November 25th 7.00 for 7.30
We are thrilled to welcome Pauline back to The Bakehouse with her new collection Be an Angel. Her focus on the pre-occupations of women, including MEN will make you laugh and catch your breath in recognition.
Pauline’s one woman shows attract sell out audiences in Festivals all over the country. She has appeared on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, Pick of the Week, With Great Pleasure, and Poetry Please; and on Channel 4 Television.
Her readings are a pure, indulgent delight!
‘Everyone needs a Pauline Prior Pitt in their lives’ Maureen Lipman
The Fickle Tupperware Bowl of Fate awaits once more.
Bring a poem, a song, a guitar, a large pipe, a small pipe – anything to entertain or amuse.
BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND AT THE BAKEHOUSE on the theme of NOURISHMENT.
Saturday December 2nd
YUM YUM 2.00 – 4.30
Tom Pow leads a creative writing workshop – poetry and short prose pieces – which explores food and the place of food in our lives.
FREE. 15 places.
Saturday December 2nd 7.30pm – 9.00pm
Poet Tom Pow reads poems concerned with food, cooking and eating. Chrys Salt invites the audience to share poems on a similar subject that have strong associations for them.
With wine and tasty tapas titbits provided by super-cook Sue Best in the interval.
Tickets: £10.00. Booking essential.
Saturday January 20th 2018 7.30 – 9.00
Hot foot from his writer in residency in the Aegean, Hugh McMillan reappears in Gatehouse for Burns Night. Help him acclimatise to the chill and share his slant on all things Scottish. He has all kinds of new treats lined up for you - Sioux Indians in Barlinnie, his dead relatives who live in Mather’s Bar, an exclusive on Robert Burns’ murder, the real reason for the Trojan War and many other things....
Tickets £10.00 (includes haggis nibbles and hot toddy)
Saturday March 3rd 7.30 - 9.00
Ron Butlin, a poet and novelist with an international reputation reads from his work. Ron is a former Edinburgh Makar / Poet Laureate, has published nearly twenty books, won many prizes and been translated into over a dozen languages. Followed by our ubiquitous Bakehouse open mic spots. Ron would love to hear you.