Ulster-Scots Language Week 2023 - A Dander Through Narnia
Date: 22 November 2023
Venue: Guildhall, The Whittaker Suite, BT48 6DQ
A Dander Through Narnia
With Robert Campbell
Whether you’re young, or auld, or somewhere in between join us for, A Dander Through Narnia. This new production by Robert Campbell pays homage to the mystical world of Narnia, created by Northern Irish author C.S. Lewis.
The production weaves together monologues, readings from the books, and original poetry, accompanied by sumptuous bespoke illustrations of characters from the world of Narnia created by the author to accompany the event. The rendition includes: ‘Mere than a Wardrobe’, ‘A Dour Hero, ‘To Another Mouse’, and ‘the Death of the Dryad’. Much of the poetry and some of the spoken word uses the hamely tongue of Ulster Scots, but don’t fret yourself for all will be explained as we take our journey through the magical world of Narnia.
About Robert Campbell: Robert Campbell is a native of East-Antrim and is married with three sons. He has had a lifelong connection to, and interest in Ulster Scots. Robert is the author of ‘Lock Doon Poyams’, ‘Peep Frae Your Mind’, and ‘Tales Frae the Life oo James Finlay Bruce’. He has also written a number of books for children including: ‘Sled Down’ - a Christmas story set in Iskaheen, Culmore and Derry’s Walls; ‘Captain Timmy and the Bobbing Barrel’ - the tale of a runaway pirate ship set in and around Portrush; and ‘George and the Elephant’ - the story of a little boy with dyslexia - though the word isn’t mentioned in the story.
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Whittaker Suite, Guildhall, Derry
Admission Free / Light refreshments provided
Please contact [email protected] or
T: 028 71 376 579
Full programme at www.derrystrabane.com/ulsterscotsweek