Highlight of the month: Stanza Poetry Festival, A celebration of the diversity and relevance of poetry
16-19 March 2011 StAnza Festival, St Andrews (10 mi) – brochure with it’s full and very exciting programme is now available online. StAnza’s 14th annual festival is themed Timepiece and Poets’ Ark, and headlines Selima Hill, Marilyn Hacker, Paul Farley and Fiona Sampson, all new to StAnza. Also showing are the legendary Bob Holman on how to slam New York style the ever popular Julia Donaldson leading the children’s programme. Gaelic Poet in Residence, Maoilios Caimbeul will help celebrate the centenary of the great Scottish Gaelic poet, Sorley MacLean, look out for the concert in partnership with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra featuring new settings for some of Sorley MacLean’s poems.
Other March Highlights:
Sat 12 March Red Wine Productions “Love Letters” at the Crail Community Hall – Tickets £5. All proceeds to CHAS.
Sat 12 March – Party on the Pier, The Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther (3 mi) collaborating with St Ayles Rowing Club and Boats Club will host Scotland’s only Party on the Pier as part of a Britain wide celebration.
Fri 18 March 2:00pm – 9:00pm Art Preview at The Jerdan Gallery ‘Spring Fling’ featuring Mark Holden.
Some April Highlights:
Sat 2 to Sun 3 April – Pittenweem Artists & Galleries weekend, Pittenweem (4mi)
2 April 7:30pm – Crail Film Club “The Paper Moon” (1973) £4 on door, Town Hall
Sat 16April – Open Day Crail Museum
Fri 22 April -2 May – Crail Museum is OPEN Easter week Daily and every weekend in May
Fri 22 – Sun 24 April – Crail Art Group, Easter Exhibition & Sale at the Kirk Hall
Fri 29 April 2:00pm – 9:00pm – Art Preview ‘Colourful Creations’ featuring Marion Drummond at The Jerdan Gallery
You can find out lots of other community what’s on info on AboutCrail. There is loads going on in nearby StAndrews. Thinking of a short break in Crail? Spring is a great time as you can find good deals in our small hotels and B&B’s, and many self catering will also offer short breaks. Crail Accommodation providers have been co-operating to make it easier for visitors, find out how they can help you.