Inverurie gets set for World of Words Festival 2014

Inverurie will host the third annual 'World of Words' festival
Inverurie will host the third annual 'World of Words' festival

Inverurie Events will present the third annual ‘Inverurie World of Words’ festival, which will run from August 31 to September 5, in association with Aberdeenshire Library Service.

Inverurie Library will be the venue for ‘Blossom’, a Discussion with Lesley Riddoch on Monday, September 1, from 7.30 to 9.30pm.

Tickets cost £5. On Wednesday, September 3, the Library will host a free event, ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ with songs and stories for pre-school children from 10 to 11am.

The Film Club will host ‘Innocent robbery and betrayal, leather bound with truth and lies’ on Wednesday, September 3, from 7-9.30pm. Tickets cost £5.

There will also be a ‘Creative Writing Workshop with Grace Banks’ on Thursday, September 4, from 9.30-11.30am.

Spaces are limited so book early, tickets cost £10.

There will be a free ‘Local History Drop-in’ at the Library on Friday, September 5, from 2-4pm, where David Coutts will give a presentation and discussion. Photographer and author Andy Hall will discuss his new book ‘Scotland’s Still Light’ on Friday, September 5, from 7pm. Tickets cost £5.

The Fly-Cup Cafe at Burghmuir Circle will host the Philosophy Cafe’s ‘Who are we?’ on Friday, August 29, from 7-9.30pm. Tickets are £5.

The Garioch Community Centre plays host to two events, ‘Dirty Teaching – A beginner’s guide to Learning Outdoors’ on Saturday, August 30, from 10am to noon.

This free event will see Inverurie author Juliet Robertson give tips and tricks to help primary school teachers on their outside practice.

Also at the Garioch Community Centre will be the first ever ‘Worlds of Words Comic-Con’ on Saturday, August 30, from 2-5pm, in association with Granite City Comic-Con.

Author Peter May will be in conversation at the Acorn Centre on Saturday, August 30, from 7-9.30pm,and the Garioch Community Kitchen hosts ‘Cannae cook, winnae cook, nae hope o’ cookin’, with the chefs of the Fly Cup, on Thursday, September 4, from 7-9.30pm.

Tickets are £5.