The Three Craws Gaun Tae Rabbie Burns’ Birthday Pairty At The Globe Inn, Dumfries 2018

This is our fifth year performing my play in Scots Language with plain English narration in The Globe Inn, Dumfries – Robert Burns’ favourite drinking hole in which he discussed and read poetry with friends.  It’s a wee room full of interesting pictures and objects and a wonderful fireplace.  The Poet’s chair stands in a corner and it’s lovely to sit on it and hope that some of his talent might be absorbed!  We are delighted to be returning, and this year we have a special … a workshop on the script and music!

Come and hear what happens when The Three Craws leave their perch on Edinburgh Castle wall and fly south to Dumfries where the smell of haggis tempts them to the unthinkable, and they have to suffer the consequences.  The Three Craws meet Tam O’Shanter and Meg escaping from the witch Nannie Dee and her coven, find some spooky writing on the windows of The Globe Inn and more!

The schedule is :

Saturday 20th January

1 pm –       Performance in Rabbie’s Howff in The Globe Inn

2 – 3 pm –  Workshop in the Bakers Oven

4 pm –        Performance in Rabbie’s Howff in The Globe Inn

Sunday 21st January

Afternoon performances in Rabbie’s Howff, The Globe Inn, with musical interludes at –

1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm.

Events are FREE, bucket donations welcome …

We hope to see you there!

The Three Craws Gaun Tae Rabbie Burns’ Birthday Pairty At The Globe Inn, Dumfries

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The Three Craws had a great time in Dumfries on 25 January 2015 celebrating Scots bard Robert Burns’ birthday! We were thrilled to do three rehearsed readings of  ‘The Three Craws Gaun Tae Rabbie Burns Birthday Pairty At The Globe Inn, Dumfries’ on Rabbie’s actual birthday in his actual howff where he would gather for blethers with friends and also wrote poetry.  Here are The Three Craws lined up from left to right:

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Craw One      –  Wesley Bradd

Craw Two      –  Bob Mitchell

Craw Three   –  Melissa Bradd

 

 

This was our second experience performing beyond the studios of East Coast FM Radio 107.6, where we had broadcast a new play every month from December 2012 to September 2013, which was when we went to Bayeux, and Nicola Louise Shepherd was the original Craw Three.

I then went to Australia with clipper ship City of Adelaide and the Craws had a well-earned rest.

Steven Hill of Dunbar T-Shirt Shop http://dunbartshirt.com/ gifted me this for Christmas 2014 (available from Merchandise).

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I ordered some Haggis Truffles (seriously!) from Thinking Chocolate in Edinburgh, stuffed them into the boxed sets of mug and coaster and took them down to Dumfries, where they galloped away faster than Tam ‘O Shanter’s horse, Meg!

We returned to Dumfries on 31 January 2015 for the close of the Big Burns Bash.  Here are the Craws again, this time Craw Three is Alice Kinloch.  This was her first  ever outing as a Craw, and she did a fantastic job.

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Here are The Three Craws outside Robert Burns House where we did two shows.  Hugh Brydon http://www.hughbryden.com/ came along and I was really privileged and delighted when he presented me with this beautiful pure silk signed limited edition tie …

 

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