New Words 2012

Doric Fly Cup

Margaret Grant and Phyllis Goodall


Saturday 1 September 2012
10am – 12 noon


Huntly Area Cancer Support Centre, Huntly [Map]

Admission free

Enjoy a fly cup and a piece while local Doric poets Margaret Grant and Phyllis Goodall read some of their often hilarious poems. All profits to the charity.

Margaret Grant

Margaret Grant (nee McWilliam) was born in Kinnoir in 1938. A retired Law Accountant, she attended Kinnoir School and The Gordon Schools, Huntly. She has had two books of Doric verse published, Jist for a Lauch in 1999 and Anither Keckle in 2003.

Phyllis Goodall

Phyllis Goodall was born and brought up at the hill-farm of her great-grandmother who was born in 1856, before the Education Act of 1872 banned the Scots language. She says "I learned English my first day at school, bit I dinna use't a lot noo". She has recently published There's Been Bonnie Days: a Doric deem's views on things in general.

Promoted by

Huntly Hairst Food and Farming Festival

Supported by

Huntly Area Cancer Support Centre
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