Events

Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Thurs 28th May 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


What Makes This Ballad So Great?
Song Workshop

Scottish Storytelling Centre


Thurs 28th May 2020, 7pm – 8.30pm
Event link: Book online at Scottish Storytelling Centre

Why is it some ballads are more popular than others and more frequently sung? What draws people to them? Folklorist and singer Kath Campbell explores the language, story, structure and melody of a favourite ballad and shares ideas for performance.

The workshop will be held in the form of a Zoom meeting. Login details and guidelines will be emailed to participants after booking.

This workshop is a Pay What You Can event, using the donation box on the payment page. Suggested donation is between £5-£15, but please only Pay What You Can.

See here for a related Tune workshop on Thu 18 June.


Findlay Napier
Livestream Gig


Thurs 28th May 2020, 8pm
Event link: Facebook

Join singer-songwriter Findlay Napier live from his living room on Thursday evening. To request a song sign up at Findlay’s Patreon page: www.patreon.com/findlaynapier


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Fri 29th May 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


Brian Ó hEadhra | Fiona Mackenzie & Family
Ó hEadhra Mackenzie House Cèilidh


Fri 29th May 2020, 7pm
Event link: Facebook

Join us for a house cèilidh live from Inverness where we will sing songs from the Scottish & Irish traditions as well as a few contemporary and country numbers. With Brian Ó hEadhra, Fiona Mackenzie, Órla Ní Eadhra and Róise Ní Eadhra.
Tha mòran fàilte romhaibh!
#covidceilidh


The BIT Collective Online Concerts
Lori Watson, Corrina Hewat & more


Fri 29th May 2020, 7pm – 8.30pm
Event link: YouTube or Facebook

The BIT Collective Presents: Lori Watson & Duncan Lyall; Corrina Hewat; Megan MacDonald & Katie Allen in concert from their houses to yours.
www.loriwatson.net | www.corrinahewat.com


Guid Crack Storytelling Session (Online Session)
Scottish Storytelling Centre


Fri 29th May 2020, 7.30pm – 10pm
Event link: Zoom

Where the Heart Is with Bob Mitchell
Bob leads a session of homeland stories, about places, people and things we hold dear.

Come and lift your lockdown spirits, and join us from the comfort of your own home for Edinburgh’s monthly Guid Crack.

Guid Crack takes the form of a ceilidh session, with an open-floor section for storytellers to tell their own tales, or bring a poem, song or music to share. If you would like to share on the night please send your host a message once you have arrived, with the name and style of your offering (max 10mins).

Please click on the link from 7.15pm on Friday 29 May. The event is limited to 100 people so please arrive early to ensure attendance. The stories will begin at 7.30pm.

We kindly ask for attendees who are able and willing to make a donation towards the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s work, using a PayPal link on our website, which you can use to contribute on the night or in advance. Thank you!


Claire’s Music Club
Sunday Sing-along


Sun 31st May 2020, 10.00am
Event link: Facebook

Free, online interactive music session with Claire Hastings aimed at 0-5 year olds and their carers.


Hands Up For Trad
Afternoon Show


Mon 1st June 2020, 2pm
Event link: Facebook


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Tues 2nd June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


Hands Up For Trad
Afternoon Show


Wed 3rd June 2020, 2pm
Event link: Facebook


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Thurs 4th June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Fri 5th June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


The BIT Collective Online Concerts
Gillian Fleetwood, Patsy Reid, Josie Duncan & more


Fri 5th June 2020, 7pm – 8.30pm
Event link: YouTube or Facebook

The BIT Collective Presents: Gillian Fleetwood and Cameron Maxwell; Patsy Reid; Josie Duncan and Hamish McLeod.


Iona Fyfe – Livestream Show


Sat 6th June, 8pm – 9.30pm
Event link: Facebook

Iona Fyfe will be streaming a live solo show premiering a setlist of new and old material. The stream will then be saved to Facebook for rewatching on demand, so you can still watch it, even if you’re busy when it is first broadcast.

A suggested ticket donation of £5.00 (or more if you want!) can be taken at: Bandcamp (link opens 5th June) or www.paypal.me/ionagracefyfe


Hands Up For Trad
Afternoon Show


Mon 8th June 2020, 2pm
Event link: Facebook


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Tues 9th June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


The BIT Collective Tutorial Tuesdays
Marketing with Eilidh Buchanan


Tues 9th June 2020, 5.30pm
Event link: YouTube or Facebook

Self-promotion for practitioners in the traditional arts.


Hands Up For Trad
Afternoon Show


Wed 10th June 2020, 2pm
Event link: Facebook


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Thurs 11th June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


Café Voices: Play It Safe
Scottish Storytelling Centre


Thurs 11th June 2020, 7pm – 9pm
Event link: Zoom

A night of playful stories to make the ears twitch and tingle. Join storyteller Daniel Serridge in an online ceilidh session to celebrate the joy of the spoken word and have a go at telling a story yourself (if the moment takes you!).

Cafe Voices takes the form of a ceilidh session, with an open-floor section for storytellers to tell their own tales, or bring a poem or song to share. If you would like to share on the night please send your host a message on Zoom once you have arrived, with the name and style of your offering (max 10mins).

Please click on the Zoom link from 6.45pm on Thursday 11 June. The event is limited to 100 people so please arrive early to ensure attendance. The stories will begin at 7pm.

We kindly ask for attendees who are able and willing to make a donation towards the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s work, using a PayPal link provided on our website, which you can use to contribute on the night or in advance. Thank you!


Hands Up For Trad Radio
Mr Thoumire’s Fine Tunes


Fri 12th June 2020, 3pm
Event link: Mixlr

Join Simon Thoumire for an hour of great Scottish music.


The Princess & The Frog
Scottish Storytelling Centre


Sat 13th June 2020, 10am – 10.40am
Event link: Book online at Scottish Storytelling Centre

Join Little Supernovas for a live online storytelling session, where children and families join in via the Zoom app for a magical story accompanied by music and props.

Join award-winning storytellers Brooke & Hannah from Little Supernovas & Onceupona for a charming retelling of the fairytale The Princess & The Frog. This Princess hates green and slimy things, but she is about to encounter something very slimy indeed. Will the Princess be able to help the Frog and free him from his spell?

‘magical, immersive, inventive and fun…prepare to be charmed’ (Broadway Baby)

Simply download the Zoom app, follow the link we provide via email after booking and enjoy the story from the comfort of your own home…

Booking only available online.

www.littlesupernovas.com


What Makes This Tune So Great?
Music Workshop
Scottish Storytelling Centre


Thurs 18th June 2020, 7pm – 8.30pm
Event link: Book online at Scottish Storytelling Centre

How is it some traditional tunes stand the test of time, while others don’t? Join Hamish Napier as he dissects some favourite tunes to find out what makes them stand out. Play along at home with the tunes, or simply enjoy Hamish’s entertaining take on tradition.

The workshop will be held in the form of a Zoom meeting. Login details and guidelines will be emailed to participants after booking.

This workshop is a Pay What You Can event, using the donation box on the payment page. Suggested donation is between £5-£15, but please only Pay What You Can.

See here for a related Ballad workshop on Thu 28 May.