Artists Profiles: Jack Jenkins
Jack is a founder member of the Beauly Theatre Club and is a published author of two historical novels.
Born in Lanarkshire he moved as a child with his family to Ayrshire; there he absorbed the works of Burns; this opened the door to the wider world of literature and appreciation of the Arts. He was for many years an Officer of the Musician' Union and through his work in the Federation of Theatre Unions strived to raise the awareness of value of the Arts to the Community; campaigning for New Theatres and supporting the establishment of Arts Festivals such as Mayfest in Glasgow.
Jack holds the view that the heart, soul and strength of a Nation lies in its Culture