Corrie Film Club in May

The film showing on Sunday May 12th at 8 pm is I, Daniel Blake (Director Ken Loach (UK 2016) 100 mins Cert 15). Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, this film from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but …

An afternoon with poet David Underdown

Launch of David Underdown’s second poetry collection: A Sense of North. 17th March, Corrie and Sannox hall. If you didn’t make it to the launch, you can still read the book. It’s not like a party where if you missed it, you missed the whole shebang. Having said that, it was a very enjoyable afternoon …

Company of Wolves theatre co brings Achilles to Arran

Company of Wolves presents Achilles On Saturday 4th May, at 7.30pm, in Brodick Hall. Tickets £12 (young people at school free) www.arranevents.com or on the door. Following a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run, this heart-stopping solo, a fusion of storytelling, dance and song which re-imagines the Greek myth, heads out on tour across the UK. Created …

Breton folk band Dremmwel comes to Arran

Celtic Cousins tour – Dremmwel play Scotland in May 2019 Arran is very fortunate to be the first stop on the Scottish Tour of the innovative Breton folk band ‘Dremmwel’, with a concert planned for 11th May at Corrie and Sannox Village Hall (7.30pm, BYOB). The name means ‘horizon’ and the band’s six albums since …

Corrie Film Club in April

The film showing on Sunday 28th April (the 4th weekend this month) is Happy End ( Director Michael Haneke. 2017. Germany. 1hr 50min. Cert 15) Master auteur Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon, Hidden) returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values set in the shadow of the European refugee crisis. Featuring a cast of …

Local poet launches new collection

Making a Halo Round the Ordinary March will be an important milestone for local poet David Underdown who launches his second poetry collection in Corrie Hall on Sunday 17th. David has been living – and writing – on the island for over twenty years. He says he always had a plan to make more time …

Corrie Film Club in March

The next film showing in Corrie Village Hall on Sunday March 10th at 8 pm, is Paterson (Director Jim Jarmusch USA 2007 118 mins Cert PG ). A gentle drama starring Adam Driver as a bus driver and poet, and his wife Golshifteh Farahani who runs a cup-cake business and dreams of being a country …

Corrie Film Club Day in the Dark Film Festival 2019

On Saturday 2nd February, Corrie Film Club hosts its free mini film festival Day in the Dark. 10.00 Scottish Shorts and coffee 10.45 A Matter of Life and Death 12.30 – 1.00 Lunch 1.00 – 2.50 Lenny 2.50 – 4.30 The Odd Couple 4.30 Tea and cake 4.45 – 6.30 The Graduate 6.30 – 7.30 …

Corrie Film Club in January

The film showing on Sunday 13th January at 8pm in Corrie Hall is Leave No Trace (Director Debra Granik USA 2017 109 mins Cert PG). Debra Granik’s follow-up to her acclaimed ‘Winter’s Bone’ follows the story of troubled US veteran Will (Ben Foster) who has opted out to live a life in the wild with …

Corrie Film Club in December

Corrie Film Club Christmas Programme On Sunday 9th December, the programme will begin at 7.00pm. Dinner for One (Director Heinz Dunkhause 1963. Germany. 18 mins Cert U) Dinner for One is a traditional Christmas short comedy (and will be served with mulled wine). At Miss Sophie’s 90th birthday dinner, her butler James must fill in …