20 September Gig – Dunfermline – Performers and Open Mic

Our free event, open for everyone to attend, is in Dunfermline on 20 September 2018

We are pleased to announce that our fifty-second event will start at 7.30 p.m. and finish at 9.30 p.m. on Thursday 20 September 2018 in PJ Molloys in Dunfermline. The doors open at 7.00 p.m. A bar is available.


Kevin Cadwallender

Kevin is a poet, writer and publisher who lives in Dunfermline. He has had a lot of books published and has published a lot of books. His picture is nothing like him as it was taken when he was older. He hates biogs and blurb. Google him.

Rose Ann Fraser Ritchie

Rose has volunteered in community poetry for many years and has run events in Craigmillar, Leith and at Glasgow Edinburgh with the Federation of Writers (Scotland). She has appeared on stage and screen and has been included in anthologies for Blind Poetics, Women with Fierce Words, Craigmillar Poets and in recent times has had a poem accepted for the anthology on the theme of hardship ‘Listen Softly London’ with ‘Do not judge’. ‘Wojtek,’ the hero bear, was the official poem for the unveiling of the statue in Princes Street Gardens in 2015 and she has granted permission for ‘Wojtek’ to be read in Scottish schools. Her second pamphlet, ‘Staying Alive,’ was published by Duality in 2017. Rose will be running regular literary nights at the Traverse Theatre from September 2018.

 Jim C Wilson
Jim’s poetry has been widely published for 35 years. He has been Writer in Residence for Stirling District and was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Napier and Edinburgh University. He is an Honorary member of Edinburgh’s Shore Poets, has had five collections published and has read at StAnza and the Scottish Parliament. His Poetry in Practice classes have been running at Edinburgh University since 1994, and start again in September. For more details see his website – http://www.jimcwilson.com/
The Sairbanes perform melodic songs on many instruments including 6 and 12 string guitars, the mandolin and tenor banjo, and feature their own original material and unique arrangements of songs by contemporary singer songwriters.

Open Mic

We invite you to apply for one of the 3 Open Mic slots of 5 minutes, on offer. There will also be one reserve slot. For those wishing to take part – your talent may, typically, be as a comedian, musician, novelist or short story writer, performer, poet, scriptwriter or singer and your ability can be from beginner to professional. Please supply a single sentence that describes your performance.

Members and friends and the public are cordially invited to our free event

If you are not a member then why not join – it’s free. Come along to the event, enjoy yourself and and join there.

Location and Car Parking

PJ Molloys is located at 7 Canmore Street, Dunfermline and is only a 3 minute walk from the Bus Station – see map on the website. Car parking is available almost directly across the road in a Council car park, (free in the evening).

Hope to see you there

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