Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Local resident continues as Makar

Only a few days after making his first appearance in this blog, local resident Ron Butlin is in view again as his tenure as Edinburgh Makar has been extended for a further three years.

Effectively, he is Edinburgh's Poet Laureate. See here for the report which was approved at the council's Culture and Leisure Committee earlier this year and here for the STV report of his appearance before the Committee today. 

1 comment:

Colin Christison said...

Ron will switch on the Festive lights at St Patrick Square after a short carol service at 6pm on Tuesday 6 December, weather permitting.

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