12 Aug 2019 – 12:30 - 13:30
Edinburgh Book Festival
Hitting Europe’s Heights with Matt Carr

Veteran journalist-turned-author, Matthew Carr has built his impressive career by unearthing some of history’s overlooked tales. His latest book, Savage Frontier, uncovers the dramatic story of the Pyrenees, an area of great significance throughout Europe’s troubled history. Its star-studded cast includes Napoleon, Hannibal and Charles the Great, while British interest will be piqued by eccentricaaa

19 Oct 2019 – 10:00 - 11:00
Berwick Literary Festival
The Northumbrians: North-East England and Its People w/ Dan Jackson

In a new history of North East England, Dan explores the roots of Northumbrian culture – hard work, drinking, sociability, sentimentality, militarism and masculinity—in centuries of border warfare and demanding work in industry, at sea and underground. Dan Jackson has written for the New Statesmen and appeared on the BBC. Tickets £6