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Fiddle Music from Trolls, Trows and the Haltadans

Fiddle Music from Trolls, Trows and the Haltadans

“The story goes that, a few hundred years ago, there was a man walking back, taking a shortcut through the hills, and he heard music. He hid down behind a peerie bruck. Dancing around were the Trows. In the middle was a fiddler and his wife. The fiddler was having to keep playing to keep the Trows dancing.”

A Tribute to Robbie Shepherd

A Tribute to Robbie Shepherd

For decades, Robbie was the familiar, friendly voice welcoming audiences to our concerts across Scotland and beyond. From his early days as compere succeeding the late Rev. James Currie, to the countless shows he hosted before passing the torch to his colleague Jim McColl, Robbie’s warm spirit and professionalism as MC made him an integral part of our orchestra.

Scots Fiddle Festival Celebrates 25 Plus 2

Scots Fiddle Festival Celebrates 25 Plus 2

The Scots Fiddle Festival is 25 plus 2 years old. The “delay” of 2 years was due to the effect of the pandemic. The important “birthday” for the festival was marked on Saturday, 19 November 2022 by a ceremony in the Café Bar at the Pleasance in Edinburgh featuring a...