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Bookface Sip & Swap with Doug Allan

The hugely popular Bookface Book Swap Brunch returns to August House on Thursday 16th November featuring award-winning nature photographer and filmmaker Doug Allan!

Bookface Sip & Swap with Doug Allan

About Bookface Sip & Swap with Doug Allan

As part of Scottish Book Week, Bookface the online book group with 3000 members in 48 countries is thrilled to announce that the legendary polar adventurer, Doug Allan, will be gracing the stage at August House for an exclusive and captivating Bookface Sip & Swap event.

With limited tickets available, this highly anticipated occasion on Thursday 16th November promises to be a truly extraordinary experience for all guests.

Doug Allan is a name synonymous with exploration, wildlife filmmaking, and a deep commitment to environmental conservation.

Having spent over four decades documenting some of the most remote and inhospitable regions on Earth, Doug's remarkable adventures and unparalleled expertise have earned him widespread acclaim and numerous accolades.

From Antarctica to the Arctic, Doug Allan has braved extreme conditions to capture awe-inspiring footage of nature's wonders. His extensive work with the BBC's esteemed Natural History Unit includes collaborations with Sir David Attenborough on iconic series such as "Blue Planet" and "Frozen Planet."

His incredible cinematography and his ability to immerse audiences in the raw beauty of the natural world have made him a household name.

Guests will have the exclusive opportunity to hear Doug Allan share his enthralling tales from the polar regions. From heart-stopping encounters with polar bears to diving beneath the ice, his captivating storytelling will transport the audience into a world few have ever witnessed.

This intimate event will provide a rare chance to delve into the mind of a true explorer. Doug Allan will take the audience on a journey through his expeditions, sharing personal anecdotes, fascinating insights, and the challenges he has faced while capturing breathtaking images that have graced our screens.

"For anyone with a love for adventure, wildlife, and conservation, Doug Allan is an absolute must-see," said Heather Suttie the founder of Bookface. "His passion, dedication, and unrivalled knowledge of the polar regions make him a true inspiration. We are incredibly fortunate to have him as part of our event, and as always, guests will have the opportunity to participate in our book swap”.

Tickets for this exclusive event are extremely limited, and demand is expected to be exceptionally high. To avoid disappointment, early booking is highly recommended. This unique opportunity to witness Doug Allan's spellbinding storytelling is not to be missed.

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country. Book Week Scotland 2023 will take place 13–19 November and is supported by Creative Scotland and SLIC.

Doug Allan's presence adds an exciting dimension to the event, bringing the exploration of the natural world into the literary realm.

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