Ceilidh bands, music sessions, tours, performances, youth groups – in the Scottish Borders. Welcome!

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Bannerfield Buskers @ Philiphaugh Community Centre
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Don’t forget to bring your fiddle/guitar!

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Cranston Fiddle – a poignant world war one centenary event @ Allanton Village Hall
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nov
19
Mon
2018
Back Row Band Practice @ Sheila's House
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
20
Tue
2018
Riddell Fiddles Session – Easy/Intermediate Tunes @ Our Lady & St Joseph's Catholic Church Hall
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

6 days ago

Riddell Fiddles

'The Cranston Fiddle' returns to the Townhouse, Haddington to present the story of the Cranston family and their sad loss during the so-called 'Great War'. With narrator, slides, new compositions and a multi age cast from community group 'Riddell Fiddles' this show captures the terrible loss of this ordinary Scottish family as played by the surviving family fiddle. ... See MoreSee Less

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The new tune (Liz Carroll’s ‘Island of Woods‘ taught by Louise on 23.10.18 is here with mp3 .♦Playlist
My Cape Breton Home
Bonnie Lass of Fyvie set  (mp3)
Rowan Tree set with harmony
Bolloles Schottis (mp3)
Mothers of St Ann’s (mp3)
Catfish/Hoy tunes (mp3)
Tommy Hughes – Slow Air
Strathspeys – S’an Ile
McKechnie’s Farewell
Da Boannie Polka set 
Montgomery Bell Waltz (mp3)

Tunes from Louise’s class may include Auld Graden Kirn set.

♦See teaching page for current sets and tunes which are also in ‘Music & Resources‘ database.

Junior and not so junior ceilidh bands meet regularly (see ‘Events’)

Bannerfield Buskers, based on Bannerfield Housing Estate meet every Friday with free instrument and tuition for primary age pupils. New stars wanted!

Check out www.fiddleclass.com – lots of links for the musically, fiddelologically inclined!