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Banffshire Coast News

3rd Portsoy Bothy Book Festival

The 3rd Annual Portsoy Bothy Book Festival will launch with an excitiing author event for children in the Town Hall.

Badger the Mystical Mutt, written by Lyn McNicol and Laura Jackson, will finish a tour of primary schools and libraries in Aberdeenshire at the festival on Saturday 12th March 2016.  Badger's first book was placed at No. 1 on the Daily Record's children's book list.

Saturday 12th March will also feature a vintage tea party at the Salmon Bothy hosted by authors Aline Templeton, who has written 13 crime novels and been published in the USA and several European countries, and Maggie Craig, the recognised authority on female involvement in the Jacobite rising of 1745. 

Tickets for all events are available from Portsoy Ice Cream Shop, Seafield Street, Portsoy, or by phoning Moira Stewart, Festival Committee Member, on 01261 843455.

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