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Whisky Month Events

• A Dram of Words (6pm) Expand Pane

A Dram of Words (6pm)

Date: Friday 2nd May 2014

This evening’s ReadingLasses customers, who will include some well known writers and publishers, will judge a shortlist of flash fiction and poetry. Mention a “Lassie” to qualify for submission. Email your submissions (300 words max) to readinglasses@yahoo.co.uk before 30th April 2014. The winner will receive a bottle of our local Bladnoch Single Malt Whisky (collect from the shop or central Glasgow) and an offer of hosting an event at the Wigtown Book Festival Fringe Festival. (free)

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• A Whisky and Poetic Licence Expand Pane

A Whisky and Poetic Licence

Date: (11am – 11pm every day of May)

A different Whisky based cocktail every day of Whisky Month in ReadingLasses Licensed Café and Bookshop or just have an auld-fashioned Toddy (memories!). Try a “Hearty Susan” or a Burns’ Night Special or even a (wait for it!) “Big Titty Ho on a Motorcyle”.

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• Whisky to Save the Children Expand Pane

Whisky to Save the Children

Date: Every day during May

Pick up a Whisky Wordsearch from ReadingLasses – places and names to find. £1 donation to Save the Children (at the till)

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• A nip for a dug Expand Pane

A nip for a dug

Date: Every day during May

The bookshelf in our porch offers books from 10p - £1. All proceeds go to Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue.

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• Snifter Snuffed it... Deid as the proverbial Expand Pane

Snifter Snuffed it... Deid as the proverbial

Date: Tuesday 6th May

To support Scotland’s “Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief” week, ReadingLasses is hosting an event to talk about funeral options in Scotland. Natural? Green burial? Religious? Secular celebrate a life? Gerrie is a Humanist Celebrant and psychotherapist and has conducted 100s of funerals over the years. Laughter – and maybe a wee tear - promised when you hear some of the stories!

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• The Wigtown Women’s Walk (free) with a wee swally (optional) Expand Pane

The Wigtown Women’s Walk (free) with a wee swally (optional)

Date: Tuesday 13th May, 2pm – 3.30pm

Explore the history of Wigtown on an hour’s walk. A hot toddy (or glass of something nice) to keep you warm (£3.50) before we leave ReadingLasses.

Register your interest by email Books@reading-lasses.com

• Murder by the Tun Expand Pane

Murder by the Tun

Date: Saturday 17th May 7pm till late

You are cordially invited to a dinner to die for…and a great night out. Anything can happen when death stalks the Book Festival. You and your fellow diners will be the detectives and will need your wits about you to solve the murder at the distillery. What was the motive; how did they die; and can you be the person who drafts a snifter? Tickets £25 includes 3 course meal and promise you some great laughs! Prebooking advisable to ensure your place. Taste a single malt whose flavour will stay with you till morning!

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• A Trifle of Truffle with a Smidgen of Whisky Expand Pane

A Trifle of Truffle with a Smidgen of Whisky

Date: Sunday 18th May, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

£10 to include the fruits of your labour to take away or munch. Learn how to make ReadingLasses’ famous homemade chocolate truffles, flavoured with the best of whisky (optional)

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• A Dream of a Dram – make your own Whisky Cream Liqueur Expand Pane

A Dream of a Dram – make your own Whisky Cream Liqueur

Date: Monday 19th May, 2.30 – 4pm

Come and make your own ReadingLasses Whisky Cream Liqueur. Take away a wee dram of it - your granny will love you forever.

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• The Wigtown Women’s Walk (free) with a wee swally (optional) Expand Pane

The Wigtown Women’s Walk (free) with a wee swally (optional)

Date: Tuesday 20th May, 2.30 – 3.30pm

Explore the history of Wigtown on an hour’s walk. A hot toddy (or glass of something nice) to keep you warm (£3.50) before we leave ReadingLasses.

Register your interest by email Books@reading-lasses.com

• Spring Fling 2014 Expand Pane

ReadingLasses Wee Gallery

Date: 24-26 May (at least)

Gary Craig is a portrait and figurative artist working in oils. He tries to not only capture a likeness of the sitter but the essence as well. The canvas is the reality. Gary will be showing his contemporary Stride Style and work in progress. Drawing pads will be on display to show how I build up my work. A wee dram and a blether on offer too.

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