Barbara Henderson

Barbara Henderson is the author of Scottish historical and eco-fiction for children. Her novels 'Fir for Luck' (set during the Highland Clearances), 'Punch' (based on real events in Victorian Scotland) and the eco-thriller 'Wilderness Wars' are already widely used in Scottish schools, and a smuggling novella featuring a real-life incident in the life of Robert Burns is due for publication in October 2019. She writes the Artyness column in Scottish Provincial Press titles and is the current chair of NessBookFest.
47 articles


An awe-inspiring musical journey through Andalucía's cultural history

4 March 2024


A tour de force one-woman show commemorating one of Scotland's forgotten football legends

20 September 2022

The Dock Brief

Talented cast and crew expertly bring this witty two-hander to life

21 November 2021

Educating Rita

Willy Russell’s script shines through this fierce pairing of Tompkinson and Johnson.

4 July 2019


Five standalone single-performer pieces reveal the promising talents of UHI's graduating class.

21 May 2019

Ullapool Book Festival

Eclectic array of writers descend on the Highlands for the Ullapool Book Festival.

12 May 2019