Getting the Band Back Together (the Dug does Denny)

Recently I went and gave a talk for the local Yes group in Denny. It was a great evening.  Phantom Power films were on hand to record the event and have produced this short video of the occasion which also features an interview with Michael Greenwell of the Scottish Independence podcasts.


You can listen to the full talk I gave in Denny here,

Phantom Power Films are currently fundraising for an ambitious new project to produce a series of films documenting Scotland’s progress to independence.  It’s well worthwhile digging into your pockets and giving a couple of quid to help see this great idea realised.

The dug is visiting a lot of towns around Scotland over the coming months. Upcoming events include

Dumfries – 26 August, 6pm Aberdour Hotel, 16-20 Newall Terrace, Dumfries DG1 1LW
Alyth – 30 August, 7.30pm Ogilvie Rooms, Commercial St, Alyth,
Eastwood – 1 September, 7pm Thorntree Hall, Main Street, Thornliebank
Forres – 5 September, 7pm for 7:30pm at the Mosset Tavern, Gordon Street, Forres
Largs – 9 September, 7.30pm the Lounge, Main Street, Largs
Brechin – 13 September, 7pm for 8pm The Caledonian Hotel, Southesk Street, Brechin
Edinburgh South – 16 September, 7pm Yes Edinburgh South cafe and hub, book tickets at This event is fully booked!
Glasgow Green – 18 September, rally for independence
Irvine – 23 September, 7.30pm Tidelines Book Festival, Puffers Cafe, Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine KA12 8QG
Girvan – 24 September, 8pm Queens Hotel, Montgomery Street, Girvan KA26 9HE
Arbroath – 29 September, 6.30pm for 7, St Andrews Church, Hamilton Green, Arbroath

More are scheduled for October and November. If you’d like me and the dug to come and give a talk to your local group, email me at

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10 comments on “Getting the Band Back Together (the Dug does Denny)

  1. I don’t know where you get the energy, Paul.
    We have no option left but to take to the highways and byways to deliver the message.
    Wednesday’s MSM £15 billion Deficit splurge was a disgrace, and the BBC Govanhill Rat Infested Rachman Land in the heart of the FM’s constituency nonsense plumbed new depths of lying, even for the Unionist Broadcasting Flagship.
    I’ll catch up with you live somewhere soon. I’m the wee auld guy at back grunting Captain Haddock harrumphs.
    BTW don’t hang that fab jacket over the back of the chair or I’ll be having it!

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  3. mogabee says:

    I do believe I’ll see you and the Dug in November! Looking forward to your visit…

  4. Sheryl Hepworth says:

    Any chance of Inverness/Tain/Dingwall any time in the near future?? We feel rather left out of things up here!!!

  5. John says:

    Was at the Dumfries meeting last night and thought you and Ginger were excellent!
    We left feeling much better about the chances of independence!
    Inspiring stuff – and what a star the Dug is ( and I’m sure he knows it!!).

  6. bedelsten says:

    Details of the Edinburgh Yes Cafe gig on their web site’s calendar…

  7. Jan Cowan says:

    Phantom Power Films deserving of assistance.

    Ginger appears very relaxed while out on tour. Clever wee fellow.

  8. Dek says:

    What a great piece of work . Congratulations to all concerned.

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