Raking Among the Treasures

A special opening weekend of events celebrating the Orcadian poet, author and storyteller, and Founding Patron of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, George Mackay Brown.

Raking Among the Treasures

About Raking Among the Treasures

A Centenary Celebration of George Mackay Brown

Co-writers Barbara McLean and David Campbell begin with some memories of George Mackay Brown before taking us more deeply into his world. In a collage of recordings and readings, story, music and song, this affectionate portrait includes an exploration of the pain of his adolescence; the story of St Magnus; his celebration of society’s outcasts and of Orkney’s rich history - all seen through the prism of his poetry and prose.

With music by Wendy Weatherby.

A special opening weekend of events celebrating the Orcadian poet, author and storyteller, and Founding Patron of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, George Mackay Brown on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Image credit: Robin Gillanders

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