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07-Mar-11, 10:53
Weekend festival will celebrate his life

THURSO-based Caithness Horizons is to host a weekend festival to showcase the life and work of the late Scottish poet and folk singer Hamish Henderson, regarded as one of the country's foremost cultural contemporary figures.
The festival will recognise Henderson's links with the north of Scotland. He wrote a number of songs based on his experience as an intelligence officers during the Second World War, including the satirical D-Day Dodgers and Farewell to Sicily.
The festival from March 24-26 will include talks, a film screening, storytelling and singing and will climax with a ceilidh.