Learn how to up-cycle treasures collected on your last holiday or family event into a stylish hand stitched journal or memory book. You will experiment with mark making and up-cycling old maps & sheet music sourced from the Oxfam bookshop.
Many Voices is Scottish PEN’s exciting new project working with six groups across Scotland. The aim of Many Voices is to amplify voices that are often excluded from the public conversation – not to speak on their behalf, but to provide a platform so their stories can reach a wider audience.
Join us in the Oxfam Bookshop for a bookbinding workshop developed by local West End bookbinders, Downie Alison Downie. As well as learning a bit more about the art of bookbinding, you’ll get to use recycled book boards and beautiful quality paper to create your own unique notebook
In Bloody Scotland twelve of Scotland’s best crime writers use the sinister side of the country’s built heritage in stories that are in turn gripping, chilling and redemptive.
Psychedelic Confessions of a Primal Screamer by Martin St John, is an autobiography set in Glasgow and, significantly, in part on Byres Rd. It recounts the author's time in the nascent period of the now huge rock and roll band Primal Scream. Enjoy a multimedia happening brought about in punk rock style by John Martin himself.