The Flooers o the Forest

The Flooers o’ the Forest is Scotland’s most famous lament, and Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon is Scotland’s most famous 20th century novel. One mourns the falling of the Scottish king and ten thousand of his soldiers at the Battle of Flodden in 1513; the other the death of the Scottish peasantry that was one of the effects of the First World War.

In this programme, Richard and Mark Holloway will read passages from Sunset Song, Amy Strachan will sing some of Scotland’s saddest songs, and Cameron Ritchie will capture the beauty and sorrow of it all on the solo bagpipe.

Monday 11, Thursday 14, Friday 15 August at 7pm (1 hour)

Tickets £8.50/£6 from Fringe Box office or on the door from 6.30pm


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