World of Words returns to Inverurie

Actor John Gordon Sinclair will be appearing at Inverurie's 'World of Words' festival.
Actor John Gordon Sinclair will be appearing at Inverurie's 'World of Words' festival.

Inverurie Events is busy putting the finishing touches to this year’s annual Literary and Arts Festival, “World of Words 2015” which will run from September 4 to 12.

Among this year’s highlights at the festival are: Inverurie’s second annual Comic Convention ‘Inver-Con II’ is being held in the Community Centre in Inverurie on Saturday, September 5, from 12pm to 5pm.

A presentation on the ‘History of Inverurie Golf Club 1923-2013’ will be given at the club by JD Miller on Wednesday, September 9, at 7pm.

The Philosphy Cafe presents ‘Beyond Words: Literature and Controversy’ a discussion led by Dr Dan Wall of Aberdeen University. The venue is The Acorn Centre on Friday, September 4, at 7pm.

Inverurie Loco Works FC Social Club is the venue on Tuesday, September 8, at 7pm for a presentation by David Fasken on his book ‘If Goalposts Could Talk....’. A wonderful tale of the trials and tribulations of a Works team founded in 1902.

Poetry has been proven to be a useful medium for connecting with people living with dementia and writer and poet John Killick has worked extensively with this subject since 1992.

He will be giving two presentations on this on Wednesday, September 9, both events are free entry.

The morning presentation, for people living with dementia, is at the Hopeville Social Club from 10.30am to 12pm (max 12 people).

The afternoon session, for dementia carers, is at Inverurie Library from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Scottish actor and novelist John Gordon Sinclair has successfully turned his hand to writing. His crime novels ‘Seventy Times Seven’ published in 2012 and ‘Blood Whispers’ published in 2014 have both had rave reviews.

He will be giving a presentation on Saturday, September 12, at the Acorn Centre in Inverurie at 7pm.

The Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Matt Lewis will be giving a talk on Saturday, September 5 at 7pm at Inverurie Library on his book ‘Last Man Off’. Visit Inverurie Events Facebook page for further details on all the events and how to obtain tickets.