Book Week 2020

A BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND GIFT TO SCOTTISH CARE HOMES

The Bakehouse Community Arts and Saraband Books have collaborated on a film specifically designed to entertain Care Home residents across Scotland during Book Week November 16th – 22nd and beyond.

The Bakehouse Community Arts’ film is called “A Letter to my Younger Self” - a feast of poetry and songs residents might have enjoyed when younger. Singer and performer Tony Bonning is joined by Scottish-based writers Tom Pow and Gerda Stevenson, with celebrity performers actor Annette Badland and Gyles Brandreth reading poems loved by older family or friends.

 

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BIG LIT ONLINE 2020

BIG LIT's first ever digital festival, running from 16 - 30 October 2020 has come to a close – it’s been challenging, but an absolute joy putting it together. Feedback has been terrific with a new audience being reached from as far afield as India, Finland, the US and Australia. If there are things you have missed we are delighted to say that all our participants have generously agreed we can keep our events LIVE here on The Bakehouse site - see here