PLEASE NOTE that the Memorial event has been postponed, and will now take place on Thursday 8th March 2018, which is International Women's Day. The Choir from The People’s Past People’s Future Group, based in Rutherglen, will be singing Alistair’s rousing “Mrs Barbour’s Army” at the unveiling of the Mary Barbour Memorial next to Govan subway station at 11:00 on Friday, November 17th. The event is open to all – [...]
It is with deep regret that we have to announce the cancellation of one of the concerts at the weekend. Rock Against Racism featuring Black Grape, Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5 and Bigg Taj has had to be cancelled due to a variety of issues that could not be resolved in time. Full refunds will be issued for the concert from skiddle.com The Sunday concert Roots Rock Reggae Against [...]
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rock Against Racism movement, Alistair Hulett Memorial Trust are delighted to announce a two-day festival at the historic Queens Park Arena in Glasgow's Southside. The festival, on the 27th and 28th of August, is the finale of four days in the park that will celebrate the unique culturally-diverse area of Govanhill, where Alistair lived when he reutrned to Glasgow. In partnership with Govanhill [...]
Students at the University of Sussex campaigning to mount a rent strike have used Alistair's "Mrs Barbour's Army" in a podcast created as part of their studies.
Ewan McLennan and George Manbiot are presenting their “Breaking the Spell of Lonliness” show, which explores the power of song to overcome loneliness, at The Mackintosh Church in Glasgow as part of Celtic Connections on Friday 3rd February at 19:30. Ewan has over the years been closely associated with the AHMT, and won the Political Songwriting Competition in 2013; he can be found performing Alistair’s powerful “The Granite Cage” at [...]
Alastair McDonald, firmly regarded as one of Scotland's leading musical minstrels, is starring in a musical tribute to his friend and mentor Morris Blythman (1919-1981), aka the poet and songwriter ‘Thurso Berwick’, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre (Netherbow Theatre), Edinburgh, Monday November 14th 2016 at 7.30pm. In addition to his innumerable television, radio and stage appearances world wide, Alastair is a prolific recording artist with a vast repertoire of traditional, [...]