Words at Hillcrest

Words at Hillcrest: A cosy afternoon of storytelling, discussion and a chance for writers* to connect

We invite you to join us as we celebrate contemporary writing with conversation and readings. Exploring folktales, islands, queerness and much more. Meet the storytellers, share stories and be inspired.

Date and time – Sunday 2nd July 2023 14:00 – 16:00

Location – Hillcrest Arran Hillcrest Whiting Bay KA27 8RH

Author Kirsty Logan. Credit: Kirsty Logan

Our writer in residence is Kirsty Logan.

Kirsty is a professional daydreamer. She is the author of three novels, three story collections, a memoir, and two chapbooks. She lives in Glasgow with her wife, baby and rescue dog. She is currently working on a short musical, a short story collection and a very long novel.

In conversation with Hillcrest’s Carina Haouchine.

Carina is a Scottish-Algerian filmmaker and writer. She is the author of Machado: A Berber folk tale, the first English translation of Algerian-Berber folk tales. She lives on the Isle of Arran and is currently working on her first feature length documentary and debut novel.

* By writer we mean you scribble poems on the back of receipts or are a published novelist. You write short stories just for your friends or a journal just for you.

Please note that this event is ‘Pay What You Can Tickets’. All proceeds will go towards the creation of more Hillcrest events.

Accessibility: Unfortunately Hillcrest is only accessible by foot. Please contact us directly to advise of any additional needs you may have.

Getting here: Hillcrest is ‘off-the-beaten-track’ and there is limited parking so if driving we ask that you please park in Whiting Bay village. The house is a 10/15min walk up the cart track.

To book follow the link here

For more information  about Hillcrest and Hillcrest Creative, see the Hillcrest website and Facebook page