Changin Scotland

FRIDAY MARCH 22nd-SUNDAY MARCH 24th 

The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool

Friday March 22nd

8.15pm Welcome

Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart

 

The Limits of Nationalism: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Alex Massie, writer and commentator, The Spectator

 

Saturday March 23rd

10.15-11.30am How do Scotland’s small towns speak for themselves and the role of town centres?

Malcolm Fraser, architect and Chair, Scottish Government Town Centre Review

11.45am-1.00pm The Scottish Debate and the British Bubble

Michael Gardiner, Professor of English Literature, Warwick University and author of The Cultural Roots of British Devolution

1.00pm-2.15pm Lunch

2.15-3.30pm Women, Language and Power in Scotland/ Mnathan, Cànan ‘sa Ùghdarras ann an Alba

Dr. Lorna J. Waite, writer and academic and Elsie Mitchell, artist

3.45-5.00pm Rethinking Cultural Independence

Authors John Aberdein and Jenni Calder talk with Scott Hames, editor of Unstated: Writers on Scottish Independence

 8.30-9.45pm

From NASA to Scotland with Love: Stories, Books and Happenchance

Jessica Fox, author of the just published Three Things You Need to Know About Rockets: a memoir from NASA storyteller to falling in love with Scotland

Sunday March 24th HOW DO WE CHANGE SCOTLAND?

10.30-11.45am Thinking Together: Citizens Having a Say

Susan Pettie and Kate Kitson, Say So Scotland on the Citizen’s Assembly

11.45-1.00pm Changing Gear: Resources of Social Change

David Eyre, Oxfam Scotland and Gerry Hassan

For Bookings, Tickets and Accomodation:

Please Phone The Ceilidh Place Reception: 01854-612103

Cite ‘Changin Scotland’

Weekend Prices: £60 for all weekend events.

Accomodation Booking available from The Ceilidh Place Reception