Events - Festival 2021

the plastic debris of the oceans

Wednesday 4 March, 09:00 - Sunday 15 March, 22:00
J & G Innes Ltd, Booksellers, South Street - Upstairs Gallery
This event took place in 2020

For Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, local young people engaged through poetry with the large and diverse range of waste material found washed up on the beaches of the Forth. Installations in J & G Innes upstairs gallery and also at the Byre Theatre.

Ken Cockburn worked with pupils at Madras College, St Leonard's School and Waid Academy, writing short poems about coastal pollution. The poems have been attached to pieces of jetsam found on beaches around the Firth of Forth.

Supported by the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 and J & G Innes

Participants: Ken Cockburn
Ken Cockburn: Umar Timol


Upstairs Gallery – J & G Innes Ltd, Booksellers, South Street

Location: 107 South Street, on the corner with Church Street.

J & G Innes Limited are a family run independent Bookshop, Gift Shop and Stationers, established in 1927. They have a large gift department selling cards, gift wrap...