• Edinburgh Fringe

The new Gaelic language play Sequamur, by Donald S Murray, reflects on the life of educationalist William J Gibson, headmaster of the Nicolson Institute, Stornoway between 1894 and 1925. An enlightened and charismatic teacher Gibson believed in the power of progress through education. He genuinely believed that service in WWI would bring a new enlightened age to Britain " he viewed war service as a good thing. There is no doubt that his incitement and inspiration encouraged many young men from the Nicolson Institute to go to war. The play follows the movement of this.