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Dove Tales: Lament for Palestine

  • Scottish Poetry Library 5 Crichton's Close Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 8DT United Kingdom (map)

In association with Dove Tales, Association of Scottish Artists for Peace.

Dove Tales peace charity presents this event highlighting the plight of the people of Palestine through poetry, music and theatre. Actor Barbara Rafferty, singers Pauline Bradley and Corinne Harris, Elements World Theatre and many poets including Liz Niven and Anne Connolly, former Makar of the Federation of Writers.

Barbara Rafferty is known for her roles as Ella Cotter in the long-running BBC Two sitcom Rab C Nesbitt, as Shirley Henderson in BBC Scotland soap opera River City, and as Granny Mainland in the CBeebies comedy Katie Morag.

Liz Niven is one of Scotland's most popular poetry facilitators. She is a poet writing in English and Scots. She has published several poetry collections, including The Shard Box, Burning Whins, and Stravaigin.

A. C. Clarke is a poet and translator with a background in teaching. She is an active member of Scottish PEN and has worked with refugee poets.

The Elements World Theatre is a professional new writing company presenting new ways of looking at old myths, archetypes and cultural conflict. Their productions often feature cross-cultural collaborations and the merging of diverse art forms.

Pauline Bradley is a musician, singer songwriter and founder of Sound Inspirations. She has been in bands “Fancy Footwork”, “Pauline and Mina”, and “Absit Invidia”. She is also a recording artist with a CD called “No Borders, No Barriers.”

Tickets are £5 and are available from the Eventbrite page.