The Amazing Miss Macfarlane – Glasgow, 15 September

24th Aug 2018

The Amazing Miss Macfarlane

Hosted by The Year of Helen Macfarlane

15 September 2018 at 18:30–21:30

The Space, 257 London Road, G40 1PE Glasgow, United Kingdom

200 years ago Helen Macfarlane was born in Barrhead, destined to become a Chartist revolutionary, radical philosopher and campaigner for equality. We’re coming together to celebrate her life:

– Gerda Stevenson will read from her collection Quines, which includes Seeing Red, a poem about Helen

– Soothside Radicles will perform their play Rare Birds, about Helen’s life

– Q and A with Author David Black whose books have reinstated Helen in her place in history

– Music from Kittlin’, 21st Century folk inspired by women, landscape and stories and Pauline Bradley, author of a new song about Helen.

Tickets £5/£3 Students and unwaged. Tickets from http://amazingmissmac.brownpapertickets.com or on the door