The Road to the Referendum

Want to know more before the historic vote? Here are a couple of items which might be of interest.

First, film of last week’s Edinburgh Reads independence debate with Andrew Ferguson (author of “Scots who enlightened the world”), Scottish Poetry Library founder Tessa Ransford, former Labour MP Maria Fyfe and Craig Smith (author of “The Mile”) – chaired by Professor Alistair McCleery of Edinburgh Napier University.

Second, a free four week “Road to the Referendum” course, facilitated by experienced teacher and adult tutor Alex Wood.

The course offers the opportunity to consider the history, politics, culture and literature – as well as hard facts and statistics – which should inform the debate leading to the referendum on Scottish independence.

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, starting on 21st May. Booking essential.

Portobello Library, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Booking: portobello.library@edinburgh.gov.uk or 0131 529 5558

Morningside Library, 6.00 – 8.00pm
Booking: morningside.library@edinburgh.gov.uk or 0131 529 5654

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