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Pitch and Punt An event for new writers Saturday 29 September Harbour Arts Centre 1.00-3.00pm £3* Are you a writer with an unpublished/self-published novel or story collection? Here’s a chance to step up to the mic and show us what you’ve got! Are you a book-festival goer interested in hearing something completely new? Come along and listen! With a panel of experts ready to share their advice and a networking opportunity included, this is for new writers and adventurous audiences alike. WRITER SPOTS BY APPLICATION ONLY – SEE TIDELINES WEBSITE FOR DETAILS *Free for participants £3 for audience members (incl. tea/coffee) Suitable for over 14s The McDougalls Singalong Storybook Saturday 29 September 2.00-3.00pm Fullarton Connexions £3* Auntie Aggie, Morag and Max are back for Tidelines 2018 and are ready to bring stories to life through action, songs and musical mayhem. Dress up as your favourite fairytale character and get ready to clap your hands, stamp your feet and join in the fun! * £3 each or £10 per family of 4 (2 years+) Helen Bellany The Restless Wave Saturday 29th September Maritime Museum 2.00-3.00pm £10* Helen Bellany was partner and muse of the critically acclaimed artist, John Bellany. An artist in her own right, she and John were married twice and had three children together. The Restless Wave, gives a candid insight into their marriage, their loss to one another, their second marriage and their life together to the end. John Bellany’s painting The Dawn Pearl at Port Seton Harbour is currently on display at the Scottish Maritime Museum as part of the exhibition Maritime Perspectives: Collecting Art of a Seafaring Nation. * Includes entry to Scottish Maritime Museum 6 Erlend Clouston Zen and the Art of Rucksack Maintenance Nan Shepherd’s extraordinary journey from flaneur to the RBS fiver Saturday 23 September 3.30-4.30pm Harbour Arts Centre £6 Erlend Clouston is Nan Shepherd’s literary executor, and knew her for the first three decades of his life and the last three of hers. Here he takes a sideways look at the life, career and influences of this extraordinary writer, whose great work The Living Mountain is suddenly all the rage. Featuring Jefferson Airplane, Philip Marlowe, community singing and a one-man re-enactment of the bombing of Aberdeen, this event was an Edinburgh Book Festival sell-out. Voices from the Jungle Stories from the Calais refugee camp Saturday 29 September 4.00-5.00pm Harbour Arts Centre £6 Calais refugees tell powerful stories of childhood dreams; genocides, wars, and persecution; the terror and strengths of their extraordinary journeys; the realities of the Calais camp and their hopes for the future. Join Majid Adin, one of the authors, who will tell his story and reflect on his experiences. Corinne Squire, co-editor, will describe the complexity of producing the book and will read extracts from other contributors in what promises to be an interesting and thought provoking event. Struan Stevenson The Course of History: Ten Meals That Changed the World Saturday 29 September 5.30-6.30pm Harbour Arts Centre £6 Many decisions which have had enormous historical consequences have been made over the dinner table, and have been accompanied (and perhaps influenced) by copious amounts of food and wine. Struan Stevenson brings to life ten such moments in his new book The Course of History, exploring the personalities, the issues and of course the food which helped shape the course of history. 7