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Take the Floor Events Guide w/c 15th April. 2011

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Sam Brennan | 11:45 UK time, Friday, 15 April 2011

Take a rare look at our Strip the Willow footage filmed at the Take the Floor outside broadcast on the 21 March 2011 from the Salutation Hotel, Perth.

Read on to find out about dances and folk events happening in your area with our weekly events guide.


FRIDAY 15th APRIL
Concert
Edinburgh - Visge Beatha - Allie Robertson's Traditional Spirits - 8pm

Glasgow - East Kilbride Village Theatre - Rodgers & Hammerstein Tour - 7:30pm

Portsoy - Folk At The Salmon Bothy - Folk At The Salmon Bothy - 7pm - *Tickets £7*

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
Striling - Albert Halls - Nicol McLaren - 7:30pm - *Tickets £15*

Hamilton - Eddlewood Hall - Gordon Shand - Branch Dance - 7:30pm - *Ticket £7*

Lochwinnoch - McKillop Institute - Lothian Band - 7:30pm - *Tickets £8*

SATURDAY 16th APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Uist & Benbecula - Benbecula - Church Of Scotland - 8pm

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

Troon - Teachers Association Scotland - Workshop

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

Fiddlers Rally
Inverurie - Town Hall - Garrioch Fiddlers - Guests Iain Anderson, Siobhan Miller and Jenna Leslie - Rehearsal 1:45pm and Concert 7pm

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
Fife - Largo Ward Village Hall - John White - 8-11pm - *Tickets £5*

East Kilbride Highlanders - East Kilbride - Calderwood Hall - Spring Fling Ceilidh - Johnny Duncan Band - *Tickets £6*

Tranent - Tranmare Hotel - Dod Hutchison - 8-11pm - *Tickets £2.50*

Glasgow - Partick Burgh Hall - Fraser McGlynn - 8-11:30pm - *Tickets £7*

Edinburgh - Academy Jnr School - Alan Ross - 7:30pm - *Tickets £8/£6*

SUNDAY 17th APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Annan St Andrew - Standalane - St Andrew's Social Club - Sandy Brechin SDB

Balloch - St Kessog's Hall - Sileas Sinclair Trio - 7:30pm

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
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*

Montrose - Park Hotel - 2pm-5pm - *Band TBC*

MONDAY 18th APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Beith - Boghead - Beith Bowling Club - Roy Hendrie

Duns - Royal British Legion - TBC - 7:30pm

Highland - Inverness - Waterside Hotel - Gary Sutherland Band - 7:30pm

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

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
Pitlochry, Recreational Grounds (Town Hall if wet) - Highland Nights

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

TUESDAY 19th APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Castle Douglas - Urr Valley Hotel - Karen Ferguson Trio - 7:30pm

Ellon - Station Hotel - The Pentlands Ceilidh Band

Livingston - Whitburn - Hilcroft Hotel - Addie Harper Jnr

Mauchline - Mauchline & District KFC Supporters Club - Club Night

Perth - Salutation Hotel - Susan MacFadyen & Her Band - 8pm

Wick - MacKay's Hotel - Highland Club Exchange Visit

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

Concert
Leith Folk Club - Edinburgh - The Village - Maeve Gilchrist - 7:30pm - *Tickets £8*

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
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*

WEDNESDAY 20th APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Dunblane - Victoria Hall - Lindsay Weir SDB - 7:15pm

Haddington - Railway Hotel - Colin Brown

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*

Folk Club
Edinburgh - Edinburgh Folk Club - Pleasance Cabaret Bar - The Shee - *Tickets £10/£8/£6*

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
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*

Ellon - Station Hotel - Dennis Morrison - 8pm-11pm - *Tickets £2.50*

THURSDAY 21st APRIL
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Coalburn - Coalburn Miners Welfare - Steven Carcary Trio

Glendale - Wooler - Glendale Hall - AGM & Johnny Duncan Duo

Tynedale - Hexham Ex-Service Club - Andrew Gibb Trio

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

Concert
Glasgow - Old Fruit Market - Skerryvore - *Tickets £15*

Scottish Country Dance / Ceilidh & Old Time Dances
RSCDS - Alva, Summer Dance, Cochrane Hall, West Stirling Street - various musicians - 7:30-10:30pm

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