Fred Freeman

The McNeillie Lecture: Hamish Henderson, A New Voice

McNeillie Tent
Fri 4 Oct

Poet, songwriter, soldier, radical, folklorist, intellectual: Hamish Henderson was one of Scotland’s great cultural figures, whose influence was acknowledged by, among others, Nelson Mandela, Bob Dylan and Samuel Beckett. In this illustrated lecture to mark Henderson’s birth 100 years ago, Fred Freeman, Professor of Scots Language and Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland puts his life and work in context. [705]