St Andrew's Day

A day of Scottish life and culture

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andrew clegg

Andrew Clegg

lady deborah stewartby

Lady Deborah Stewartby

andy hall

Andy Hall

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Soutar Theatre, A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth
1.15 to 5pm

The Day of Scottish Life and Culture which is organised by the club each year as the city's celebration of St Andrew's Day is being held in the Soutar Theatre at the A.K.Bell Library on Saturday, November 28.

Now in its 12th year, the afternoon event will again feature leading Scottish personalities, who will each give 45-minute presentations. Commencing at 1.15pm, this year's speakers are:

Andrew Clegg
Club member, former Chairman of the StAnza Poetry Festival, and well-respected lecturer on a huge variety of poets, writers and philosophers.
"The Speak of the Mearns"
Lady Deborah Stewartby
The granddaughter of John Buchan who lives in his motherís house in Broughton. The prime mover behind the new John Buchan Museum in Peebles.
"John Buchan: The Thirty-Nine Steps to Governor-General"
Andy Hall
Internationally acclaimed photographer through his books on Scotland and Burns. Has been exhibited at the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway.
"Scotlandís Still Light"

Tickets costing £10 [including tea and coffee] will be available from mid-September at Concorde Music, 17 Scott Street, Perth, telephone 01738 621818; The A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth; and at club meetings from Elliott Boyle, tel: 01738 643963, mob: 07709 225480.

Tickets will also be available at the door prior to the event [subject to availability] but, as the theatre capacity is limited to 125, it is recommended that tickets are purchased in advance.

Further information is available from the club secretary Iain Mackintosh.