The St. Dutac Ebook and Arts Pageant is returning to September after its inaugural occasion

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The Tyne-based Pageant of Books and Arts has introduced plans for its second annual occasion.

The St Duthac Ebook and Arts Pageant, which held its first occasion final yr, will happen from 22-26 September with a assorted and thrilling programme.

Named after the city’s patron saint, St. Dutac, the competition is alleged to be the primary to be held in or round Tyne.

Pageant-goers are invited to take part in occasions all through the five-day competition, together with authors, storytellers, musicians, poets and artists from throughout the area and past.

Easter Ross Peninsula venues corresponding to castles, church buildings, resorts and village halls will host award-winning native writers this yr, in addition to thrilling names from additional afield.

Household-friendly occasions are additionally deliberate and the massively common pop-up bookshop on Tyne will return.

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The competition will function iconic native tales as a part of Scotland’s 2022 Yr of Tales celebrations.

To assist deliver among the tales to life, there can be walks and talks at among the wonderful and traditionally vital places the place the tales are set.

Pageant chair Catherine Williams stated: “The group has assembled a powerful line-up to participate on this yr’s Pageant. There’s something in this system of occasions for everybody and we’re delighted to be a part of the Yr of Museums and Galleries 2022. .

“The group are delighted to as soon as once more be working with the Nigg Ebook Truthful on Saturday twenty fourth September and with native faculties the place the authors will as soon as once more be visiting to encourage and entertain pupils and workers.”

Marie Christie, Head of Growth at VisitScotland, stated: “We’re delighted to be supporting the St Dutock Ebook and Arts Pageant via the 2022 Yr of Tales for the Neighborhood Story Fund.

“Occasions play an vital function in our communities as a result of they supply life and assist have a good time and promote our distinctive locations, areas and occasions.

“Themed Years are a collaboration and Museums Galleries Scotland, the Nationwide Lottery Heritage Belief and VisitScotland are delighted to be working collectively to create this fund to showcase neighborhood occasions.

“By supporting occasions in our communities, together with the St. Dutac Ebook and Arts Pageant, native residents and guests alike are given new alternatives to come back collectively and study extra concerning the numerous tales, previous and current, that our communities share.”

The Pageant Committee secured funding from a variety of our bodies to run the competition, together with the Yr of Occasions 2022 Neighborhood Storytelling Fund, Beinn Tarsuinn Windfarm Fund (via Edderton and Kilmuir and Logie Easter Neighborhood Councils), Arnold Clarke Neighborhood Fund, Balnagown Estates Ltd, North Highland Initiative and World Vitality Group.

Extra particulars concerning the competition are anticipated to be introduced quickly.

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