As should you wanted one other excuse to go to Scotland, right here’s an excellent one! Diana Gabaldon shall be talking in Inverness this fall, and you’ll go to listen to her. After which stick round – the following week, Sam Heughan shall be talking in Edinburgh!
Our associates at Inverness Outlanders are excited to announce that the creator of the worldwide best-selling Outlander collection of books, Diana Gabaldon, is ready to look for the primary time at Eden Courtroom Theatre in Inverness. ‘An Viewers with Diana Gabaldon’ on Saturday, fifteenth October, 2022 options a night within the firm of the award-winning creator, who will share her inspirations, analysis, love of Scotland and maybe an perception into the work-in-progress of E book Ten within the collection. Tickets go on sale on Monday eleventh July and are anticipated to be snapped up by followers wanting to journey to the Highlands for the event.
“Inverness is the right setting for an occasion that includes Diana Gabaldon,” mentioned Sinead Robertson, Chair of Inverness Outlanders who invited the creator to headline the occasion. “Inverness is the house of Outlander and the start line of the tumultuous time-travelling storylines set in 18th century Jacobite Scotland, so it’s very becoming that she has agreed to return to town which is on the coronary heart of all of it. It’s particularly apt that she is visiting through the VisitScotland ‘12 months of Tales 2022’, as a result of we are able to consider no story set in Scotland that has had a much bigger or extra important worldwide influence than Outlander.”
“We additionally know from Diana that the Highland capital is her favorite place in Scotland, as a result of it reminds her of the small mountain city of Flagstaff, Arizona the place she grew up. She says that she and her husband discovered Inverness enchanting and peaceable and someplace they wouldn’t thoughts dwelling. We’re positive she’ll benefit from the alternative to go to town once more this autumn and the prospect to satisfy lots of her followers from Scotland and elsewhere.”
The primary Outlander e-book was printed in 1991 and, as of January 2022, the 9 books within the collection plus a number of spin-off novels have been printed in 38 languages and bought in 114 international locations. The books and TV collection have had an enormous influence on tourism to the Highlands and Scotland. In 2019 the creator was introduced with an ‘Worldwide Contribution to Scottish Tourism’ award by VisitScotland on the Scottish Thistle Awards for the Outlander Impact, which has seen customer numbers to points of interest used within the tv adaptation of her novels rise on common by 40% from the yr earlier than their look on-screen.
Tickets for ‘An Viewers with Diana Gabaldon’ at Eden Courtroom on Saturday, fifteenth October, 2022 go on sale on Monday, eleventh July, 2022 and can be found from Eden Courtroom Theatre, priced at £20 (about $24). There are at the moment no plans to supply a streaming or replay choice. Inverness Outlanders is an Outlander fan group based mostly in Inverness which shares data and connects with Outlander followers regionally and all over the world, appearing as ambassadors for the Highlands of Scotland and selling the world to the advantage of the native financial system. Observe them on Twitter – @InverOutlanders. The Eden Courtroom Theatre: Tickets for ‘An Viewers with Diana Gabaldon’ on Saturday, fifteenth October 2022 can be found from Eden Courtroom Theatre from Monday, eleventh July priced at £20. www.eden-court.co.uk
Sam shall be talking on October 23 in Edinburgh to debut his new e-book, Waypoints. You will get extra information right here.
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