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Please note that tickets will go on sale form the end of March.

Date / Time


Ticket Price


10-12 May Weekend Ticket (admission to everything) £105
Friday 10 May 
10:00 Raja Shehadeh  £8
11:30 Sara Sheridan £8
14:00 Robert Alan Jamieson & Malachy Tallack £8
15:30 Jo Shapcott £8
18:30 Penny Johnson £8
20:00 Michael Pedersen, Hollie McNish, Withered Hand £8
21:45 Cask Strength Ceilidh Band £8
Saturday 11 May
10:00 Andy Drummond £8
11:30 Roseanne Watt £8
14:00 Melanie Reid £8
15:30 Martin MacIntyre & Roddy Maclean £8
18:30 Sally Magnusson £8
20:00 Neil Mackay & David Pratt £8
21:30 Highland Book Prize £8
Sunday 12 May
9:15 Green Ink Free - Unticketed
10:15 Angus Peter Campbell £8
11:45 Kathleen Winter £8
Ullapool Book Festival
33 Seaforth Road,
IV26 2UY

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Unfortunately Volker is unable to join us from Germany due to illness. We wish him a good recovery. Refunds will be given to those who had booked tickets. If you bought a ticket from either bookshop please take it there for a refund. If you bought through PayPal we will refund you through that. Please allow a couple of days for this to happen as it is a laborious process going through every purchase made to see who has bought a Volker ticket!


We are delighted to announce that Raja Shehadeh will be our new opening author – 0n Friday 10 May at 10am in Ullapool Village Hall. We are so grateful to him for agreeing to step in at such short notice. Raja is a great friend of the festival and has appeared at UBF before.  Raja Shehadeh is a Palestinian writer and lawyer and is a founder of the human rights organisation Al-Haq. He is author of several books including Occupation Diaries, Travels with My Ottoman Uncle and Palestinian Walks: Notes on a Vanishing Landscape for which he was awarded the Orwell Prize for political writing in 2008.

Tickets will be on sale after 3pm tomorrow afternoon at both bookshops in Ullapool (blank tickets have to handwritten tomorrow morning!). These are in-person only sales so please don't phone them asking for them to be put aside. Arrangements for buying tickets from away will be posted tomorrow.


Any ticket bought from the website from now until they go off website sale on Thursday will be held for collection from the wee ticket tent outside the village hall that opens at 9am on Friday morning. It’s not that we don’t trust the postal service to get them to you on time.


Melanie Reid; Sally Magnusson; Michael Pedersen, Hollie McNish and Withered Hand.

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