Events - Festival 2021

StAnza Before The Storm (postponed/cancelled)

Wednesday 10 March, 12:00 - Sunday 14 March, 16:00
Preservation Trust Museum, North Street - Upstairs gallery

From the sketchbook of Katrine Lyck, StAnza’s 2020/21 artist in residence

This exhibition can no longer be shown during the festival due to current restrictions, although we hope to be able to re-schedule it for a later date. However, the exhibition will be available as an online installation during the festival.


Danish artist, Katrine Lyck came on board as our artist in residence for StAnza 2020/21. You may have noticed her in Parliament Hall and elsewhere around the festival last March, with her paintbox and sketchpad. We’re delighted to have selected prints from Katherine Lyck’s sketchbook on show. These pages were made back when we could still move freely and even shake hands. She gathered impressions from the beautiful city of St Andrews as well as live painting the poetry readings using liquid inks. The live paintings of the poets hopefully express those emotions created by reading your own poetry out loud, and the paintings of the city hopefully reflect a poetic and dreamy view of it.


This event will be managed to comply with Covid-19 regulations, and requires pre-booking for via the museum’s website. Please read our position on Covid-19 safety and compliance.


This exhibition is presented in partnership with St Andrews Preservation Trust

Participants: Katrine Lyck

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Upstairs gallery – Preservation Trust Museum, North Street

Photo: Jiye Lee

Location: On the north side of the eastern end of North Street, next to The Castle Tavern

This venue is an 18th century Scottish town house which was restored in Arts & Crafts style in the early part of...