St Andrew's Day

A day of Scottish life and culture

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gerry hassan

Dr Gerry Hassan

willie shand

Willie Shand

magnus linklater

Magnus Linklater

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Soutar Theatre, A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth
1.15 to 5pm

The Day of Scottish Life and Culture, which is organised by the club each year as the city's celebration of St Andrew's Day, is being held in the Soutar Theatre at the A.K.Bell Library on Saturday, December 2.

Now in its 14th year, the afternoon event will again feature leading Scottish personalities, who will each give 45-minute presentations. Commencing at 1.15pm, this year's speakers are:

Dr Gerry Hassan
Gerry is a writer and academic who specialises in Scottish politics and ideas. He writes in the main UK press and also Bella Caledonia and the Scottish Review.
"Why Scotland is about more than politics"
Willie Shand
Willie is a well-loved and regular contributor to the D C Thomson stable, most notably The People’s Friend and Scots Magazine.
"In Argyll"
Magnus Linklater
Magnus is a former editor of The Scotsman, and Scottish editor of The Times. He is president of the Saltire Society, and chairman of Horsecross Arts.
"How culture is transforming our cities"

Tickets costing £10 [including tea and coffee] will be available from late October at Concorde Music, 17 Scott Street, Perth, telephone 01738 621818; The A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth; and at club meetings from Elliott Boyle, telephone 01738 643963.

Tickets will also be available at the door prior to the event [subject to availability] but, as the theatre capacity is limited to 125, it is recommended that tickets are purchased in advance.

Further information is available from the club secretary Iain Mackintosh.