Barrie works to feature in talk

JM Barrie
JM Barrie

The lesser works of one of Kirriemuir’s most famous sons is to be the subject of a talk at the Gateway to the Glens Museum.

JM Barrie, best known as the author of Peter Pan, wrote 33 other publication and it is those which will form the subject of a talk by Sheila Philp.

Sheila, an assistant at the museum and a former NTS manager of Barrieā€™s Birthplace, will hold an evening talk on Wednesday, May 25, at 7pm.

The event is also an opportunity to view the beautiful Peter Pan Book Sculpture which was created by an anonymous artist in celebration of Book Week Scotland 2012. Currently on loan to the Gateway to the Glens Museum for the month of May, it was one of five sculptures which were commissioned by Scottish Book Trust.

All five sculptures are usually on display at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Admission to the talk is free, but booking is essential. To book a place, please contact the museum during the hours of 10 am to 5pm, from Tuesday to Saturday for more information. You can visit the museum at The Townhouse, 32 High Street, Kirriemuir, Angus. DD8 4BB or telephone 01575 575479 or email