BRUAR’S REST

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The story opens in the Highlands at the beginning of the 20th century.  The Gypsy wife of wild drunkard Rory Stewart dies giving birth to their second son.  Many years pass, and Rory and his sons are rootless Travellers on the roads of Scotland.  One night, during a winter storm, they save another Traveller family from freezing to death in …

RAJPOT  LAUNCHES  INTER-CULTURAL  CENTRE  PROJECT 

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Following on from the success of the Hidden Treasures Event at Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2017 the RAJPOT PROJECT has been launched. Its aim is to establish the first Gypsy Traveller led inter-cultural peace centre of its kind for indigenous and predominantly oral cultures in Scotland and possibly even the world. In this respect, it must be regarded as an …

Shamus McPhee, Artist & Activist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company’ 3rd profile will be of Shamus McPhee Shamus McPhee, the youngest of nine children to Scottish Gypsy Travellers Agnes Johnstone and Charles McPhee, was born in 1971 in a deliberately sub-standard disused RAF Nissan hut devoid of electricity or hot water, converted in 1946 to accommodate “tinker” families as part of a furtive racial …