Spark 100

Mercat Tours Ltd

Edinburgh has sown the seeds for many writers who grew up in the city,
and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of them,
Muriel Spark. As part of the celebrations your expert Mercat Tours
guide, in true Spark style, will leap through time and discuss her life
in Edinburgh and the city’s lasting effect on her.

Whether you are looking for an introduction to the woman and her world-renowned work or
you are already a Spark devotee, join this tour to breathe in
Edinburgh’s ‘informed air’ with us.

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Note: Tour involves cobbled streets, slopes and stairs. The guide will always adapt the route to visitor’s needs – full access statement at

27 Oct
13:30 - 15:00
Departs from Mercat Cross, beside St Giles Cathedral | Adult £13, Concession £11, Child £8 | 5+ | Tickets:
£13 (£11) (£8)