#IWD2024 and #WorldBookDay - Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

#IWD2024 and #WorldBookDay

A celebration of International Women’s Day and World Book Day

As today is International Women’s Day and yesterday was World Book Day, we thought we would celebrate some of the fantastic women who have been a part of the festival over the years with a book grid.

Photo of a book grid showing the covers of books written by women who have been a part of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

The books were laid out in random order. From top left – Kate Rawles The Life Cycle, Sarah Outen Dare to Do, Jenny Tough Solo, Jenny Graham Coffee First, When The World, Rebecca Lowe Slow Road to Tehran, Jenny Tough Keep the Sea to the Right, Emily Chappell What Goes Around, Kate Rawles The Carbon Cycle, Emily Chappell Where There’s a Will, Juliana Buhring This Road I Ride, Ishbel Holmes Me, My Bike and a Street Dog Called Lucy, Shannon Galpin Mountain to Mountain, Emma Jones cover designer of the EdFoC printed programme 2019, Jooles Walker Back in the Frame, Lee Craigie Joining the Dots, Lee Craigie Other Ways to Win, Karen Darke Quest 79, Karen Darke Boundless, Tough Women an anthology edited by Jenny Tough, and Anna Hughes Eat, Sleep, Cycle.

There have been many, many, more wonderful women who have played a part in the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling over the last 12 years, but these are just the books that came to hand at EdFoC HQ this morning. And there will be many more to come, watch this space!

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