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 the Tattie Man's Song?
We will draw the lucky winner from all the correct entris who will win a
£ 10.00 Farmers Market Voucher
The draw will take place on the Saturday week before the Hairst and the lucky winner will be notified by us.