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St Andrew’s Day event will celebrate the life of poet Sandy Hutchison

‘A Chorus, A Couplet and a Clàrsach’ will bring this year’s St Andrew’s Day Celebrations to a close. It will feature the fantastic Phamie Gow and a supporting cast of four top Scottish poets: Kirsty Law, Margaret Bennett, J L (Jennifer) Williams & Colin Donati.

gatewayThis event, at the Byre Theatre, will be a one-off evening event specially devised for the St Andrew’s Day Celebrations. Starting at 7.30pm, the intimate cabaret-style setting, with full licensed bar, will allow the audience to get up close to the performers and mingle with them afterwards.

This event will incorporate a celebration of the life and poetry of the Scottish poet Sandy Hutchison (pictured right), who sadly passed away earlier this week. Sandy had been closely involved in the planning of this event, and made it clear during his recent illness that he wanted it to go ahead.

Tickets priced at just £14 and £12 are now on sale from the Byre Box Office and online by clicking here.

Phamie GowThroughout her eight albums, Phamie Gow’s diverse range of musical talents (especially on the Celtic harp and piano) and her collaborations with other artists have brought a strong new breadth of undeniable talent to both classical/Celtic crossover music. With her first album released at the age of 19, she made a strong and lasting impression. At an early age Phamie was already described as “an extraordinary talent and a definite rising star” and her sixth album “Road of the Loving Heart” made a huge and emotive impact on new wave piano composition of the 21st century. Phamie is currently the number 1 most played artist in Cafe Nero throughout the UK and is regularly featured on Classic FM, Europe’s most successful classical music radio station. She also most recently won The Kindred Spirit Award for Music 2015.