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Violet Jacob Day Course

17th April 2014

A special one-day introduction to the life and work of poet Violet Jacob will be taking place on Saturday 17 May 2014. Run by Hospitalfield Arts, the introduction will be led by Lisa Simmons and Sheila Mann at Hospitalfield House, off the West Way, Arbroath, in Angus. During the day there will be a biographical sketch of Violet, with examples of her life, family background, and various connections, including a look at cultural life in Angus during the 19th and 20th centuries. In the morning members of the course will relax and listen to readings from the work of Jacob, followed by a lunch at Hospitalfield House, and then an afternoon of readings and discussion. For more detailed information about times, readings, tutors etc, please download the PDF document below.


The one-day event costs 75, which includes refreshments and lunch. If you would like to book a place please download the Word booking form (below) and return it either by e-mail or by post to Hospitalfield Arts, Hospitalfield House, West Way, Arboath, Angus, Scotland, DD11 2NH. For more information please contact the organisers via e-mail: .