CoastWord Coorie in
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

CoastWord Coorie in

A spectacular finale to our first day! Join us as we showcase work from our Coastword residencies with songmaker Kirsty Law, accompanied by her full band; award-winning film-maker Roxanna Vilk, and singer-songwriter Karen Dietz, accompanied by some other well-kent faces!

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Darker Ends with Alex Nye
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Darker Ends with Alex Nye

A special event for children and their families who are looking to be inspired by an award-winning children’s author, well known for her spine-tingling tales for young readers! Alex Nye, the award-winning author of CHILL and SHIVER, will be sharing the story of her third novel DARKER ENDS.

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Peacock’s Alibi - Stuart David
May
19
3:30 PM15:30

Peacock’s Alibi - Stuart David

An hour with the inspired characters from Stuart David’s Peacock Johnson. Come along to meet the author and to hear extracts from the “pacy thriller with an above average laugh count” (The Scotsman) In conversation with Dr Colin Will, Stuart David discusses his novel and his wider work.

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The Flint and Pitch Revue at Coastword!
May
19
7:30 PM19:30

The Flint and Pitch Revue at Coastword!

Flint & Pitch is Scotland’s leading spoken word/ music event for new and emerging talent, launching in August 2016 to much acclaim. Specialising in events that feature new and exciting authors, poets and music acts, CoastWord is delighted to have this special Revue show to close our Saturday programme!

Featuring Helen McClory, A New International, Kevin Gilday, Hailey Beavis, Melissa Goodbourn, and hosted by Jenny Lindsay

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Honest! CoastWord Finale Show
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Honest! CoastWord Finale Show

With Don Paterson, Dan Wilson (AKA Withered Hand), Hannah Lavery, Chris McQueer, Scott Tyrrell, Jenny Lindsay, Jim Monaghan, Colin McGuire, Karin Anderson and Carey Douglas

Come join us for the final event of CoastWord 2018, with an eclectic bill of local and national wordsmiths, with music from Dan Wilson (Withered Hand). Award-winning poets alongside blisteringly good local acts; hilarious and ‘Honest!’ comic verse; a writer who has been tipped as the next big ‘Hing’, and all introduced with vim and verve by comperes Jim Monaghan and Jenny Lindsay, who will also be sharing their work.
 

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