Changin Scotland

Changin Scotland
Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart

A weekend of politics, culture and ideas … And fun!
Friday March 22nd-Sunday March 24th 
The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool

Come and join Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart for the latest weekend of good conversation and challenging ideas and celebrate our 21st weekend.

Friday March 22nd

8.15pm Welcome
Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart

The Limits of Nationalism: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Alex Massie, writer and commentator, The Spectator

Saturday March 23rd

10.15-11.30am How do Scotland’s small towns speak for themselves and the role of town centres?
Malcolm Fraser, architect and Chair, Scottish Government Town Centre Review

11.45am-1.00pm The Scottish Debate and the British Bubble
Michael Gardiner, Professor of English Literature, Warwick University and author of The Cultural Roots of British Devolution

1.00pm-2.15pm Lunch

2.15-3.30pm Women, Language and Power in Scotland/ Mnathan, Cànan ‘sa Ùghdarras ann an Alba
Dr. Lorna J. Waite, writer and academic and Elsie Mitchell, artist

3.45-5.00pm Rethinking Cultural Independence
Authors John Aberdein and Jenni Calder talk with Scott Hames, editor of Unstated: Writers on Scottish Independence

Sunday March 24th


10.30-11.45am : Thinking Together: Citizens Having a Say
Susan Pettie and Kate Kitson, Say So Scotland on the Citizen’s Assembly

11.45-1.00pm Changing Gear: Resources of Social Change
David Eyre, Oxfam Scotland and Gerry Hassan

For Bookings, Tickets and Accomodation:

Please Phone The Ceilidh Place Reception: 01854-612103
Cite ‘Changin Scotland’
Weekend Prices: £60 for all weekend events.
Accomodation Booking available from The Ceilidh Place Reception