Festival Programme

31 March-1 April, Byre Theatre


Two days of performances and workshops, plus an intermedial exhibition to last till 8 April.

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31 March and 1 April 14:00-16:00
a hands-on poetry and art translation workshop event with your own translated art-poem to take home. Led by Eugenia Loffredo and Manuela Perteghella

Performance Art Shows

31 March and 1 April 11:00-12:00
Ideas as Social Constructs: The Translation of Ideas by Samuel Ross
performances are shaped by the audience’s own response

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Monday 3 April, 8 pm, Byre Theatre

The Flowerings of Evil

An evening of music and art inspired by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire.

Wednesday  5 April, 2pm  Conference Room, Younger Hall

Translating for Singing: what, how and why? – Download Word document

Thursday 6 April, 7pm, School 6

Jennifer O’Meara (Film Studies) presents Lost in Translation

Read our Film Studies experts’ recommendations of films about translation

Friday 7 April, Gateway Boardroom

Scotland in Translation.

A day of talks and readings, from Burns in French to Baudelaire in Scots to Chinese Makars. – Download programme

These events are supported by Byre World.

Gregor Townsend (formerly of Brive, Castres and Montpellier; coach of Glasgow Warriors and Scotland rugby team) on languages and sport, in conversation with Gavin Bowd.

David Bellos (author of Is that a Fish in your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything):

Follow the link to watch video on translation and linguistic diversity.