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University of the Highlands and Islands' Belladrum programme

When Aug 08, 2014 11:00 AM to
Aug 09, 2014 10:00 PM
Where by Beauly, Inverness
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The University of the Highlands and Islands is inviting Belladrum festival goers to find out more about their local university with the unveiling of its festival programme. Students, staff and graduates will be helping to run a range of fun activities, topical debates and musical performances over the course of the weekend including:

Day

Time

Item

Location

Friday 8 August

Late morning

Tented craft session

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

12:15pm

Na Balaich - students from BA (Hons) Applied Music

The Seedlings Stage

 

Early afternoon

“Born to be Wild” - interactive science show with staff and students

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Early afternoon

All tied up - get into a knot with our forestry students

The University Beach at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

2:15pm

Monty Halls Creature Scavenger Hunt

The University Beach at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Early afternoon

“Size Matters” - debate on fashion issues featuring designer Sandra Murray MBE, Honorary Fellow of the University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Mid afternoon

“The Water of Life” - Monty Halls in conversation with John Lister Kaye

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Late afternoon

"Black Isle Hawks Down" - raptors debate featuring Des Thompson, Honorary Professor of the University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

Saturday 9 August

12:15pm

An Cùrsa Ciùil – students from BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music

The Seedlings Stage

 

Early afternoon

Velocity Cannon

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Early afternoon

“If you Can’t Stand the Heat At Least Quit the Bitchin” - climate change debate featuring University of the Highlands and Islands' meteorologist Dr Edward Graham

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

3:15pm

Alba the musical - written by University of the Highlands and Islands' alumnus Finn Anderson

Venus Fly Trap

 

Late afternoon

“Bio Art Attack” – the final shot – art creativity using organic materials like shells and seaweed. Artist Adrian Eaton will be taking time-lapse photography throughout the creation and this will be the final photograph pulling it all together.

The University Beach at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

Late afternoon

"The Make and Break” - referendum debate featuring university academics Professor Donna Heddle and Councillor Kate Stephen (PhD student)

The University of the Highlands and Islands’ Verb Garden

 

9:30pm

Rhythm Wave - Perth College UHI music students and staff

Venus Fly Trap

Timings may change. Detailed timing information will be displayed at the University of the Highlands and Islands' Beach, near the Verb Garden. For more information visit http://www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk/verb.html

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