Flowers, poetry, cinema, books, music, and art.
THE SMASHING BOOKSHOPS INVOLVED
For the official day of Sant Jordi our 5 bookshops involved will give a rose as a gift to readers who buy a book, and all of this featuring three events including an artistic performance by Benny Nemerofsky, a poetry reading by Anna Aguilar Amat and a film screening by Cinemaattic.
Open Daily 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
45 Market St, Edinburgh EH1 1DF
Tue 23rd 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm. FREE
POETRY READING by Anna Aguilar Amat (Poet & Translator from Barcelona). Direct from Barcelona, our special guest, will be the perfect aperitif: the voice of Sant Jordi's day, an hour full of roses and poetry, poetry, poetry...
Tue 23rd 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm. FREE
GARDEN ROSE Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay and Mark Clintberg. A participatory ﬂoral exchange. Guests are invited to arrive with a single ﬂower and see its incorporation into a dynamic display made up of more than ﬁfty vases. Leave with the gift of another ﬂower, different from the one you arrived with, as the sun sets on Sant Jordi.
Open Daily 10.00 am - 6.00 pm
68 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ
Tue 23rd 6:30 - 8.00 pm £5
Jean-François and the meaning of life by Sergi Portabella. Organized by Cinemaattic.
A twelve-year-old existentialist kid runs away from home to meet his favorite philosopher, Albert Camus, not knowing he has been dead for fifty years. On his way, he finds love and rejection for the first time in his life.
Mon - Fri 10.00 am - 6.00 pm
Sat 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
Sun 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
219 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DH
The Edinburgh Bookshop, Awarded Scottish Independent Bookshop of the Year 2018 as part of the British Bookseller awards, their emphasis is on unusual, intelligent and topical selections of titles to offer the customer a refreshing choice.
Tuesday-Sunday 11.00 am – 9.00 pm
4a Haddington Place Edinburgh EH7 4AE
Typewronger Books is an independent Edinburgh bookshop trading in new books and typewriters (sales, servicing and repairs.)
They also offer subscription services, act as a publisher and host a varied events program. Typewronger Books is proud to be operating alongside McNaughtan's since 2nd of June 2018, Scotland's oldest antiquarian and secondhand bookshop.
Mon - Sat 10.00 am – 8.00 pm
Sun 11:30 am – 5.00 pm
43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9DB
Lighthouse Bookshop is an independent community bookshop which is politically engaged and socially conscious. They celebrate diversity of thought and expression, championing voices from the margins.