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P3 Competition Launched

Soutar Writers are pleased to announce the launch of their inaugural P3 writing competition.  This year it’s poetry, and full details can be seen on our Competition page.

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In a Sma Room

The premiere of In a Sma Room will be held at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday, May 12th, at 7pm. Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) with proceeds going to CHAS at Kinross. Other tour dates include St Andrews (Byre Theatre) … Continue reading

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Sculpture Stroll with David Annand

Everyone knows the Ring sculpture on the High Street, Perth’s best-loved piece of public art. But have you ever wondered what it means? The Ring was inspired by William Soutar’s famous poem Nae Day Sae Dark, but just how does … Continue reading

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William Soutar Prize 2012

The 2012 Soutar Prize was launched on 17th March at the North Inch Community Campus. This year’s competition is short-story based, max. 2,000 words, in English or Scots, and will be judged by Billy Kay. Prizes include an Arvon Writing … Continue reading

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Perth Burns Club Day of Culture

Each year, the Perth Burns Club stages a Day of Culture on or around St Andrew’s Day. It’s a celebration of things Scottish and encompasses all the arts. The performance standard is very high, so you can look forward to … Continue reading

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Woodland Creative Writing Workshops

Linda Cracknell is holding three creative writing workshops during October on Big Tree Country sites: Kinnoull Hill – Saturday 1 October Birks of Aberfeldy – Saturday 8 October MacRosty Park, Crieff – Saturday 15 October If you would like to … Continue reading

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Big Listen

You are invited to participate in a World Café event at 4pm on 27 September in the North Inch Community campus, which is being held as part of the Culture Matters: The Big Listen project. The Big Listen is an … Continue reading

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Soutar Film

A film about Perth poet William Soutar that has lain unseen in the BBC vaults for 34 years is to receive a screening in Perth. The Garden Beyond, last broadcast in 1977, will be shown in the Soutar Theatre at … Continue reading

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Sing a Sang o Soutar

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BBC Radio 4 Story Submissions

The brief window of opportunity to submit a story for Radio Four’s ‘Opening Lines’ Afternoon Reading, is about to open again, and runs from 29 Oct-30 Nov. It is for people who haven’t had a short story broadcast on radio … Continue reading

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