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Tanya Tagaq- Nanook of the North

As part of the ORIGINS Festival Closing Night Event, legendary Inuit throat singer and tour-de-force vocalist Tanya Tagaq improvises a mesmerising soundscape for the controversial 1922 silent film Nanook of the North.

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Caird Library annual audit

Every year the Caird Library closes for the third week of February to allow us to carry out an audit of our books and manuscripts. This year we are...

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Christmas opening hours

As Christmas is approaching I thought I would remind our readers of our opening hours over the holiday period....

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Ship's biscuit recipe

Ship's biscuits or hard tack was a vital part of a seaman's diet in the years before the introduction of canned food in the mid-nineteenth century. Try...

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Doctor Bombard goes to sea

Recently I've been researching the story of Alain Bombard, the French doctor and biologist who survived for sixty days in a dinghy on the Atlantic Ocean...

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Have your say about the Caird Library

For the next two weeks we're conducting market research into what you think about the Caird Library - our facilities and services, what you like about us...