Preview: East Neuk Festival
THE East Neuk Festival is well known for its top-notch chamber music performed in venues and churches throughout the region.
The 2012 programme includes two of the world’s most revered quartets – the Leipzig Quartet and Hagen Quartet – as well as Scottish Chamber Orchestra, pianist Llyr Williams and Paul Hiller and Theatre of Voices. This year sees the launch of Littoral, a book festival within the main festival. Here are key events and ticket prices:
Wednesday 27 June
Kellie Castle Woodland and Walled Garden, 2pm: “Fairy Tales in Enchanted Woods” – a guided outdoor walk with Sara Maitland. £10.
Thursday 28 June
Kilrenny Church, 2pm: “Nature Around Us” – Kathleen Jamie and Sara Maitland.
Smugglers Inn Hotel, Anstruther 5:30pm: The Coast and the Villages – Andrew Greig and Tom Pow in conversation. £10.
Friday 29 June
Kilrenny Church 2:30pm: “A Personal Pilgrimage” – Richard Holloway. £10.
Saturday 30 June
Crail Church 2:30pm: “Writing the Natural World” – Richard Mabey discusses his passion for the countryside with Richard Holloway. £10.
Sunday 1 July
St Monans, 11am: Richard Mabey leads a walk along a section of the Fife Coastal Path. £15. (people who book for this event will be told details of where to meet)
• www.eastneukfestival.com. Tickets available from Hub Tickets, The Hub, Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, tel: 0131-473 2000 , fax: 0131-473 2003, visit www.hubtickets.co.uk
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
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