Black Huts Festival: Alasdair Roberts, Kevin Brownlow among special guests

Black Huts Festival is back for its fifth year, from Wednesday 26 - 30 October 2016.

Alasdair Roberts by Drew FarrellWriting, music, film, often all three! Filmmaker Timothy Neat returns to document Hastings and Black Huts. Poetry is abundant, join homages to Perthshire bard Hamish Henderson, Black Mountain poet Robert Creeley and Northumbrian Basil Bunting, with poets, lyricists, song poets, and an afternoon of Homer!

The festival takes place at both The Beacon and here at the Electric Palace. Poets Maggie O'Sullivan, Tom Pickard, Stuart Montgomery, John James, Nicholas Johnson, a unique and rare gig by Grasscut, puppetry by Blurt's Ted Milton. Edith Swan Neck - a Siberian hermit. Roland Jarvis and John Krish are remembered.

Cornish filmmakers, and Oscar winner Kevin Brownlow open the festival, and singer Alasdair Roberts (pictured, right) closes it.

Black Huts Electric Palace line up:

For the full programme visit the e-truscan books website.

Tickets for The Beacon events are available via the Black Huts facebook profile.


Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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