Tidelines programme 2018 E-Prog '18 - Page 4

Festival Opening with Tide Lines Band Thursday 27 September 7.30-10.00pm Harbour Arts Centre £12 concession £10 Join us for Scotland’s most upcoming multi-talented four piece band, Tide Lines, whose debut single, Far Side of the World charted higher than Beyonce, Coldplay and Adele. Heavily influenced by the trad music of the Highlands and Islands, and fresh from their sell out Spring tour and Summer Festival dates at Bearded Theory, HebCeltFest, Belladrum and more, we are delighted to welcome Tide Lines to Tidelines! Thig còmhla rinn fhìn is Tide Lines, còmhlan cho mòr ann an Alba le ceathrar cho tàlantach agus gun do shreap iad air thoiseach air Beyonce, Coldplay agus Adele leis a’ chiad chlàr singilte aca ‘Far Side of the World’. An-dèidh dhaibh a bhith air cuairt shoirbheachail earraich agus aig na fèisean samhraidh Bearded Theory, Fèis Cheilteach Innse Gall, Belladrum is eile, tha sinn air ar dòigh fàilte a chur air Tide Lines gu Tidelines! Le taic bho Comhairle Siorrachd Àir a Tuath With support act of traditional music from North Ayrshire pupils Fifty Shades of Fiction Hosted by thriller writer Gordon Brown Friday 28 September 6.00-7.30pm Puffers Café Over 18s only £12 You have heard of Fifty Shades of Grey, now let Tidelines Book Festival introduce you to Fifty Shades of Fiction. An evening of cocktails, fun and naughty readings, hosted once again by Nippy Nora (parlour maid extraordinaire), author Gordon Brown (not that one!) and Claire (Still Game’s Seonaid). Giggles guaranteed. Can you get through the evening without blushing? Ticket price includes 2 free cocktails. Further cocktails available to purchase. Non-alcoholic cocktails available. 4 Dane Love Scottish Frauds and Hoaxes Friday 28 September Harbour Arts Centre 6.00-7.00pm £6 The story of five amazing frauds and hoaxes, including four from Ayrshire, part of the author’s The Man Who Sold Nelson’s Column and Other Scottish Frauds and Hoaxes. Dane Love has written about nineteen of the most audacious fraudsters in Scotland, including Arthur Furguson, who sold Big Ben. The Ayrshire stories are about the Buchanites, (who started in Irvine), Rev Thomas Clifford of Ayr, The Burns Temple Hoax in Kilmarnock, and the Burns manuscript forgeries. Join us for an hour of subterfuge and skull-duggery in the company of one of Ayrshire’s most accomplished historians. Cameron McNeish There’s Always the Hills Friday 28 September Harbour Arts Centre THE MAN WHO SOLD NELSON’S COLUMN AND OTHER SCOTTISH FRAUDS AND HOAXES 8.00-9.00pm £8 Join Cameron McNeish for an evening of outdoor appreciation and anecdotes as he candidly recalls the ups and downs of a full life, much of it in the public eye, much of it until now unseen. His best-selling book, There's Al ways the Hills, follows Cameron's journey from his childhood in Glasgow to a successful career in broadcasting and journalism, living and working in some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. Sponsored by Air Na Creagan Mountaineering and Hillwalking Club. Tidelines Writing Workshop with Fiona Gibson Saturday 29 September 11.00-12.00pm Harbour Arts Centre Over 16s only £6 Best-selling author Fiona Gibson shares her advice and tips on writing fiction – from getting started to finding a publisher – along with extracts from her latest novel, The Mum Who’d Had Enough. Fiona started her writing career on teen magazine Jackie, then went on to edit Just Seventeen and More!, where she invented the infamous Position of the Fortnight. Booking essential. 5