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Leith: HQ of the Trainspotting Phenomenon

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Lauriston Castle

2 Cramond Road South

Edinburgh

EH4 6AD

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Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented in Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting.

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For most of the last century Leith was the scene of demolitions and dispersals, a vacancy where heroin easily found a home. Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, now indelibly part of Leith’s legacy with international recognition, deserves more credit and study than it gets. Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented. Tim Bell is author of the acclaimed CHOOSE LIFE. CHOOSE LEITH: Trainspotting on Location and the ever-popular Trainspotting tours.

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