Created: Tuesday, 29 August 2017 09:06
Nairn Book & Arts Festival have their annual food fair this Saturday 2nd September. Then it is full steam ahead from the 12th September, book your tickets now for exciting events like: The Blueswater on Friday 15th, 100 years of Blues music in 100 minutes; Christina Lawrie-Gordon Macintyre Memorial Concert on Saturday 16th; and the ever popular Wine and Crime afternoon on Saturday 16th.
Created: Friday, 07 April 2017 08:22
1917. The war across the channel rages on. In Russia, a revolution is turning the social order on its head. And at home in Britain, there are women fighting their own battle. Rents are rising. Food is scarce. And war work can be deadly.
Inspired by real events and first-hand accounts, The 306: Day follows the lives of three ordinary women fighting to be heard above the clamour of World War 1.
Nellie Murray works at a Glasgow munitions factory but is also a member of the Women’s Peace Crusade.
Struggling to cope after the execution of her husband for cowardice, Gertrude Farr has a young daughter and doesn’t know where to turn.
Mrs Byers waits. She waits and waits for news of her son. He ran off to join the army at the beginning of the war. She prays for word of his safe return.
Presented by National Theatre of Scotland, Perth Theatre, and Stellar Quines.
In association with Red Note Ensemble.
The 306: Day is co-commissioned with 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary.
Written by Oliver Emanuel, Composed by Gareth Williams, Directed by Jemima Levick.
The 306: Day is a new piece of theatre about staying silent and speaking out, fighting for peace and giving into violence. It tells the forgotten story of three women in wartime and their struggle to survive in a world that won’t listen.