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E35 - The Walrus Mutterer / Sparks will Fly [SU]
6 October 2018
Starts: 14:30
Ends: 16:00

Sparks will fly

A talk (with readings) by Mandy Haggith and metal workshop by Julia Cowie. Mandy Haggith will talk about writing fiction about history, featuring metal working scenes from ‘The Walrus Mutterer’, a novel about Pytheas of Massalia’s journey to Northern Britain, in the Iron Age.  Julia Cowie, artist in residence, will run a traditional copper smelt and demonstrate traditional bronze casting techniques. There will be an opportunity for local residents and dig volunteers to carve mini sculptures in beeswax for bronze casting.

Venue: Clachtoll Broch or Stoer Village Hall if wet

Free/donations welcome. Children with adults welcome. Dogs on leads welcome. Not wheelchair accessible.

Historic Assynt. Phone 01571 844020

Email hag@mandyhaggith.net

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