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Saturday 31st October

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The Concert for Brownsbank 2020 2-3 Days

The Concert for Brownsbank 2020

This year’s Concert for Brownsbank will take place on Saturday 19 September at The Corn Exchange Biggar. An outstanding programme has been organised - Students from Biggar High School will read Hugh Mac-Diarmid’s work as well as other Scottish poetry. Alan Riach and James Robertson will present pieces from their own work. Carolyn Scott and Andy Sim’s film of James Robertson, shot at the cottage, remembering his time as writer-in-residence at Brownsbank 1993-1995 will be shown. In the second half MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank is delighted to announce that the quartet THE GALLOWAY AGREE-MENT will perform. The group is a collaboration featuring Wendy Stewart (clarsach, vocals), Ruth Morris (alto and tenor sax and nykel harpa) Gavin Marwick (fiddle..

Date: Saturday 19 September

Landmarks Exhibition: The Biggar Years 2-3 Days

Landmarks Exhibition: The Biggar Years

MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank will present the work of artists Sandy Moffat and Ruth Nicol with visual realisations of the poetry of Professor Alan Riach in the gallery at the Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum. The show will contain the twin themes of Hugh MacDiarmid and the town of Biggar. A number of outreach events during the course of the event will be held at the venue. These will include the artists meeting with students from Biggar High School Art and English Department, a talk by Alan Riach titled ‘MacDiarmid The Biggar Years’ ‘In Conversation with Sandy Moffat, Ruth Nicol and Alan Riach’ and Alan reading from ‘The Flyting’, the letters from the Scotsman newspaper from Hugh MacDiarmid and Hamish Henderson. A new film made at Brownsba..

Date: Friday 2 October - Sunday 15 November

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke New 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! (also on Saturday 31 October Sunday 1 November) ..

Date: Wednesday 21 October

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke New 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! ..

Date: Saturday 31 October

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! ..

Date: Sunday 1 November

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