Events Across Scotland



Looking for a weekly dance class to get involved with or just fancy an evening of storytelling or music? Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland’s networks in story, song and dance are hosting events and sessions the length and breadth of Scotland – have a look below for traditional arts events in your area.

Merlin Mindful Singing Retreat

The Lighthouse, Heugh Road, North Berwick, EH39 5PX
Sunday 20th January

Open to current singers and anyone looking to find their voice. An exploration of the connection between breath, song, sound and gentle movement. Come along and spend the day with Kathy Stewart-Kennedy, Sue Cotterill and Kevin Cotterill at The Lighthouse, Heugh Road, North Berwick. Take the opportunity to bring kind, gentle attention to yourself through … Continued

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FluteFling Edinburgh flute and whistle workshop

Tribe Porty, 19 Windsor Place, Edinburgh, EH15 2AJ
Saturday 26th January

FluteFling monthly Saturday afternoon workshops are held in Portobello, Edinburgh and providing flute and whistle players with inspiration, ideas and support to further develop their music. Led by traditional flute and whistle player Gordon Turnbull in a relaxed setting, come along to learn and develop traditional techniques while building up a repertoire from Scotland, Ireland … Continued

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Merlin Winter Fiddle Weekend

The Cross Keys Hotel, 36-37 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HL
Friday 1st February

This fiddle weekend is a rare and amazing opportunity to meet, learn from and fully immerse yourself in a few days of music with the fiddling brothers, Iain and Alasdair Fraser. The fiddle weekend kicks off on the evening of Friday 1st February at the Cross Keys Hotel in Kelso with all participants gathering together … Continued

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FluteFling Edinburgh February flute and whistle workshop

Tribe Porty, 19 Windsor Place, Edinburgh EH15 2AJ
Saturday 23rd February

FluteFling monthly Saturday afternoon workshops are held in Portobello, Edinburgh and providing flute and whistle players with inspiration, ideas and support to further develop their music. Led by traditional flute and whistle player Gordon Turnbull in a relaxed setting, come along to learn and develop traditional techniques while building up a repertoire from Scotland, Ireland … Continued

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Harmony singing workshop

Columcille Centre, 2 Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RT
Sat 16 & Sun 17 March

Heart and fire for the end of winter — a weekend of transcendent harmony singing, good company, delicious food, community and fun! With Brendan Taaffe & Alison Burns (co-teaching with Jennie Fisk) Brendan Taaffe draws on songs from the ‘American Vernacular’ (gospel, bluegrass, Appalachian and shape note songs), his own compositions, and Zimbabwean makwayera songs. … Continued

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FluteFling Edinburgh March flute and whistle workshop

Tribe Porty, 19 Windsor Place, Edinburgh EH15 2AJ
Saturday 23rd March

FluteFling monthly Saturday afternoon workshops are held in Portobello, Edinburgh and providing flute and whistle players with inspiration, ideas and support to further develop their music. Led by traditional flute and whistle player Gordon Turnbull in a relaxed setting, come along to learn and develop traditional techniques while building up a repertoire from Scotland, Ireland … Continued

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Frigg

The Queen's Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Sunday 19th May

The leading act of the Nordic fiddle scene, Frigg features the premier talents of a generation of Finnish folk musicians. Renowned the world over, the group draws influence from their homeland alongside those from their extensive travels – joyfully fusing Nordic and bluegrass flavours to create their own signature: Nordgrass. Tight interplay between four violins, … Continued

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