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John MacLeod, author of When I Heard the Bell, will be speaking with Donald S Murray at Pitlochry Winter Words Festival 14.02.19

John MacLeod, author of When I Heard the Bell, will be speaking with Donald S Murray at Pitlochry Winter Words Festival 14.02.19
14 February 2019

In 1918, more than 200 men perished when His Majesty’s Admiralty Yacht, Iolaire sank, just outside Stornoway Harbour. It was one of the worst shipping disasters in British history. The 100th anniversary of the Iolaire disaster is a time to remember, and we’re doing just that in this event.

Donald S. Murray will discuss his fictional account of the tragedy, As The Women Lay Dreaming, while John MacLeod brings us a factual story from the day that so many Scottish hearts were broken, in his book When I Heard the Bell: The Loss of the Iolaire.

Join Winter Words for what will surely be a moving and fascinating discussion.

Date: 14.02.19

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Tickets: £8.50

Visit the Winter Words website for more details.