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Anster Cinema : Drifters

Anster Cinema : Drifters

14 July 2019 6:07 - 14 July 2019

In association with the Scottish Fisheries Museum and in celebration of the Museum’s 50th anniversary, Anster Cinema presents silent film Drifters with live piano score by Steven Gellatly.

Steven Gellatly is a pianist and composer for the silent screen, based in Dundee. He has written and will perform his live piano score to John Grierson’s monumental silent film, Drifters.

Premiering alongside Battleship Potemkin in 1929, Drifters follows North Sea herring fishermen through their dramatic daily routines as well as the industry’s struggles between tradition, modernity, technology, the environment and nature.

Sunday, 14 July 2019, 6.45 – 8.15pm

Cellardyke Town Hall, KY10 3BQ

Director: John Grierson

Duration: 40 minutes

Certificate: PG

Tickets: £5 / £2 under 18s – available on the door or here https://anster-cinema-drifters.eventbrite.com

Hot drinks and home baking will be available

Exhibitions
By Sea, Land and Air: Scottish Fishing Communities and World War II

Open ONLINE: To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we explore the role played by Scotland’s fishing communities during the Second World War.

Photography Exhibition by Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald

To brighten up these weird, wintry days come and enjoy something warming from our tearoom and browse these lovely photos by Emily and Caroline in our Merchant’s Room.

SHOAL

SHOAL

20 December 2020

An online exhibition of knitted herring inspired by the unique knitting heritage of coastal fishing communities of Scotland.

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

The role the sea plays in emotional, mental and physical well-being.

Spring out of Lockdown

Spring out of Lockdown

28 April 2021

A selection of works by 17 artists from the East Neuk Art Club

Merchant's Room : The East Neuk in Watercolour

Yolande Kenny captures life in the villages and natural world of the East Neuk

Loss + Resilience

Loss + Resilience

23 August 2021

A study in photography and film into the social world of Hull’s fishing community by Simon Sharp

Merchant's Room : Arthur Nuttall Autumn Exhibition

We are really happy to welcome back retired Anster fisherman-turned-painter Arthur Nuttall to our Merchant’s Room this September.

Superstition and Witchcraft  in Scottish Fishing Communities

Merchant’s Room display exploring some of these longstanding practices and beliefs.

Merchant's Room : Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald Winter Exhibition

A new selection of photographic scenes from two of our regular exhibitors

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