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 …

Music Arran concert in February – The Magnard Ensemble

The Magnard Ensemble will be performing on Saturday 16th February in Brodick Hall, at 7.30pm, and will be playing works by Ligetti, MacMillan, Bach, Orban, Mozart. “A hugely gifted ensemble of the younger generation, the chemistry between the five players is magical, the maturity and sensitivity of their playing is a delight!’”  Paul Patterson – composer The MAGNARD …

Marine News

From John Kinsman Royal Navy nuclear submarine in near miss with ferry A nuclear powered royal navy submarine had a near miss with a ferry in the Irish sea it has emerged. The MOD would not confirm which of its ten submarines was involved. All of its submarines are nuclear powered but only four carry …

Patricia Gibson MP reports on UK Government’s latest attack on pensioners

By Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran Amid the Brexit chaos, as Tory MPs fight each other tooth and nail and Labour MPs struggle to find a coherent position, one might be forgiven for not noticing the UK Government’s latest stealth attack on pensioners. In fact, some have suggested that the decision to …

Poem for February

Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the …

Book Review – It Disappears in Blue and Red and Gold

By Jordan Ogg, first published in The Island Review, January 5th 2019 Helen Nisbet is a curator and artistic director born and raised on the island of Yell in the far north of Shetland. She is now based in London, and It Disappears In Blue And Red And Gold is her first book. It appears …