Black Isle Fiddle Weekend, 29th June – 1st July 2018, with a special gig from Breabach

The 8th Black Isle Fiddle Weekend will take place from 29th June – 1st July 2018!!

Do you want to learn from some of the finest fiddle players in Scotland in a unique Highland setting? Join us in Cromarty this summer for a hugely popular weekend for adult learners.
Intensive tuition in a small class setting, top-notch concerts, informal sessions and of course, great Highland hospitality!

2018 Tutors: Megan Henderson, Mike Vass, Marie Fielding & Lauren MacColl.


The participant (ages 18+ only) will have classes from each of the four tutors. All four are highly sought-after tutors and performers. All levels except from complete beginners are catered for.


The Black Isle Fiddle Weekend takes place in the beautiful, historic village of Cromarty,at the Old Brewery – an intimate and homely learning environment. Cromarty lies half an hour north-east of Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Inverness is on the sleeper line from London and easily accessible by rail, road and a well-served airport. The Black Isle is a stunning location for holidays and there is plenty to do for families in the area.


Tuition will take place from the morning of Friday 29th June until late afternoon on Sunday 1st July.  There will be a concert with the tutors on the Friday evening and a special gig from Scottish folk trailblazers Breabach on the Saturday. Informal sessions are encouraged throughout the weekend.


All classes will be taught by ear with music provided at the end of the weekend. All levels except from complete beginners are catered for.


Tuition Package – £200. Includes at least 12 hours of tuition, Entry to Fri and Saturday concerts, and lunches on Fri,Sat and Sun. Accom, travel and evening meals not included.

How do I book?

Booking is all online at and will open on 3rd March. A deposit of £60 is required to secure your booking. Please note, deposits are non-refundable. The balance is due by the end of May and you will be sent further payment info at the beginning of May.

Tickets for Breabach, 30th June: