The Three Lochs Festival 2012

20-22 September 2012


We are delighted to launch the 2012 Three Lochs Book and Arts Festival programme. With events taking place from Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 September we warmly invite you to browse and see what this year’s festival has to offer.

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THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER | Diardaoin 20 Sultain

AN EVENING OF FOOD AND FILM: This year’s festival opens with a screening of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (Lasse Hallström, 2011) starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt. Includes Yemeni style buffet. Doors open 19:00. Film starts 20:00.

This event is FREE of charge. Bar service.

FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | Dihaoine21 Sultain

HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI PRESENTS: Hardeep is a comedian, presenter, journalist, author and chef. Join him as he presents and discusses one of his favourite films followed by a screening. Includes local produce taster plates. Doors open 19:00. Event starts 20:00.

All tickets £5Bar service.

SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER | Disathairne 22 Sultain

WRITERS’ WORKSHOPS: Writer Linda Cracknell discusses the process of creating a radio play and Maggie McKernan, a literary agent, leads a session on how to get published.

TRADITIONAL STORYTELLING SESSIONS: Scot AnSgeulaiche will be sharing tales from the local area. He will also lead a workshop looking at the importance of oral literature.

AUTHOR EVENTS: Featuring a discussion about Scotland’s mountains with Dan Bailey and Kirstie ShirraDonald S Murray will introduce prose, poetry and photographs inspired by ‘The Guga Hunters’.

Iain Banks makes a welcome return to the area having recently published his new novel ‘Stonemouth’.

COMEDY: An evening with stand-up comedian, presenter and columnist Mark Steel.

CHILDREN’S EVENTS: In addition to the screening of a surprise film, youngsters will also have the chance to join in with Room 13’s art sessions and the popular Kids’ Cookschool featuring outdoor recipes. Younger visitors can enjoy story sessions with Maisie Dennison.

The festival will also feature live music, a photographic exhibition, and local produce stalls. Refreshments available in the café area.

From 10:00am until late.

Day ticket: Adults £10 Under 18s £5.

Evening ticket for Mark Steel: Adults £12 (or £7 with day ticket) Concessions (OAPs and Under 18s): £10