Ferry Tales Info Sessions

Inspired by you: the commuters, holiday makers, passengers, workers, ferry users.

The National Theatre of Scotland is creating a piece of theatre called Ferry Tales that will be performed on selected ferries in April 2020, in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, and we need your help…

Ferry Tales celebrates the waters surrounding Scotland’s western islands and the journeys across them made by thousands of residents, workers, and tourists each year.

We need the help of the local communities around three major ferry routes: Wemyss Bay – Rothesay, Ullapool – Stornoway, and Oban – Craignure.

How To Get Involved

There are two ways you can get involved:

1. Share your stories

We would like to collect your experiences and stories about ferry travel, from the strange to the wonderful to help inspire short, pop-up, on-board live performances.
To do this, we’ve created a quick online form you can fill out here

2. Community Performances

Perhaps you are in a local choir, part of a local band, society or club? We’re looking for people to get involved in our community performances welcoming people as they disembark from the ferries on to the islands. Come along to the info sessions to find out more.

See below for details of each of these sessions. Advance booking is not required, just show up.

Info Session: Isle of Bute

Tuesday 19 November
6.30pm – 8.00pm
The Bank of Ideas, 17 High Street, Rothesay, PA20 9AS

Info Session: Isle of Mull

Monday 2 December
An Tobar, 1 Argyll Terrace, Tobermory, PA75 6PB

Info Session: Isle of Lewis

Wednesday 4 December
An Lanntair, The Art Room, Kenneth Street, Stornoway, HS1 2DS


If you have any further questions about Ferry Tales or the Info sessions please email ferrytales@nationaltheatrescotland.com




Ferry Tales is supported by EventScotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters Events Fund with the support of Caledonian MacBrayne & their ferries.


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