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Borderlands - Walter Scott Prize  2016

Congratulations to Simon Mawer who has won the 2016 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel Tightrope.

The author received the £25,000 award from the Duke of Buccleuch at the Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival in Melrose.

Simon Mawer was also awarded a glass panel, titled Borderlands, commissioned from Lindean Mill Glass.

Borders Book Festival, Harmony Garden, St.Mary’s Road, Melrose TD6 9LJ
www.walterscottprize.co.uk
www.bordersbookfestival.org

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, 2016

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction will be announced by its sponsor, Richard Buccleuch, at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 18 June.

The shortlisted authors for this year’s literary prize which includes a commissioned Lindean Mill Glass panel as well as £25,000 are Allan Massie, Simon Mawer, Lucy Treloar, Gavin McCrea, William Boyd and Patrick Gale.

Borders Book Festival, Harmony Garden, St.Mary’s Road, Melrose TD6 9LJ
www.walterscottprize.co.uk
www.bordersbookfestival.org

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THE GLASSBLOWING TASTER SESSIONS FOR SATURDAY 7TH ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED!

glass making

The Selkirk Festival will coincide with the Borders-wide Science Festival (BSF), the Festival of Architecture (FOA) and the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design (YIAD) 2016.

Glass as a material has played a key role in architecture and science. Reflections: glass: water: art: science is a programme of arts events where the material of glass is forming the focus through which to ‘reflect’ on science and architecture.

Events Programme

Lindean Mill Glass is giving free Glass Blowing Taster Sessions.

Saturday 7th May, 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There will be five one-hour glass blowing sessions with two people per session.

To book, please email:
info@lindeanmillglass.co.uk