THE PERFORMANCE RESUMES

18-25th June 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2021 PEEDIE POSTCARD EVENTS

We're delighted to have a new set of Peedie Postcard Events online for you to enjoy.  Each one brings together musicians, poets and patrons with some lovely Orkney views to hint at better times to come. Keep an eye on this page for news of 2021 Festival.

We have a host of previous Peedie Postcard messages and performances on our Media page

click on the picture to see some from 2020 and our Taste of the Festival film.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED

JOIN IN THIS PRODUCTION 

St Magnus International Festival is currently planning a ‘live’ and virtual production of George Mackay Brown’s play The Storm Watchers as part of the 2021 programme next June.   

An intense piece of theatre from the early 1970s, the play has a cast of seven, all women, and the Festival is looking for local performers to rehearse and create this version in two casts.    

HOW TO AUDITION 

As the restrictions of Covid-19 continue, the Festival will be asking anyone wishing to audition to provide a short, self-recorded video monologue, of up to 5 minutes in length, taken from any playscript.  

The audition can be recorded as video on computer, tablet or phone and sent to the Festival’s Director Alasdair Nicolson.  The video should be sent to alasdair.nicolson@stmagnusfestival.com by Monday 4th January 2021.

WeTransfer is a good way to send files if email is struggling!

Next year will mark 100 years from this world-renowned Orcadian poet’s birth and form part of a celebration of his work more broadly within the Festival.   The play is described as “A play for voices” and this new production will be presented in memory of Kristin Linklater, another world-renowned figure whose life and work revolved around the voice.

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