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Events: 26-10-2017

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Chris Dolan's "Just about Write"

Date: 26 October 2017

Location: Biggar Library

Time: 19:00 - 21:30

Chris Dolan's "Just about Write" 26 October 2017 7:00pm-9:30pm £3.10 / £1.55 Biggar Library

Chris Dolan's "Just about Write" at Biggar Library

Biggar Library is delighted to have Chris Dolan join us for his genre defying tour of contemporary Scottish literature and not least his own body of work. He’s also a songwriter – composing a song for each new book. But if you ask him very nicely he’ll put down the guitar. A varied evening of Who’s Who and How It’s Done in Scottish letters and drama.

Tickets available at Biggar Corn Exchange or online at www.biggarlittlefestival.com.

Cost: £3.10 / £1.55 concession


Derek Acorah - Whispers from Heaven Tour

Date: 26 October 2017

Location: Village Theatre East Kilbride

Time: 19:30

Derek Acorah - Whispers from Heaven Tour 26 Oct 2017 7:30pm £18.50 Village Theatre East Kilbride

Derek Acorah - Whispers from Heaven Tour 2017

 

Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer like no other.

The pioneer for Spiritualism and Mediumship on television, he is arguably the world’s most renowned Spirit Medium having demonstrated to many hundreds of thousands of people in theatres throughout the UK. Where Derek goes, others follow.

Derek’s television career dates back over fifteen years when he became the first medium ever to demonstrate live on air and without the benefit of an edit suite on a weekly basis bringing hope and comfort to the viewing public.

Here is your chance to experience this very special event.

Derek’s brand new ‘Whispers From Heaven Tour’ will appear at venues across the UK and Europe in 2017.

Evenings of Mediumship are not scientifically proven and are presented for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Available to book online or by calling East Kilbride Arts Centre on 01355 261000.

Cost: £18.50


Ghost Hunt

Date: 14 October 2017 - 05 November 2017

Every day

Location: Chatelherault Country Park

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Ghost Hunt 14 Oct - 5 Nov 2017 10:00am - 4:30pm Chatelherault Country Park

Something strange has been happening at Chatelherault! Could it possibly be the ghost of the Duke? Take part in our quiz to solve the mystery.

Quiz sheet available to purchase from Reception.

Suitable for children aged 5+, or younger if accompanied by an adult.

See what other activities are available at our country parks by downloading the Events Guide.

Cost: £1.60


On Any Given Night

Date: 26 October 2017

Location: Rutherglen Town Hall

Time: 19:30

On Any Given Night 26 October 2017 7:30pm £12.00 / £10.00 concession Rutherglen Town Hall

On Any Given Night, Rutherglen Town Hall, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire,

 

Geez A Break Productions present On Any Given Night

On Any Given Night focuses on one of the most vulnerable groups of people in today's Society, The Homeless, and tackles the stigma attached to that title.

Set over the course of another busy Saturday night in Glasgow city centre - a group of four very different people gather together to help each other survive another gruelling night on the streets of the city armed with only their banter, wit and hope.

Available to book online or by calling Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.

Cost: £12.00 / £10.00 concession


Read The Past Imagine the Future

Date: 24 April 2017 - 03 December 2017

Every day

Location: All Libraries in South Lanarkshire

Read The Past Imagine the Future 24 April - 3 December 2017

Read The Past Imagine the Future

Read The Past Imagine the Future is something new at your local library.

In this Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture libraries are launching a new campaign to encourage more people to get reading.

The Read The Past Imagine the Future campaign supported by the Scottish Library and Information Council*, will be live in libraries in South Lanarkshire from 24 April to 3 December 2017.

Read the Past Imagine the Future aims to raise awareness among people of all ages to discover what their local library offers, including book lending, computers and IT facilities, e-books, newspapers and magazines, author events, children’s activities, reading groups, local and family history resources and employment support. It also aims to encourage reading throughout communities across Scotland and to widen knowledge of local and national history. 

The seven month Scottish national reading promotion will include fiction, non-fiction and will celebrate Scotland’s rich heritage, history and culture of writing and reading. Stock will include local and national history and local authors as well as stock that focuses on our heritage and depicts images and ideas of the future. 

Gerry Campbell, General Manager of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture said: 

“With this campaign, we want to inspire people to visit their local library and pick up a new book and enjoy reading for the pleasure it brings.  It’s amazing how much books and reading can teach you and open up your imagination.  

“Modern libraries offer something for people of all ages.  We want to connect people to the possibilities and opportunities at their local library, through our books, our people and our technology.  Your local library will be running a competition from the 24 April to 12 November 2017 with winners of the Book Tokens announced during Book Week Scotland."

Competition

The competition to win a £50.00 book token runs in libraries across Scotland. To enter - submit a book review at a local library or tweet using #ReadThePast17 and include @southlanarkshirelibraries in the tweet.  A copy of the terms and conditions are available at your local library.

* The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library matters.  For more information on SLIC visit

Cost: Free


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