Saturday, October 20, 2018

Language Is Where The People Are

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
Date(s) - 17/11/2018
7:30 pm
The Estate of W.S. Graham presents Language is Where the People Are

A journey through the life and work of Greenock-born poet W.S. Graham, featuring readings from some of Scotland’s 
most acclaimed poets, recently discovered audio and video, and soundscapes by composer Gerry Diver.

MC Jim Carruth will be joined by Rachael Boast, Robert Crawford, Kathleen Jamie and Marion McCready. W.N. Herbert 
will present a talk, ‘Seven Words for Sydney Graham’, and the winners of the Scottish Youth Poetry Slam 2018 and the Inverclyde 

Schools Poetry Competition will showcase their poems.Part of the centenary project ‘Language is Where the People Are’, 
supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland

I'm very much looking forward to participating in this event next month, wonderful to be able to celebrate W.S. Graham in his home town!