Library to give a reading and illustration workshop.
Creator of Augustus the tiger, Harris the hare, Solomon the crocodile and Abigail the giraffe among many other adorable characters, Catherine enthralled a crowd of enthusiastic youngsters on Saturday 6th December.
Signed copies now in stock Saturday 28th March "Drop-in without-your-dog dog clinic." Fiona Baird, the Mary Poppins of puppy training, with two of her goldens Rhum and Drimmie visiting Atkinson-Pryce as part of a Scottish tour to launch her book "Training your Puppy".There are many puppy-training books available today, but none so clear and coherent as this one.There is a strong logic to Fiona Baird’s method which gives confidence to both owner and puppy.Atkinson-Pryce was delighted to welcome this award-winning author to Biggar. "A beautiful, deeply charged story about love and memory, about modern war and the complications of fact". Saturday 7th February 2015 A literary lunch with Sally Magnusson, author of "Where Memories Go".What a delightful event with a fascinating and engaging author. Journalist, broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson, and publisher Lisa Highton from Two Roads joined us for an excellent lunch in the newly refurbished function suite at the Elphinstone Hotel for the launch of the paperback edition of "Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything".
David Carvel is the great nephew of author, Iain C Lees, and initiated the publication of the new edition by persuading Birlinn Publishing of the book's lasting appeal. Lees’s book On Foot through Clydesdale is a fascinating and delightful introduction to the history, folklore, traditions and landscape of Lanarkshire Now in stock! A screening of the classic film of "To Kill A Mocking Bird", to a large and enthusiastic crowd, was followed by canapes (from The Olive Tree Deli next door, yum! What a breathtakingly good film, and what a treat to see it on the big screen.