Please get in touch with event ideas or proposals. Daniel can do lively talks of various lengths tailored to your audience. He has also chaired at book festivals and presented various other events, and even been asked back afterwards.
Do get in touch:
Daniel is Live Literature Funded. He has given workshops and readings in schools, prisons, football grounds, pubs and many other places. See here.
28/02/17 1800 National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. Saturday, 3pm. FREE. Register here.
12/03/17 1645 Aye Write! festival, Glasgow, Saturday, 3pm with Nige Tassell, author of The Bottom Corner: A Season with the Dreamers of Non-league Football. £9. Buy here.
29/01/16 Leith Dockers Club. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
03/02/16 Mauchline Kilmarnock Supporters’ Club. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
10/02/16 Supporters Direct Scotland. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
20/02/16 Selkirk FC. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
25/02/16 Rossvale FC. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
12/03/16 Scottish Youth Parliament AGM.
March, various dates: Chairing at Aye Write book festival, Glasgow.
13/04/16 Queen of the South FC. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
06/05/16 Middlesbrough Central Library, with Harry Pearson.
14/05/16 Bathgate Thistle FC. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
19/05/16 Chairing Blizzard football event, Signet Library, Edinburgh.
29/05/16 Women’s football clubs, Falkirk. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
25/06/16 Africa on the Ball, Glasgow. Kiss Bigotry Goodbye, Readings and football quiz.
August, various dates: Chairing at Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh.
09/09/16 Yarm Library, with Bob Fischer and Harry Pearson.
22/11/16 – Book Week Scotland, Arthurlie Inns, Barrhead, Saturday, 3pm.
23/11/16 – Book Week Scotland, Canon’s Gait pub, Edinburgh, Saturday, 3pm.
06/10/16 Launch of Saturday, 3pm. Counting House, Edinburgh.
6pm National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. This is Scotland, with co-author Alan McCredie.
4.30pm Aye Write festival, Glasgow. This is Scotland, with co-author Alan McCredie. Tickets and details here.
8pm Colinton Literary Society, Edinburgh. This is Scotland, with co-author Alan McCredie.
2pm Gala Fairydean Rovers FC, Netherdale ground, Galashiels. Book Week Scotland event. Details here. Free.
5pm LEITH Launch of This is Scotland, Parlour Bar, Duke Street
12pm MIDDLESBROUGH Three north-east writers discuss Boro. Middlesbrough Library with Harry Pearson and John Nicholson. Part of Discover Middlesbrough festival.
7.30pm CUMBERNAULD, stories from This is Scotland, Cumbernauld Library
7pm GLASGOW, stories from Homage to Caledonia, STUC Centre, Woodlands Road.
2013 Hatters events
The ‘Well I’ve Never Bloody `eard of `im’ World Tour.
1pm CHESTER Chester Literature Festival, Chester Town Hall. Tales from Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters.
5.45pm MIDDLESBROUGH Dr Brown’s pub, Middlesbrough. A homecoming gig before the Doncaster match. Tales from Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters.
11am BRADFORD Waterstones, Bradford Wool Exchange. Reading from and signing copies of Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters.
12.30pm BRADFORD One in a Million Cafe, Valley Parade, Bradford. The Bradford launch of Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters. Tales from the book and signing copies.
4pm EDINBURGH Previously…Scotland’s History Festival, Adam House, Chambers Street. The Radicalism of Small Towns. How the wee places, via their radicalism, made the Scotland and England we know. Expect riots, rebellion and jokes about Chartism.
Stramash events 2010-2014:
31/10/10 1.15pm Radical Book Fair
08/03/11 7.30pm Aye Write book festival, Mitchell Library, Glasgow
16/06/11 The Parlour, Duke Street, Edinburgh. Part of the Leith Festival. A Yorkshireman’s Scotland.
17/08/11 Edinburgh Book Festival
19/09/11 Bearsden and Milngavie National Trust
01/02/12 Greenock Writers’ Club
12/04/13 7.30pm, Aye Write: Where is Scottish Football Going? With Henry McLeish, Dave Edgar and Iain Hyslop.
20/02/14 8pm Hibernian St Patrick’s Supporters’ Club, Leith
Homage to Caledonia events 2009-2014:
17/01/09 Communist Party, Glasgow, 11am
29/01/09 Calton to Caledonia, Ramshorn Theatre, 7.30pm
06/02/09 Dumfries: Writing History, 2pm
07/02/09 Dumfries: Film, lunch and lecture, 12pm
26/02/09 East Lothian Fabian Society, Prestonpans Labour Club, 7.30pm
02/03/09 Glasgow University Scottish Nationalists Association, 7pm
03/03/09 NLS: Women and the Spanish Civil War, 7pm
11/03/09 Aye Write festival, Mitchell Library, 7.30pm
02/04/09 Rededication of Edinburgh memorial, 12.30pm
02/04/09 Ceilidh Culture, 8pm
04/04/09 Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy, 11am
16/04/09 Stirling University Nationalists Association, 7pm
21/04/09 Scottish Trade Unions Congress, Perth, lunchtime fringe meeting
23/04/09 Hamilton Town House Library, 7.30pm
22/05/09 SNP: Pint, pie and policy talk, 7.45pm
10/06/09 Leith Festival, Leith Library, 7pm
23/07/09 North Berwick Library, 7.30pm
07/08/09 Love Music Hate Racism, 7.30pm
13/08/09 Borders, Glasgow, 6.30pm
18/08/09 Aberdeen History Society, 7.30pm
20/08/09 Blackwells, Edinburgh, 6pm
27/08/09 Edinburgh Book Festival, 4pm
05/09/09 GMB Political Forum, Glasgow, 10.30am
08/09/09 Portlethen Academy, all day
10/09/09 Kilsyth SSP, 7.30pm
01/11/09 Radical Book Fair, Edinburgh, 12.30pm
12/11/09 Edinburgh Spanish Circle, 7.30pm
19/11/09 St Margaret’s school history society, 7pm
27/11/09 Unison Lothian NHS, 1pm
05/12/09 Belfast Unite, 11am
08/12/09 West of Scotland Historical Association, Mitchell Library, 5.30pm
06/01/10 Reshuffle, Govan Pearce Institute, 3pm
07/03/10 Aye Write, chairing Paul Preston event, 12.30pm
29/01/10 Open University History Society of Edinburgh, 8pm
30/03/10 East Renfrewshire Storytelling Festival, Newton Mearns Library, 7.30pm
29/04/10 Blantyre Miners’ Welfare, 7pm
05/07/10 Show with Jon Prag: Arisaig, Astley Hall, 7.30pm
07/07/10 Show with Jon Prag: Kinlochleven, Leven Centre, 7.30pm
08/07/10 Show with Jon Prag: Isle of Muck, Schoolroom, 7.30pm
13/07/10 William Patrick Library, Kirkintilloch, 7pm
14, 21, 28/08/10 Show with Jon Prag: Edinburgh Fringe, St Cuthbert’s, 2.05pm
12/10/10 Dollar History Society, 7.30pm
08/11/10 Marx Memorial Library, 6.30pm
16/02/11 Clydebank WEA, 10am
01/09/12 Kirkcaldy Memorial event, 11am
28/10/12 Music and Words, Barioja, 7pm
28/11/12 Cumbernauld College
29/11/12 Catalan Film Festival, Edinburgh
28/03/13 7pm Scotland and the Spanish Civil War, Longniddry Rotary Club
03/12/14 7pm Scots in Spain, STUC, Glasgow