Local Events

It’s important that Moniack Mhor is part of the local community.  On this page we will post any local events that might be of interest to everyone.

If you have a local event that you’d like us to post here, please drop us a line on info@moniackmhor.org.uk


Creative Writing Workshop at Abriachan Forest Trust

Join us at Abriachan Forest Classroom for a fun and informal afternoon taking inspiration from our surroundings to get writing. Stewart Sanderson, Moniack Mhor Jessie Kesson Fellow 2019, will lead the workshop providing advice, ideas, tips and techniques to help you create a wonderful piece of poetry or prose.
This workshop is free to attend, but spaces are limited. You can book HERE.

Words from the Hill Ceilidh

Join us for an evening of words and music at Abriachan Village Hall, showcasing the work of Moniack Mhor’s Spring Residents, a new programme which will support eleven professional writers to develop their work during the month of March.  The evening will be an eclectic showcase of work from writers working in a range of genres including Canadian singer/songwriter and poet, Rodney Decroo, poets Marjorie Lofti Gill and Ken Cockburn, novelist Juliette Forrest and Lewis born writer and mentor, Donald S Murray. Work will be shared by the Moniack Mhor International Poet in Residence, Efe Paul-Azino, one of Nigeria’s leading performance poets and Scottish poet Stewart Sanderson, the 2019 Jessie Kesson Fellow.Music will also be provided by A9 Sessions band members Gordon Gunn and singer and guitarist Marc Clement. More details and how to book can be found HERE.


Gráinne Brady at Abriachan Hall

 Gráinne Brady is an Irish fiddle player from Co. Cavan. Currently based in Glasgow where she works as a professional musician, Gráinne plays in a variety of different bands including MG Alba Scots Trad Awards nominees Top Floor Taivers, string group The Routes Quartet, and Gaeilge/Gàidhlig supergroup LAS.
You can purchase tickets HERE.

Directions to Abriachan Hall – with Map.










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