Mar 29 2017

PADDY BORT – 1954-2017

Allan Armstrong writes about the contribution made by Paddy Bort, who died on February 17th, to our understanding of Scottish and Irish cultural and political links.

 

PADDY BORT – 1954-2017

Eberhard Bort, Germano-Scot and Germano-Irish by choice, “in essence the ultimate European”, and known to most acquaintances in Scotland and Ireland as Paddy, died unexpectedly on February 17th. Steve Byrne, founder member of the folk group, Malinky, and convenor of the Hamish Henderson Archive Trust, wrote what has become Paddy’s much circulated obituary. It begins with the strikingly appropriate words, “A hole the size of Arthur’s Seat is in the Edinburgh folk scene today.”
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Oct 08 2012

16th RADICAL BOOK FAIR, EDINBURGH, 24th-28th October

Radical Book Fair, Out of the Blue Centre

This year’s events for the Radical Book Fair (held in the Out of the Blue Centre, in 35, Dalmeny Street (off Leith Walk) between October 24th-28th,  are:-

RICHARD GOTT, author of Britain’s Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt, opens the 16th Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair 

24/10/2012 19:00

MIKA MINIO-PALUELLO & JAMES MARRIOTT, authors of The Oil Road, & OWEN LOGAN, co-editor of Flammable Societies
24/10/2012 20:30

School Students’ Workshop with SUE REID SEXTON, author of Mavis’s Shoe
25/10/2012 10:30

DONNY GLUCKSTEIN discusses A People’s History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire
25/10/2012 19:00

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