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sat02Oct(Oct 2)10:00 amsat30(Oct 30)4:00 pmHugh MacDiarmid’s BrownsbankExhibition10:00 am - 4:00 pm (30) Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum Organiser: Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum Event Type:Arts & Crafts,Heritage,LiteraryAudience:Adult,Teen

Event Details

The exhibition takes us through the poet’s life but centres on his years with his wife Valda at their home near Biggar in Lanarkshire, 1951-78.Learn about MacDiarmid’s significance, his encounters, friendships and flytings with some of his contemporaries (including Dmitri Shostakovich, Ronald Stevenson and Hamish Henderson), his domestic and countryside environment and the companionship, support, fierce dedication and love of his wife Valda. A collaboration between the University of Glasgow, Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum and MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank.

Time

2 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 30 (Saturday) 4:00 pm

Location

Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum

156 High Street, Biggar ML126DH

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