Rally & Broad are delighted to be coming to Dunbar Science Festival on Friday 13 March (830 – 1030pm, Dunmuir Hotel, Dunbar)! We’ll be celebrating ‘Women in Science’ alongside Scots singer songwriter Kirsty Law; science writer and performer Emily Dodd, poet Russell Jones and the surreal musical stylings of Zara Gladman. Come with open ears…
With thanks to CoastWord.
Tickets may be bought in advance here.
Poster design by Cameron Foster
Emily Dodd is an award winning author, working as artist, scientist and screenwriter (BBC’s Nina & The Neurons) to bring magic to readers and audiences alike. Her first picture book, Can’t Dance Cameron: A Scottish Capercaille Story was published in September 2014 with Floris Books. She can make balloon animals, and once made a ‘Guess The Poo’ interactive exhibit for an ‘Animal Imagine’ exhibit in Cardiff. She probably won’t be doing that at Rally & Broad. We think
Zara is a “zoo-lol-ogist” with a PhD in crayfish. By day, she works for Glasgow Science Festival, persuading the public to like science as much as she does. By night, she tries to write funny songs about animals, politics (via her alter-ego ‘Lady Alba’) and White Russian-fuelled nights out.
Russell Jones is an Edinburgh-based writer. He has published three collections of poetry, with a fourth due out in Summer 2015. Russell has also published his travel writing and is currently working on two sci-fi novels. He is the editor of Where Rockets Burn Through: Contemporary Science Fiction Poems from the UK and was guest editor for The Interdisciplinary Science Review (“Sciences and Poetries in the 21st Century”). He has a PhD in Creative Writing from The University of Edinburgh and enjoys cheese.
Scots singer-songwriter Kirsty Law s a Rally & Broad favourite and an utterly captivating live act. “‘Beautiful and feisty… it’s a joy to hear a young singer and writer in Scots with such earthy and conversational character to her singing and songs… a young musician doing things her own way’ (Karine Polwart)
And of course, your hosts, Rally & Broad…!
See ye there! Ours is a 99 ice cream cone with a sprinkling of subatomic particles.