2020+1 Programme

Auchmithie Haar

Saturday 10 July times TBC

A very special live event for Arbroath2020+1. Auchmithie Haar group brings Auchmithie’s past vividly back to life through a live history performance taking place at Arbroath harbour fish sheds this July.

The Heritage Arts Auchmithie Residents –The Haar are a group of  Auchmithie folk, who fifteen years ago decided to celebrate and keep alive the fishing history and lore of Auchmithie. They do this through delving into all the writings and photos of the area and bringing some of the characters back to life in re- enactments that we perform in and around Auchmithie. In recent years, requests to the group to bring our stories out and about has taken us all over Angus and beyond to tell these stories.

‘We look forward to telling them in Arbroath Harbour Fish sheds this summer.—and Jeannie and Maggie will get all dressed in their best to welcome you’. Ann Craig

Maggie Brown Violet Thomson 
Davina Campbell & Sheena McKinnes

Jeannie 

Now  that’s come up real bonnie. I wis feart that glaur widnae come oot.

Maggie

Whit daes it metter, the colour o’ yir petticoat?  Wha’s gaein’ tae see it onywey?

Annie (me) ( chuckling)

She’s hopin some lad’ll birl her aff her feet at the dance the nicht.  The hale village will see her bonny lace petticoat

Maggie

Nae decent lass wid show aff her nether things!

Jean

Och, there’s nae fun in bein’ decent – is there Annie?

Maggie 

Aye, it starts wi’ a birl at the dance -an’ ends wi’ ye up tae yer oxters in shitey hippens an’  smelly socks!!

Jean

Awa wi ye Maggie! Ye ken ye love him dearly.  Smelly feet an a’.!   An’ ye hiv six bairns tae prove it!!! 

Come and see more of Annie, Maggie & Jeannie and hear their songs too in July when we are allowed. The ticketed and socially distanced performance will take place twice. Tickets will be promoted later in May.

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