Literary Festival

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  • 10 April 2007

Word Is Out For 2007 Literary Festival

Louis De Bernieres, Iain Banks (pictured) and Lionel Shriver, Rhona Cameron and Idlewild singer Roddy Woomble are among the artists appearing at this year’s WORD Festival, which takes place at the University of Aberdeen and venues across the granite city in May. The festival is expected to attract 10,000 visitors with its weekend programme of readings, music, exhibitions and screenings as well as its Gaelic and Children’s festivals. Author Alan Spence, the artistic director, says ‘There’s just so much to see and do and with such a diverse programme of events, there really is something for everyone.’ WORD takes place from Fri 11-Sun 13 May. For more information see www.abdn.ac.uk or phone 01224 273847.

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