Launch Events: A Quickening

It’s beginning to look (and feel) a lot like Christmas with these frosty mornings here in Edinburgh. To celebrate the release of ‘A Quickening’ by Rosemary Hector, the perfect accompaniment for the Advent period, we have some brilliant launch events lined up in Scotland to get into the festive mood!

Join us for evenings of poetry, music, creativity and treats:


Wednesday 4th December at 6.30pm, Blackwells Edinburgh
With Mark Greene, author of ‘Adventure’ and Director of LICC
Tickets at:
(free event)

Thursday 12th December at 7.30pm, Faith Mission Bookshop Edinburgh
With illustrator Kelsey Johnston and music from Zak Robb
Tickets at:
(free event)


Tuesday 10th December at 7.30pm, Faith Mission Bookshop Glasgow
With illustrator Kelsey Johnston, Ciara Menzies, photographer for The Coorie Home and music from Maddie Cornfield
Tickets at:
(free event)

A Quickening


Journey afresh into the wonder, the beauty and the glory that is to be found in the age-old story of Christmas. This beautiful, thought-provoking and inspiring collection of poems and illustrations brings new insights, moments for pause and reflection, and is a wonderful accompaniment through the Advent period.

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