Corrie Film Club – Before Night Falls

Corrie Film Club is on the third Sunday this month, on September 15th, at 8pm in the village hall. The film showing is Before Night Falls (Director Julian Schnabel .UK 2000. 133 mins Cert 15). An impressionistic biopic about the troubled life of the gay Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas. Javier Bardem puts in …

Corrie Film Club

The film showing at 8 pm on Sunday 11th August is The Florida Project (Director Sean Baker. USA 2017 111 mins. Cert 15). Set over one summer, the film follows six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the …

Corrie Film Club in July

The film showing on Sunday July 7th at 8 pm (the first Sunday this month) is Waterboys (Director Robert Jan Westdijkr Netherlands 2016. 89 mins. Cert PG). Waterboys tells a humorous and moving story of the evolving relationship between crime novelist Victor (Leopold Witte) and his cello-playing son Zack (Tim Linde). When Zack is dumped …

Corrie Film Club

The film showing in Corrie village hall on Sunday June 9th at 8 pm, is Summer of 1993 (Director Carla Simón. 2017. Spain. 96 min. Cert u). In Carla Simón’s touching autobiographical film, six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. …

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 …