Brian Johnstone memorial event

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Photo of a couple dancing

Photo: Polly Atkin

We are delighted to announce a celebration concert in honour of the late Brian Johnstone, renowned poet and former director of the StAnza, organised by Jean Johnstone.

The concert will feature readings from poets Rachael Boast and John Glenday. and will also showcase Brian’s love of jazz, classical and spiritual music from many places and times, featuring performances from Steve Gellatly, Louise Major and Richard Ingham, Alasdair Coles and Sarah Moerman.

The event will take place on Saturday 23 October from 5.30pm and will be accessible on the Music from St Andrews YouTube channel.

We hope you can join us online for what will be a joyous celebration of music and poetry in honour of Brian’s unique contribution to Scottish culture and the written word.