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Doug Allan: Freeze Frame

29 Nov 2014

Doug Allan: Freeze Frame 29 Nov 2014 1:00pm £5.00 / £2.50 concession Hamilton Town House, Avon Room

Doug Allan: Freeze Frame

Doug Allan is a Scottish freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman with a string of high profile award winning films and series for the major TV networks including The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Life, Human Planet and Frozen Planet. He has made over 70 filming trips, including polar bears trying to capture belugas in a frozen hole in Arctic Canada and killer whales washing seals off ice floes in Antarctica - all on screen firsts.

In February 2012 he published his own book Freeze Frame, a collection of polar pictures.

As part of Book Week Scotland, come and hear Doug Allan share some of his experiences.

Time: 13:00 - 14:30

Location: The Town House Hamilton

Cost: £5.00 / £2.50 concession

Happening Today, 26 Nov 2014
Author Event - Zoe Howe

Location: East Kilbride Central Library

Time: 19:30 - 20:30

Cost: £5.00 / £2.50 concession

Author Event - Zoe Howe 26 Nov 2014 7:30pm £5.00 / £2.50 concession East Kilbride Central Library

Zoe howe visit

Zoe Howe, author of Barbed Wire Kisses - The Complete Jesus and Mary Chain Story, will be at East Kilbride Central Library on Wednesday 26 November at 7:30pm to talk about her book about the famous East Kilbride band from the 1980s.

Donald Smith - Ballad of the Five Marys

Location: Hamilton Town House Library

Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Cost: £2.00 / £1.00 concession

Donald Smith - Ballad of the Five Marys 26 Nov 2014 2:00pm £2.00 / £1.00 concession Hamilton Town House Library

Donald Smith - Ballad of the Five MarysFind out what really happened to Mary Beaton, Mary Seaton, Mary Carmichael, Mary Livingston and Mary Fleming. Discover secrets of the court of Mary Queen of Scots.

Come along and listen to Donald untangle the story behind the old Scottish ballad you may remember from schooldays and judge for yourself where the truth, lies and legend begins!

Donald Smith is a storyteller, novelist, playwright and performance poet. He is also a founding member of the Scottish Storytelling Forum and of Edinburgh's Guid Crack Club, and is Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre at The Netherbow. If anyone can spin a yarn this man can!

Suitable for both adults and young people 14 and over.

Tickets available from Hamilton Town House Library, 01698 452122.

James Winnett

Location: East Kilbride Arts Centre

Time: 10:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free admission

James Winnett 6 - 30 Nov 2014 10:00am - 8:00pm Free admission East Kilbride Arts Centre

James WinnettGlasgow based artist James Winnett presents an exhibition of new works developed as part of his residency at the Forestry Commission's Cuningar Loop site to the north of Rutherglen town centre on the banks of the river Clyde. By collecting and transforming artefacts from the site James explores the complex character of a place that has been shaped by multiple natural and social processes and reflects on its most recent transformation into a 15 hectare woodland park set to open in the spring of 2015.

The residency is being hosted by Forestry Commission Scotland and has been supported by Creative Scotland as part of the Year of Natural Scotland.

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