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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.

Burns Ceilidh

Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St., Edinburgh EH3 9DJ
Saturday 23rd January

With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees with no handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend to text, browse the web etc. we’d prefer you didn’t come. Musicians find … Continued

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Burns Night Celebration

Saturday 23rd January

Join us online in music, song and dance to celebrate the Bard’s birthday with contributions from Pete Clark, Roddy Johnston, Seonaid Lynn and Ewan Galloway. This is a free online event via Zoom but you need to register in advance via Eventbrite.

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Lightkeepers – Biggar

Municipal Hall, Biggar, ML12 6DT
Friday 19th March to Sunday 21st March

Singers and instrumentalists will gather for a unique weekend to put together new arrangements of songs from some of Scotland’s best contemporary songwriters. In this first year of The Lightkeepers we’ve chosen eight stunning songs all based around the theme of LIGHT from – amongst others – Emily Smith; Dave Francis and Mairi Campbell; Kris … Continued

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