1st-3rd November 2019 at Cultybraggan POW Camp, Comrie, Perthshire

Come and experience the Nissen huts and jail-block where Hamish worked in 1947

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite here


Programme:

Friday 1st November 2019 (free events in the Jail-block)

7:30pm Welcome to everyone

7:45pm “Hamish Henderson (1919–2019)” Venuejail-block – A ‘talk’ by Margaret Bennett, illustrated by images & songs

Piper: James MacDonald Reid

8:30pm A bothy ‘sing-around’ led by Scott Gardiner (Venue: Hut 41)

Permanent Exhibition (camp pictures, POW sketchbook & cartoons)

Saturday 2nd November 2019

MORNING

10:00 am Camp open for visitors. Tours and Exhibition

10:30–11:30 am Hamish Henderson: War hero and Poet” by, film-maker, artist and Hamish Henderson biographer Timothy Neat   Venuejail-block

11:45–12:45 “Hamish in Italy: Gramsci and the Partisans” by  Poet and musician Pino Mereu from The Hamish Henderson Club in Rome. Venue: jail-block

LUNCH  (own arrangements) 12:45– 2:00 pm Lunch break (Camp Café or own arrangements)

AFTERNOON

2:00– 4:00 pm CULTYBRAGGAN CAMP CONCERT: “Come-All-Ye”  Venue: Hut 41 – Adam McNaughtan & Bob Blair, Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre, Margaret Bennett,  Tim Neat, Pino Mereu, Scott Gardiner and Graham Irvine

DINNER  (own arrangements)

7:30 – 8:30 pm Hamish Henderson on film (Venuejail-block)

8:30–10:00pm A tribute to Hamish in songs and stories’ with Scott, James & Graham. Bring your own songs & BYOB. (Venue: Hut 41)

Sunday 3rd November 2019

2:00 pm Farewell sing-around – everyone welcome!  Join Scott Gardiner for the BIG SINGAROUND  Venue: Commercial Hotel, Muthill

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