Friday 10 May – Saturday 25 May, Storytelling Court
Step back in time with “150 Years Of ‘The People’s Friend'”, an exhibition of original cover artwork from our prolific artist J Campbell Kerr. Running from Friday 10 May – Saturday 25 May in the Storytelling Court, this is a must for anyone who has ever found themselves transported around the country — or beyond — by the latest issue of their favourite magazine.
The exhibition is free to enter. For more information, visit the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s website.
An Afternoon With “The People’s Friend”
Saturday 11 May, Netherbow Theatre, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Join Angela and members of the “Friend” team for a light-hearted and entertaining afternoon celebrating the life and times of the world’s longest-running women’s weekly magazine.
With contributions from “Friend” staff, historians and guest authors, where better to have a cup of tea and slice of cake on a Saturday afternoon? There will even be a few surprises and treats along the way!
The event is free, but tickets are required. Click here to book yours.
Café Voices: 150 Years Of Jam, Jute and “The People’s Friend”
Thursday 16 May, Storytelling Court, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join storytellers from Dundee and Fife as they help celebrate “The People’s Friend’s” milestone anniversary. Hear stories and songs of Dundee life and culture, and explore the magazine’s enduring appeal.
Tickets for this event are priced at £5. A £1 booking fee applies for bookings made by telephone or online.
Workshop: Writing Stories For “The People’s Friend”
Saturday 25 May, Library, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Perhaps most exciting of all, “Friend” Fiction Ed Shirley Blair will host another of her amazing writing workshops.
Click here for more information, including an overview of the day and how to book your tickets.