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Archive for August, 2011

Storytelling for Children with Complex Needs

Scottish Storytelling Centre Storytelling for Children with Complex Needs Sat 8 Oct 10am-1pm Join storyteller and puppeteer Aileen Finlay to hear about her experiences of developing storytelling projects for children with complex special needs. Discover some approaches to finding and adapting appropriate stories, take away practical hints and tips on making and using props to […]

Audio Description Open Day

Thur 25 August @ 6.30 – 8.30pm Image copyright Marc Turner (Herald/Evening Times) Audio description is a commentary for people with sight problems who have difficulty seeing a screen, stage, exhibition or match. In theatre, it helps them to follow what is going on by describing the essential action, body language, facial expressions, costumes and […]

Bursary support: Starting to Write

Moniack Mhor Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre    NO MORE PROCRASTINATING! Starting to write course at Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre Sept. 19 – 24 LAST MINUTE PLACES AVAILABLE Tutored by prizewinning authors Zoe Wicombe and John Aberdein, with special guest reader Kit Fraser, author of the controversial The Joy of Talk. Cost: £575 or £625 Discounts […]

Heavy Load in Scotland again!

Wednesday 5th October with support from ‘My Generation’ – Rutherglen  Did you go to any of the gigs with Heavy Load that dates-n-mates organised last year? If you did, we’re sure you’ll be pleased to know they are back in October to launch their new CD and will be playing on Wednesday 5th October 2011 […]

Scottish Writers’ Centre – Louise Stern – deaf artist and writer

Louise Stern is a deaf artist and writer.  Her visual work is made around ideas of communication and isolation and has been exhibited in Europe and the United States.  Chattering, her first book, was published by Granta in June 2010.  She has recently returned from Mexico, where she researched and started to write her next book, a novel. Louise Stern grew […]

postcard reviews – behind-the-ears reviews of Edinburgh Festivals

Postcard Reviews Behind-the-ears reviews of Edinburgh Festivals Artlink Edinburgh and the Lothians has formed a small group of reporters to review some of the events, shows and exhibitions which are part of Edinburgh’s Festivals. The reporters are all people who are hard of hearing and the reviews are very much written from a personal perspective. […]

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