Between Oct 9th and Oct 24th 2015 the festival will travel to 5 locations in the North:
Tigh Huaghad, by the Community Shop, Skerray, KW14 7TJ
Strath Halladale Hall, Forsinard, KW13 6YT
Sinclair Court Care Home, Portskerra, KW14 7YL Not open to public
Dunbeath Heritage Centre , Dunbeath, KW6 6ED
Melvich Village Hall, Melvich, KW14 7YL
In the spectacular coastal scenery of the far North, the Portskerra International Storytelling Festival is joining forces with the Scottish Storytelling Centre and with Luminate; Scotland’s festival of creative aging and stepping out and about with an International zing and a star burst of event options – local, Scottish, Gaelic & International guests all telling stories, stories in films, and stories in beautiful still image touring Scotland - which could include YOURS !
October 9th - 25th 2015 are the festival dates and it will take place on the North Coast of Scotland in Skerray - Strath Halladale - Portskerra - Dunbeath and in Melvich.
NOTE: The Luminate Photography Challenge NOW!
The deadline for entries is Monday 7 September 2015, and full details of how to enter - along with images and advice - can be found on here. http://www.luminatescotland.org or go to Luminate Photo Challenge page
PS I am still building this years festival information please return and more will be here! A Jordanian storyteller and a musician will be coming!!
Friday 9th October 7.30pm, Tigh Huaghad, by the Community Shop, Skerray, KW14 7TJ
Using the Luminate exhibition and local photos as the jumping off point Alex Patience will lead a storytelling session for all ages in this Skerray bothan. Bring instruments and stories to share – or food and drinks! £7/£5/£3
Luminate Photography Challenge Exhibition runs until Sat Oct 17th
M-F 9-12 Sat 11-12
P.S. Sorry - Alan Rickman is not attending
Strath Halladale Hall & Sinclair Court, Portskerra
Sunday 18th Oct. - doors @ 1pm/ film @ 2pm StrathHalladale Hall, Forsinard, KW13 6YT
Luminate film: Hip Hop-eration NZ/2014/93min … and soup
Inspirational documentary filmed story of a small New Zealand island community of seniors (eldest is 96!) who are preparing to participate in the World Hip Hop Dance Championships in Las Vegas. £5. Luminate Photography Exhibition 1 - 4.30pm
Monday 19th October 12-4pm Sinclair Court Care Home, (Not open to the public) Portskerra, KW14 7YL
Luminate film: Directed by Tweedie UK/2015/16min
Seeing the world through the camera lens at 87…? Is it different?
Stories by Alex Patience & stories from you welcome
& the Luminate Photography Challenge Exhibition
Friday 23rd October 7.30pm Dunbeath Heritage Centre , Dunbeath, KW6 6ED
This beautiful store of local heritage is an ideal East Coast location for an evening of storytelling for all ages led by Alex Patience and with International storytelling guest/s from the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. Bring instruments and stories to share – or food & drinks! £7/£5/£3