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Book Week Scotland Poetry Slam

‘Read. Rebel. Repeat.’ The theme of Book Week Scotland this year is ‘Rebel’, perfectly captured by this annual poetry slam event. Upon entry to the Netherbow Theatre, an enthusiastic, lively atmosphere greets the audience. The host of the event, Sian Bevan, injects an immediate burst of humour and energy through the theatre, sending waves of […]

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Open Hearth: Mara Menzies (Scottish International Storytelling Festival)

As part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2017, the daily Open Hearth evenings are a great way to end a hectic day – with a variety of different guest speakers each night, the two-hourly events offer an eclectic blend of original pieces with different storytellers every night. The host of Friday’s event was Mara […]