Renowned Actor, Local Historian and Rebustours guide Mr. Colin Brown will conduct a walking tour from World’s Worst Poet and Tragedian Mr. William McGonagall’s grave in Greyfriars Kirkyard to the Scottish Poetry Library at 6.30p.m. on the evening of THURSDAY 24TH MAY 2012.
Mr. Brown will essay readings from several of Mr. McGonagall’s poems and will venture to describe the life and times of this most tortured genius. Please attire yourself appropriately. Tea, shortbread and Dundee cake will be provided in the Library for sustenance and revival.
Participants are encouraged to produce their own poem, in the style of Mr. McGonagall, lasting no longer than one minute, which they will be asked to read in the Library. This event is Free, but numbers are limited, therefore please avail yourself of a ticket by contacting the Library E-Mail on email@example.com or by telephoning 557-2876.