Lagg Poetry Competition
6 September 2018
Isle of Arran Distillers are
launching a poetry competition, in partnership with
Scottish Field, to find the official poem of their
brand new Lagg Distillery & Visitor Centre.
Isle of Arran believe that the whisky they create is liquid
poetry and want to highlight this at their brand new Lagg
Distillery and Visitor Centre. They are searching for a poem which
captures the beauty of the Isle of Arran, the history of the island
or the Arran spirit itself.
The winning poem, announced on Burns Night 2019, will take pride
of place within the Lagg Distillery Visitor Centre, as well as
being exclusively published within Scottish Field Magazine. In
addition, the winning poet will also be invited to attend the
official opening of the Lagg Distillery and Visitor Centre in
Spring of next year. Two runners up will also be announced, and
they will receive an exclusive Lagg Distillery Goody Bag.
The judges are:
- Faye Waterlow, new Lagg Visitor Centre Manager
- Graham Omand, Lagg Distillery Manager
- Jim Carruth, Poet Laureate of Glasgow
- Rachel McCormack , renowned chef and author of 'Chasing the
- Hamish Whyte , Honorary Research Fellow in Scottish Literature
at the University of Glasgow and
- Kenny Smith, Scottish Field Editor
The hope is that with such a varied judging panel mulling over
each of the entries, we will be able to find something truly
special and unique. Who knows we might even find the next big
This competition is open to individuals over the age of 18 years
Closing date for all entries is 14 December 2018.
The winner along with the two runners up will be announced
on 25 January 2019.
To enter, please email your name, contact details and date of
birth along with the poem you wish to enter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject
line Isle of Arran Distillers - Poetry Competition. Alternatively,
please send all postal entries to:
Isle of Arran Distillers - Poetry Competition
496 Ferry Road,
All terms and conditions, as well as further details, can be
found at www.scottishfield.co.uk