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Alan Bissett talks to Nadine McBay for Mill Magazine

by on 1 September 2019 0
The acclaimed playwright, performer and author, Alan Bissett, has started gigging again following a move to Lochwinnoch and the birth of his second child. Words by Nadine McBay. Alan Bissett published his debut novel Boyracers soon after graduating from the University of Stirling. The Pink Floyd super-fan grew up in Hallglen, the Falkirk housing... Read More

Interview: Wendy Kershaw

by on 1 July 2019 0
Meet an award-winning ceramicist who creates narrative illustrations on porcelain. In a converted farmhouse just outside Lochwinnoch, Wendy Kershaw appears to be enjoying an idyllic life combining work with feathered domesticity. When we call her in her workshop, she reveals she’s not alone: “Two pheasants are watching me from outside as I haven’t put... Read More

Lochwinnoch Takes It All

by on 1 March 2019 0
A small village in Renfrewshire is home to one of Scotland’s best and brightest arts festivals. When the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival was established at the turn of the 21st century, it was a modest single afternoon affair devoted to local authors. Over the years it’s gradually grown into an eighteen day event encompassing literature,... Read More
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