St Andrew's Day

A day of Scottish life and culture

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jim crumley

Jim Crumley

pauline mackay

Dr Pauline Mackay

gregor ewing

Gregor Ewing

Saturday, November 29, 2014
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 29.

Now in its 11th 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:

Jim Crumley
Scottish writer well-known for his nature books and regular articles in the Scots Magazine and The Courier.
"Scotland's Eagles: A New Frontier for Nature"
Dr Pauline Mackay
Widely published lecturer in Robert Burns Studies at Glasgow University.
"Burns and The Merry Muses"
Gregor Ewing
Illustrated talk on his recent 1000 mile walk across Scotland following in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce accompanied by his dog Meg.
"The Bruce, Meg and Me"

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, telephone 01738 643963.

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 Donald Paton.