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Free Workshop on Finding Scottish Songs and Ballads Online

More than 1000 North-East ballads and songs are now online! This free workshop will help you:
• Learn how to find songs from your area
• Find new songs for your repertoire
• Find new versions of classic words and tunes
This workshop will be led by Carpenter collection researchers Tom McKean and Julia Bishop (Elphinstone Institute), and Laura Smyth, director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. They are joined by Katherine Campbell, well known as a performer and for her research into North-East song, to delve into connections between the Carpenter collection and other Scottish collections from before and after.
Come join us on Sunday 10 September, 09:30-16:00 at Elphinstone Institute in Aberdeen (MacRobert Building).
More information on the workshop and how to book can be found HERE