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Friday, March 28, 2014

The Life & Work of S. R. Crockett (1859-1914): A Centenary Celebration

The Catstrand, New Galloway,
Saturday 5 April 2014

A celebration, commemoration and exhibition of the life and work of Samuel Rutherford Crockett, Galloway’s best known and best-loved novelist and storyteller, on the 100th
anniversary of his death.

Speakers and participants include Margaret Elphinstone, Douglas Gifford, Ted Cowan, Alison Burgess, Pam Snell, Mary Hollern, Ingrid Shearer and Gavin MacGregor.

Tickets for the day programme are available from the Catstrand, New Galloway, £10 (non-returnable) Tel: 01644 420 374
Lunch by own arrangement but Catstrand lunch can be pre-booked on
01644 420 374

The Young Filmmakers most recent production will be shown and a small exhibition on S. R. Crockett will accompany this event.

On Saturday evening at 7:30pm at the Ken Bridge Hotel, New Galloway, there will be an S. R. Crockett Celebratory Dinner; an evening of excellent food, poetry and song. A three-course meal will be served and period costume (Victorian or Edwardian) is optional but warmly encouraged. Advance booking and payment for the Dinner are essential - £25 per person – directly from the Ken Bridge Hotel on 01644 420 211.

On Sunday 6 April a bus tour of Crockett sites in the Glenkens is prebookable

(limited places) at Catstrand: 01644 420 374

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