A weekend of politics, culture and ideas …. And fun!
Friday March 23rd-Sunday March 25th
The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool
The Independence Weekend
Friday March 23rd
Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart
Scottish Independence: The Big Debate
James Mitchell, Professor of Government, Strathclyde University, co-author, The SNP: Transition to Power
Saturday March 24th
10.15-11.30am The Scotland of Past and Present
Ian Jack, The Guardian
11.45am-1.00pm What is Independence in an Age of Interdependence?
Neil Walker, editor, Neil MacCormick’s Scotland; Edinburgh University
2.15-3.30pm The Economics of Self-Government
Stephen Boyd, STUC and Katherine Trebeck, Oxfam Scotland
3.45-5.00pm What is Social Justice Scotland?
Dave Watson, Unison Scotland and Marsha Scott, ENGENDER
8.30-10.00pm Evening Film: You’ve Been Trumped
Anthony Baxter introduces his award winning film
Sunday March 25th
10.30-11.45am The Nuclear Question: Trident and the Scottish Dimension
William Walker, co-author, ‘Uncharted Waters’; St. Andrews University
11.45-1.00pm What is ‘Civic Scotland’ and its Role in the Great Debate?
Martin Sime, SCVO and Kate Caskie, Victim Support Scotland
Places are limited! So book early to avoid disappointment!
A weekend ticket £60 Individual sessions £8
To book tickets please phone: The Ceilidh Place Reception 01854-612103
Accomodation available from £25 per person per nite