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Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians – rescheduled event to 18th May 2021

Unfortunately we encountered some technical problems on Friday 7th May which meant we were unable to show the online concert and Q&A celebrating the launch of Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians. We have now rescheduled this and invite you to join us on the evening of Tuesday 18th May, 8pm – 9.30pm for some … Continued

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Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians is now launched!

We are delighted to announced that the new directory of musicians is now launched! https://scotlandonline.org/musicians/ Join us tonight (7th May) at 8pm to celebrate the launch with an hour concert, featuring music from Maeve Mackinnon (with Ali Levack & Luc McNally), Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy, David Foley & Jack Smedley (with Jenn Butterworth) followed … Continued

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Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians (Trailer)

Join us this Friday 7th May 2021 at 8pm to celebrate the launch of Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians. Get your tickets here With amazing music from Maeve Mackinnon (with Ali Levack & Luc McNally), Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy, David Foley & Jack Smedley (with Jenn Butterworth) followed by a live Q&A with … Continued

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Open Call for Creative Proposals

Imagine something different. Imagine pasts, futures, or a timeless other. Dip into dreams and desires, old and new, lost worlds and worlds still to become. Imagine from the outside in, and the inside out. What would a different world look like in your dreams? We’re eager to know! SISF 2021 extends an invitation to storytellers, … Continued

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Happy International Dance Day – 29th April 2021

Happy International Dance Day! 29th April 2021 Here is the official message for the day from Alkis Raftis – President of the International Dance Council.  

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We’re Reopening!

We’re reopening our venue on Friday 30 April! We appreciate your support and patience during the last months, and we kindly ask that you read all the information available below before we welcome you back to the Centre. We’re open from 10am to 6pm Friday – Sunday, with last entry to John Knox House at … Continued

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Getting People Dancing – Covid Recovery Fund. Just two weeks left to apply!

We are seeking proposals from individuals and organisations for traditional dance events to take place once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. There are just two weeks left to submit your applications. Apply by 12pm, Friday 30th April 2021 Full details and how to apply, click the link below. Getting People Dancing – Covid Recovery Fund

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TDFS Development Weekend

Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland held a weekend of activity on the 10th and 11th April 2021. Saturday The weekend began with a performance and presentation from Sandra Robertson, Step Dancer. Sandra has danced since childhood. She trained in Highland Dancing for over 10 years gaining a teaching qualification with the BATD. She became interested … Continued

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Traditional Music Forum Launches First Comprehensive Directory of Traditional Musicians in Scotland

(Photo above: Maeve Mackinnon – photo by Paul McNally) The Traditional Music Forum (TMF) and TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland) proudly present Scotland Online: A Directory of Musicians, the only comprehensive online resource of its kind, promoting traditional musicians working and recording in Scotland. To celebrate the launch of the directory, TMF have invited … Continued

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Highland arts organisation awards musicians £40k for youth arts projects across Scotland

(Photo above: Successful applicant of the fund – Perthshire fiddler and 2017 winner of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, Charlie Stewart) New fund is supporting 12 freelance musicians to deliver a variety of music projects to young people £40,000 has been awarded to 12 musicians across Scotland to support them … Continued

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