Poetry in lockdown

by Amber Brierley I wrote these poems throughout lockdown to try and fathom a moment in time which is both a torment and honour to endure… though so much has been stripped away, the mundane experiences, those things often taken for-granted, now have this newfound, deep value as if we are rediscovering them again. And […]

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CAST evening events programme resumes

CAST Artist’s Choice Screening: Hunt for The Wilderpeople Selected by Katherine Heron Friday 18th September, 7pm Admission £10 (concessions £8) including CAST Café supper from 6pm Booking essential Taika Waititi’s 2016 award-winning film Hunt for the Wilderpeople combines comedy and adventure. The film follows the exploits of 13-year-old foster child Ricky Baker who, after years of rejection, gets a fresh […]

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Covid-19 Update

A week and a half can seem like a long time during a pandemic. It’s been ten days since we were last open to the public, and it feels like a lifetime ago.  We had hoped to remain open for takeaways last week, but lost more of our team to mandatory self-isolation.  And the stricter advice […]

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Spring Feast Night

Friday 20th March, 7pm The Greek word for Spring is Άνοιχη, which can be loosely translated as ‘Opening’.  So, as the weather opens up, and on the day that the Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of astronomical Spring, join us for a sociable evening of simple, hearty Greek-inspired food and drink. Arrival drink ‘Tetramythos’ biodynamic […]

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Screening: Local Hero

Thursday 19th March, 7pm Free event, booking recommended An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don’t go as expected… We’re delighted to be showing Bill Forsyth’s classic 1983 comedy-cum-poem to Scotland, and to welcome Chris Hibbert, Manager of […]

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