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Biggar Characters and Worthies - An Evening of Stories with Helen Lambie and Neil Paynter 2-3 Days

Biggar Characters and Worthies - An Evening of Stories with Helen Lambie and Neil Paynter

A celebration of some Biggar characters and worthies, including William ‘Smug’ Smith, Belle Kidd, Thomas Davidson, James Watt, Brian Lambie – and others.With Grace Ward Carrick, local historian and artist; Ann Matheson (Old Biggar, Biggar in the First World War, Biggar since the War); Jim Ness (Historical Guide to Biggar High Street);Helen Lambie and Neil Paynter, writer.Including a revival of the Biggar Seguisers play! And music.Bring your hip flask or thermos, and your own Biggar stories and memories.Proceeds to Biggar Gala Week, the Biggar Bonfire and Biggar Museum.Suitable for adults ..

Date: Tuesday 22nd October

Words Words Words, Snug Poets 2-3 Days

Words Words Words, Snug Poets

Join Snug Poets for an informal evening of poetry, stories and more. We are four local writers - Thelma Good, Neil Paynter, Trish Reith, and Lindsay Macgregor.In between our short readings there will be prizes...so come along, sit back and listen to our words, words, words from Biggar and beyond.Suitable for 18+ ..

Date: Wednesday 23rd October

Tales for Twilight - Scottish Ghost Stories 2-3 Days

Tales for Twilight - Scottish Ghost Stories

The tradition of oral storytelling has spanned centuries and Scottish authors, including George Mackay Brown, Muriel Spark and Ian Rankin, have proved to be exceptionally good at writing ghost stories.‘Tales for Twilight’ feature fifteen chilling stories from two centuries of great Scottish writers.Get ready for Halloween and join Atkinson-Pryce Bookshop and a host of fabulous storytellers to hear a spine-tingling selection of unnerving tales...

Date: Wednesday 30th October

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