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Episode 6

A Kist o Wurds, Series 31 Episode 6 of 12

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 February 2013

From making reeds and chanters for bagpipes, to the "Fastest Indian in the World"; and from a new Ulster-Scots Art project to tales of WW2.

  • A Kist o Wurds

    On this week's Kist, Gary Blair visits David Reid from Seven Towers Pipe Band to hear how he makes reeds and chanters for the pipes.

    Roy Ferguson brings us the story of Bert Monroe and the "Fastest Indian in the World".

    Kist hears about a new Ulster-Scots Art project in Kilkeel Primary School; and Gibson Young brings us some more tales from the Second World War.

    This week's A Kist o Wurds was produced by Blackthorn Productions for BBC Radio Ulster. The production team were Andy Mattison and Karl Walker. For any queries about the programme, please email kist@bbc.co.uk or telephone 028 9033 8435.

  • Gary Blair with David Reid of Seven Towers Pipe Band

    Gary Blair with David Reid of Seven Towers Pipe Band

  • Artist, D Craig

    Artist, D Craig

    D Craig will be helping with Kilkeel Primary School's Ulster-Scots Art Project.

  • Gibson Young

    Gibson Young

    Gibson examines a couple of his WWII artefacts.


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