Wee Bessie Project

We are very excited to tell everyone that we have secured funding from The National Lottery Awards for All for a new book project.

“The Yellow on the Broom” by Betsy Whyte is being reworked for a new audience by her grandson, David Pullar. Aimed at sharing the stories of Scottish Travellers’ culture with a wider and younger audience, the illustrated book ‘Wee Bessie’ will tell Betsy’s story to 3 – 7 year-olds.

An illustration of Wee Bessie

A total of 500 copies of Wee Bessie will be donated to libraries and primary schools across Scotland with reading sessions from ourselves, teaching younger children about our travelling heritage.

Comments are closed.