Events - Festival 2019

Translation Showcase

Sunday 11 March, 13:00 - 14:00
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens - Council Chamber

Listen to new poetry in different languages as part of this year's language focus Going Dutch

In the run up to the festival, Scottish poets Rachel Plummer and Stewart Sanderson have been collaborating with their Frisian counterparts Geart Tigchellar and Sigrid Kingma to create new work and translate each others’ poetry. Join us for a multilingual performance as they showcase the results of this exchange while the ink is still drying!

Supported by the Dutch Foundation for Literature, with assistance from the Royal Netherlands Embassy, and in association with Lân fan taal / Explore the North

Tsead Bruinja: Geert de Jong (Cheeseworks)
Sigrid Kingma: Jacob van Essen
Stewart Sanderson: Karen Veitch
Geart Tigchelaar: Pieter Postma


Council Chamber – The Town Hall, Queens Gardens

Location: At the top of Queens Gardens, on the corner with South Street

Includes: Council Chamber, Supper Room, Auditorium/Public Hall, Fife Contemporary foyer

Right in the centre of St Andrews, The Town Hall...