It found that children at Smyllum Park orphanage were sexually abused and beaten with leather straps, hairbrushes and crucifixes and that the homes were places of fear, threat, and excessive discipline. Lady Smith said the children found “no love, no compassion, no dignity and no comfort”.
From a simple wish of ‘We Sing, You Dance’ from Alzheimer Scotland’s Every Voice Choir, many of whom come from Dumbarton, collaborated with the company to create a performance of song and dance for their summer celebrations.
Picture by Tom Gardiner
Picture by Tom Clark
Picture by Otto Eastbrook
Each year, FilmG encourages aspiring filmmakers to show off their talent and creativity. This year, filmmakers were tasked with making films relating to the theme, ‘Treòraich’, which means guide or lead.