At Autumn Voices we endeavour to get out and about in your community and put together great events we think you might enjoy. Explore what’s on offer below. Many events are free thanks to our funding partners.

Birnam Arts, Friday 12 April, 7.30pm

Autumn Voices Showcase Celebration

From Saints to squabbling sparrows or witches in Perthshire woods, this event features new original material from members of the Autumn Voices writing group, which meets weekly at Birnam Arts, faciliated by Jane Archer.

This event also features local poet Morag Anderson.

Join us for a unique evening, showcasing and celebrating older writers.

Upcoming Events

Check back here for details of our 2024 events.

Past Events

28 October – Writing about Ageing in Haiku
Eskdalemuir Community Hub Details

22 October 2023 – Autumn Voices: Showcasing the Writing of Local People
Sadly this event, scheduled as part of Birnam Book Festival 2023, could not take place when the festival was cancelled at the last moment due to Storm Babet causing extensive flooding in Tayside. All being well the festival will be back in 2024.

Here We Are!: Pathhead Community Choir concerts, June 2023. Details
Wed 21 (Make Music Day), Crichton Collegiate Church, Midlothian.
Fri 23, Braid Hall, Morningside Parish Church, Edinburgh.
Sat 24, West Barns Village Hall, near Dunbar, East Lothian.

28 February, 14, 21 March, 4 April 2023 – Photography workshops with Nicola Stead
Alzheimer Scotland Stranraer and Wigtownshire Dementia Resource Centre Details

18 February 2023 – Diving In to inspire & transform our writing with Sukhema
Eskdalemuir Community Hub Details

9 December 2022 – Tales of Birnam and Dunkeld
Birnam Arts Details

20 November 2022 – Memory Doors with Hugh McMillan
Eskdalemuir Community Hub Details

3 September 2022 – Mastering The Art of Camera Phone Photography with Nicola Stead Eskdalemuir Community Hub Details

1 September 2022 – Living Our Dying Winners Ceremony
Online Zoom event Watch event

16 July 2022 – Bookmaking with Hugh Bryden, Roncadora Press
Eskdalemuir Community Hub Details

26 March 2022 – Gatehouse of Fleet Workshops
The Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet – Details

4 December 2021 – AV Poetry Competition 2021
The Bakehouse, Gatehouse of Fleet – Watch event

These are our public events. We also run events with our partners for particular groups. For details see the Projects page.