Changin Scotland: The Role of the Arts, Culture and Identity in Scotland

Come and join Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart for the latest weekend of good conversation and challenging ideas. You can help them celebrate their tenth anniversary weekend on Friday Nov. 2nd – Nov. 4th 2012.

“A wonderful experience of intimate, thoughtful exchange in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.”
— Peter Oborne

Speakers include:

  • Tom Nairn and Anthony Barnett discuss the future of the United Kingdom
  • Sam Ainsley, David Harding and Sandy Moffat on the future of arts and culture
  • Alan Bissett, author and playwright on anger and art
  • Ewan Morrison, novelist and film maker on art and social change
  • Janet Paisley, writer, poet and playright on Scots language
  • Alan Riach, Glasgow University on the Story of Scottish Literature
  • Emma Nicholson, Director, Atlas Arts on the Cultural Landscape of the Highlands and Malcolm MacLean, former Chief Executive Officer, Proiseact nan Ealan  on Visual Arts and the Highlands
  • Craig Richardson, Northumbria University on Scottish Art since 1960
  • Tom Normand of St. Andrews University on The past and the future of Scottish art institutions
  • Doug Eadie, writer and Eddie Dick, movie producer on Wee Country, Big Screen
  • Plus Allan Hunter introduces his series on Classic Scottish Films

Event Information:

  • Venue: The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool
  • Tickets: 01854-612103
  • Weekend ticket for sessions: £60
  • Accommodation: available
  • Rooms also available in the Ceilidh Place itself – but limited numbers
  • Please cite Changin Scotland when phoning for booking

Blether, good times and a bit of party…

Visit Gerry’s website for the weekend itinerary and information about accommodation.