A Book Signing of Howth by Maura McRobbie

Thursday 21 November | 18-19:00

Bearsden Adults Panel Event / Author Reading

Free (unticketed)

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact the venue directly.

0141 777 3021

Maura McRobbie is a Glasgow writer of Scottish/Irish descent. Her family has lived in Bearsden all her life, and part of the novel ‘Howth’ is set in Westerton in Bearsden.

The book is a Celtic love story based on the life story of her grandmother who left Ireland to settle in Scotland in the early 20th Century.

'It was a story she told me not long before she passed away, when I was fifteen years old. It was such a remarkable story then, and left such a strong impression on me, I began writing it over thirty years ago when I was in my early twenties. Now a grandmother myself, and several drafts later, it is time to let go of my grandmother’s story and there couldn’t be a more fitting occasion than in celebration of Book Week Scotland.'

The book signing event at Bearsden Community Hub will feature a reading by Maura from her book, plus a question and answer session, followed by refreshments.

Reading and Q&A from 6pm, with time for refreshments and mingling from 6.30pm.

Venue information

Bearsden Community Hub

69 Drymen Road

G61 3QT

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