Category Archives: Drama

I want to dance

This circular urn  was the inspiration for my Olveston residency. On March 19 Barry and I attended a performance in Olveston’s Great Hall by the internationally renowned Slovak Cellist, Jozef Lupták. During his 60 minute recital I noticed the urn … Continue reading

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Not a poetry reading but a performance

 This afternoon’s advertised poetry reading at Olveston was very misleading. The poems weren’t read, they were performed. And it was a performance of the highest standard with  Louise Petherbridge, John Watson, Joan MacDonald and Jocelyn Harris  delighting the audience with … Continue reading

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The Opening

The day is nearly over and it’s been a long one. Within half an hour of arriving at Olveston this morning a camera man and reporter arrived from Channel 39. I’m not fond of cameras and I’m definitely not comfortable talking … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading

Come along to the Poetry Reading on Sunday August 10th in the Drying Room Gallery at Olveston Historic Home. Enjoy spending an hour in the company of Terry MacTavish and friends. They’ll entertain you by reading poems from PoARTry@Olveston. The … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night and The Tempest at Olveston

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Olveston this afternoon watching the engaging, funny, clever, witty and wonderful students from King’s High School and Queen’s High School performing The Tempest and Twelfth Night in the Olveston gardens. The audience was small … Continue reading

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