Peter Irvine Books & Biography
Peter Irvine was born in Jedburgh in the Borders and educated at Hawick High School and Edinburgh University. He has been the creator and director of many of Scotland’s major events and festivals including The Opening of the Scottish Parliament in 1999 and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay from it’s inception in 1993 to 2017. He lives in Edinburgh’s New Town. Peter was awarded an MBE for services to Scotland and an Honorary Doctorate from the Open University.