The Enduring Music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King and Laura Nyro. Stoned Soul Picnic is a feast of great music celebrating groundbreaking women of song. Renowned American singer Diane Garisto has shared the mic with such musical icons as Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Nile Rodgers and Malcolm McLaren, and was a member of Laura Nyro’s well known backing trio, The Harmony Group. In recent years Diane has performed at The Edinburgh Festival, and headlined at Celtic Connections. Joining Diane will be keyboard player and vocalist, ELISE MORRIS, an richly accomplished musician whose original recordings have landed on many Top Ten Jazz charts in recent years.American Women of SongTuesday 18th October 2022- 8:00pmSaturday 22th October 2022- 7:30pm
Date: Tuesday 18th October & Saturday 22th October 2022
Whether you’re an aspiring performer or simply want to build self-confidence, this class offers a gentle introduction to acting in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Ideal for those with little or no experience, join professional actor Clare Yuille to explore playful, practical acting games and techniques. Clare is a founding member of Braw Clan. Her credits include the Royal Lyceum, the Tron, Vanishing Point, the Royal Exchange, ITV and the BBC. To take part all you need is comfortable clothes and the willingness to give it a bash.Places limited so please book.Suitable for ages 18+
Bob Cunningham (David Hayman) is in a hospital bed on the hospital’s top floor. It is the long dark, stormy night of the soul – in an understaffed ward, a single room. He’s broken... but so is the world around him, but why is he so afraid of what the morning will bring? Bob reflects on his own life, and on the NHS, Covid, the rise of the right, Independence, Afghanistan, climate change... everything he has believed and worked for all his life lies in tatters. As he lies there, motionless. It’s the culmination of a dramatic trilogy. The Pitiless Storm (2014), the political; The Cause of Thunder (2017), the personal; Time’s Plague, a matter of life and death.... Bob’s deepest, spiritual journey.Can septuagenarians still change their min..