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FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – SELKIRK

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – SELKIRK

Sunday 5 August 2018

The Selkirk performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the Victoria Halls on Sunday 5 August at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession) and can be purchased at Scott’s Selkirk, 18 Market Place,  by calling 01750 721382, or online at http://bit.ly/FFFYSelkirk.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – ABERDEEN

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – ABERDEEN

Thursday 9 August 2018

The Aberdeen performance of Far, Far From Ypres takes place at His Majesty’s Theatre on Thursday 9 August at 7:30pm. Tickets cost from £14.50 – £19.50 including booking fee, with £2 off for Aberdeen Performing Arts Friends, £2 off for concessions and £5 off for under 26s. For more information and to book visit here or call 01224 641122.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – OBAN

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – OBAN

Wednesday 29 August 2018

The Oban performance of Far, Far, From Ypres will take place on Wednesday 29 August at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession) and can be purchased in person at the Corran Halls or by calling 01631 567 333.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – SKYE

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – SKYE

Friday 31 August 2018

The Portree performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the Aros Centre on Friday 31 August at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession). For more information and to book visit here or call 01478 613 750.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – ULLAPOOL

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – ULLAPOOL

Saturday 1 September 2018

The Ullapool performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the MacPhail Centre on Saturday 1 September at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession) and can be purchased in person at the MacPhail Centre or by calling 01854 613 336.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

ISLAY 100: HMS OTRANTO COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE

ISLAY 100: HMS OTRANTO COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE

Saturday 6 October 2018

The 470 US soldiers and British crew members  who lost their lives when the HMS Otranto sank off Islay’s shores are to be remembered with a community event on the island a century on.

A service and wreath laying ceremony will be led by the local minister at Kilchoman Military Cemetery, where the HMS Otranto casualties were initially laid to rest and many of the crew still lie, followed by a reception at Kilchoman Distillery.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – DUNDEE

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – DUNDEE

Sunday 7 October 2018

The Dundee performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the Whitehall Theatre on Sunday 7 October at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession). For more information and to book visit here or call 01382 434940.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – STIRLING

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – STIRLING

Sunday 14 October 2018

The Stirling performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place on Sunday 14 October at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession). For more information and to book visit here or call 01786 473544.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – INVERNESS

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – INVERNESS

Sunday 21 October 2018

The Inverness performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at Eden Court Theatre on Sunday 21 October at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £18 (£10 for concession, full-time students and under 26s). For more information and to book visit here or call 01463 234 234.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – DUMFRIES

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – DUMFRIES

Sunday 28 October 2018

The Dumfries performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the Theatre Royal on Sunday 28 October at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £15 (£10 concession). For more information and to book visit here or call 01387 254209.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – EDINBURGH

FAR, FAR FROM YPRES – EDINBURGH

Sunday 11 November 2018

The Edinburgh performance of Far, Far From Ypres will take place at the Usher Hall on Sunday 11 November at 7:30pm. Tickets range from £14 – 20 (£12 – 18 concession). For more information and to book visit here or call 0131 228 1155.

Far, Far From Ypres is a critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring the songs, poems and stories of World War One as it follows the journey of young Scots soldier Jimmy McDonald through the trenches.

With a cast of 26 performers, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce, the songs of the war are seamlessly linked by narrator Iain Anderson and accompanied by a range of projected images, bringing to life Scotland’s contribution to the war effort both on the front line and at home.

Get more info about the Far, Far From Ypres tour here.

Aftermath of the Great War

Aftermath of the Great War

31 March - 11 November 2018

Held at the King’s Own Scottish Borderers’ Regimental Museum in Berwick-upon-Tweed, this free exhibition highlights the social, political, health and economic issues that arose for ex-service personnel after the war. Constructed from official and unofficial documents, hardship letters and financial assistance applications, the  exhibition highlights the tragic plight of ex-servicemen, war disabled ex-servicemen, and their families in post-war Britain.

Get more information here.

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