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'For Margaret' - celebrating the 100th anniversary of Margaret Tait’s birth

  • The Pier Arts Centre (map)

An evening celebrating the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Orcadian film maker and poet Margaret Tait (1918-99). A selection of poems read by those who knew her and/or were inspired by her work, plus a selection of films chosen by Peter Todd. The programme will include: Garden Pieces (1998), Colour Poems (1974), Three Portrait Sketches (1951) and My Room (1951).

Peter Todd is a London-based filmmaker, who was also a friend of Margaret Tait’s.

This programme is part of a wider series of screenings and events marking the centenary of Tait’s birth. For more information visit

Earlier Event: November 6
Later Event: December 1
Christmas Family Day