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Sam Brennan | 15:30 UK time, Friday, 1 April 2011

FRIDAY 1st APRIL

Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
Peterhead - Longhaven Hall - Gavin Piper - *Tickets £6*

Lonmay - Ben-Car Hotel - Wayne Robertson and Steven Carcary - *Tickets £7*

Lauriston - Lauriston Hall - Ken Gourlay & Willie Fraser Ceilidh Band - 8pm - *Tickets £10/£8/£6*

Concert

Findhorn - Universal Hall - Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Strontian - The Sunart Centre - Blazin' Fiddles

Glasgow - Royal Concert Hall - The Glasgow Phoenix Choir - 7:30pm - *Tickets £15/£12/£10/£8/£5*

Scottish Country Dances

Alva - Cochrane Hall - Jim Lindsay - Annual Branch Dance - 7:15pm - *Tickets £15*

Helensburgh - Hermitage Academy - George Meikle - Weekend Ball - 7:30pm - *Tickets £23*

Newburgh - Tayside Institute - Jim Berry - Annual Dance - 7:30pm - *Tickets £6*

Dufftown Scottish Country Dance Club - Dufftown - Dance - James Coutts and his Band

SATURDAY 2nd APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Uist & Benbecula - Benbecula - Church Of Scotland Hall - 8pm

Ceilidh & Old Time Dances

Fife - Largo Ward Village Hall - Gary Sutherland - 8-11pm - *Tickets £5*

Sorn - Village Hall - Willie McFarlane - Old Time Dances - 7:30-11:30pm - *Tickets £5*

Penicuik - St Mungo's Church Hall - Keith Robertson Duo - Old Time - 7:30-11:30pm - *Tickets £5*

Dufftown - Memorial Hall - Ian Cruickshank - Old Time Dances - 7:30-11:30pm

Class

Dundee, Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library - Fiddle with Karen Hannah - improvers' class - 11am

Dundee, Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library - Whistle with Helen Forbes - 12:30pm

CEILIDH CULTURE - Edinburgh - The Pleasance - 1pm-3pm - Anders Asberg with the basics of the Halling Male Dance / 3:30pm-5:30pm - Danish Couple and Male Dancers - Dancing The Danes - *Tickets £8/£6*

Concert

Glasgow - Whitecraigs Tennis Club - Hot Jazz with Alastair McDonald - 7:30pm

Washington - Davey Lamp Folk Club - Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Edinburgh - Queens Hall - Blazin' Fiddles

Kirkcaldy - Adam Smith Theatre - Rodgers & Hammerstein Tour

Edinburgh - Voodoo Rooms - Nick Keir & The Ideal Band - Ceilidh Culture Festival

Scottish Country Dances

Bridge Of Allan - Keir St Hall - Alan Ross - Castle Club Dance - 7:30pm - *Tickets £6.50*

Helensburgh - Hermitage Academy - D Cunningham - Weekend Dance - 7:30pm - *Tickets £15*

Edinburgh - Academy Jnr School - Lindsay Weir - Trinity Club - 7:30pm - *Tickets £8/£6*

Penrith - Ullswater College - Marian Anderson - Penrith Club Supper Dance - *Tickets £10*

Broxburn - RSCDS West Lothian Branch - Family Dance


SUNDAY 3rd APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Arbroath - Artisan Golf Club - Graeme McKay - 7pm - *Musicians and Listeners welcome*

Gretna - Athletic & Social Club - Sandy Brechin Trio - 7:15pm

Lauder - Ian MacKenzie

Ceilidh & Social Dance

Fife - Old Parish Church Hall - Kirk Wynd - Ceilidh, Old Time & Social Dance Club - 2-5pm - *Tickets £3*

East Kilbride - Girl Guide Hall - Ceilidh, Old Time & Social Dance Club - 7:30-10pm - *Tickets £2*

Concert

Edinburgh - The Royal Oak - Wee Folk Club - Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Aberdeen - Music Hall - Blazin' Fiddles

DAY OF DANCE - Glasgow - Glasgow University Union - University Avenue - James MacDonald Reid & Friends - 7pm - *Tickets £7/£5 per session / Tickets £20/£15 Day Ticket* - Ceilidh & Dance Performance - 7pm (included in Day Ticket) - *Ticket £8/£6*


MONDAY 4th APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Thurso - Pentland Hotel - Alistair Salter & Ian Phow - 7:30pm

Class

St Andrews, SCD Club - live music from Dierdre Adamson on Accordion (learners welcome) - 7:30pm

Concert

Inverness - Bogbain Adventure and Hermitage Farm - Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhealtachd S6 - 7:30pm

Highland Night

Pitlochry, Recreational Grounds (Town Hall if wet) - Highland Nights

Ceilidh & Social Dance

Dumbarton - St Patrick's Hall - Strathleven Place - Ceilidh & Social Dance Club - 7:30-10pm

Thurso - Thurso Accordion & Fiddle Club - Pentland Hotel - Alistair Salter and Ian Phow - 7:30pm

TUESDAY 5th APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Campsie - Lennoxtown - Glazert Country House Hotel - Hector MacFadyen SDB - 7:30pm

Fort William - Inverlochy - Railway Club - Graeme Mitchell

Islesteps - Locharbriggs Social Club - Kenny Thomson SDB

North East - Keith - Royal British Legion Hall - Steven Carcary

Class

Dundee, Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library - Scots Song - suitable for beginners - 2pm

Ceilidh & Social Dance

Westerton Summer Dancing - Bearsden, Westerton Village Hall, Maxwell Avenue, Westerton - Musicians John Renton and Rickie Francie - 7:30-10:30pm

Humbie - Village Hall - Ceilidh, Old Time Club & Social Dance Club - 7:30-10pm - *Tickets £3*

Concert

Cramlington Folk Club - Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Orkney - Kirkwall - The Reel - Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhealtachd S6 - 7:30pm

Folk Club

Leith Folk Club - Kirsty Law and Ryan Young Double Bill - *Tickets £6*


WEDNESDAY 6th APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Alnwick - Shilbottle - The Farriers Arms - AGM Local Players

Dingwall - National Hotel - Gillian Stevenson Trio

Glenfarg - Village Hall - Donnie MacGregor - 8pm

Montrose - Park Hotel - Neil Hardie Band - 7:30pm

Stonehouse - Violet Social Club - Alistair MacLeod Band - 7:15pm

Ceilidh & Social Dance

Carnoustie Scottish Country Dance Club - Carnoustie, Beach Hall, Links Parade - Various Bands - 8-11pm

Newtongrange - Dean Tavern - Live Music - Ceilidh & Old Time Club - 7:30-10pm - *Tickets £3*

Glasgow - St Andrews In The Square - Live Music - Ceilidh & Old Time Club - 8-9:30pm - *Tickets £5*

Class

Midlem - Village Hall - Live Music - Old Time Class (GB Scott) - 8-10pm - *Tickets £2*

Fife - Kenoway Community School - Accordion Class - George Lawrie - 7-9pm - *Tickets £5.60/half price first lesson*

Concert

Bath - Chapel Arts Centre - Larkin Poe - 7:30pm - *Tickets £10/£12*

Wick - The Norseman Hotel - Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhealtachd S6 with support from the Wick Accordion & Fiddle Club Jnr Members - 7:30pm


THURSDAY 7th APRIL

Accordion & Fiddle Club

Cuminestown - Commercial Hotel - The Sandy Lindsay Trio - 7:30pm

Crieff - Crieff Hotel - Andrew Knight

Galashiels - Clovenfords Hotel - Iain Anderson - 7:30pm

Isle Of Skye - Portree - The Royal Hotel - Glencraig SDB

Lewis & Harris - Stornoway Sea Angling Club - Nicky McMichan Trio - 8pm

Oban - Argyllshire Gathering - Jennifer Forrest SDB - 7:30pm

Rothbury - Queen's Head Hotel - The Occasionals - 7:30pm

Turriff - Cuminestown - Commercial Hotel - Sandy Lindsay Trio

Class

Penicuick - Town Hall - Ceilidh Class - 8-9:30pm - *Tickets £2.90/£1.50*

Inverness - Millburn Academy - Fiddle Workshops with Clare Telford and Wayne Robertson - *Contact the Inverness Town House for more details*

Concert

Denholm Folk Club - Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Glasgow - The Ferry - Larkin Poe - 8pm - *Tickets £12*

Kilmarnock - Palace Theatre - Rodgers & Hammerstein Tour

Scottish Country Dancing

RSCDS - Alva, Summer Dance, Cochrane Hall, West Stirling Street - various musicians - 7:30-10:30pm

1st - 3rd APRIL - 33rd WEEKEND SCHOOLRSCDS Helensburgh & District Branch - with Jean Martin and Jennifer Wilson

2nd - 3rd APRIL - FEIS - CROMARTY15-25 year olds are invited to workshops this weekend to play fiddle, guitar, sing and compose Celtic songs and learn song writing. Gordon Gunn, Marc Clement and Maggie MacDonald will all leading the workshops with a concert on Saturday 2nd at the Old Brewery in Cromarty from 7:30pm with Feis Rois.

1st - 2nd APRIL - SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING - INVERMORISTONScottish Country Dancing Weekend in the Village Hall, Invermoriston, Inverness-shire, with Andy Kain's Scottish Dance Band from 8pm-midnight (1st April) and 7:30pm-midnight (2nd April) - Tickets are from £3.50/£7

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