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28th August -

9th September 2024



Orb's Community Bookshop is excited to announce the date of the Scottish Illustration Festival!

Thanks to generous grant funding from The National Lottery Awards for All Scotland Fund and Vattenfall Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund (administered by Foundation Scotland) a festival of Scottish illustration will be taking place in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. 

The Scottish Illustration Festival, Huntly

will soon be here! 

28th August to 9th September 2024

Every day 10am - 5pm

Exhibitions and events to be held at Number 30

The Square, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.


Main Exhibition

Story-telling with pictures 

See the latest in children’s book illustration and animation,

Meet the illustrators and  animators. Art workshops. Community animation project.

Something for everyone!


Also discover a Major New Exhibition 

about George MacDonald and his writing for children. 

The illustrators of George MacDonald’s children’s books 

 marking the 200th anniversary 

of the birth of Huntly-born writer George MacDonald, 

known as the father of fantasy fiction.


Held in the heart of the historic and beautiful market town of Huntly in rural Aberdeenshire, the festival will be family-friendly and fully accessible.

For more information check our "What's On" page. To get involved or volunteer to help please use our contact form. 

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