To celebrate the life of the Huntly Writers poet, Brian Nisbet, the 2018 Huntly Hairst will hold the Brian Nisbet Poetry Award for the third year.
Prizes will be given for the best poem on the theme of
Poems should be between 4 and 40 lines long and with the theme, “Autumn”
There are four categories based on age:
up to and including 11
age 12 to 16
17 and over - “amateur” category (not a published poet)
17 and over – poet has been published, excluding self-published
Entries must be submitted, with name, category, and contact information attached separately to
Orbs Community Bookshop, Deveron Street, Huntly
or by e-mail to
by mid-day on the 24th August
Only one entry is allowed per person.
Entry is free.
Prizes will be awarded at the Huntly Hairst on
Saturday 1st September in the Stewarts Hall at 4pm
Can you list all the tattie varieties mentioned in the Tattie Man's Song?
The lucky winner, drawn from all the correct entries, will win a
£ 10.00 Farmers Market Voucher
The draw will take place on the Saturday the week before the Hairst and the lucky winner will be notified by us.
Bake your favourite Shortbread and place a minimum of 4 pieces on a plate.
Write your name and telefon number on a piece of paper and hand in both at the Stewarts Hall from 10.30am onwards.
Judging will be from 4.00pm
Good luck and Happy Baking!