The World’s Room: John Dickson

Scottish Storytelling Centre
The Waverley Bar
Music, Song
Traditional Music Forum

Edinburgh’s monthly traditional singing night, with a guest singer and
plenty of contributions from the floor.

Upstairs at The Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street.

John Dickson‘s roots are in the coal mining community of Midlothian where he was born and grew up. He then moved to the Scottish Borders in 1970 and took part in the local folk scene until he moved to Aberdeenshire in the early nineties. There he discovered a love of bothy ballad and traditional singing and competed in various competitions. He has made several appearances at the Bothy Ballad Champion of Champions in Elgin and won the title in 2011. John is a popular guest at various local festivals.

This is a non-ticketed event with donations welcomed.

16 Nov
20:00 - 22:30
By donation (suggest £5/£4)