Sessions

Sessions in Scottish Borders Area

Contact venue or organisers before attending as things do change sometimes!

Mondays– 9 pm The Canon

Jedburgh

Roxburghshire

TD86BH

01835 863243 (pub)
Wednesdays –

9 pm

Kingsknowes Hotel

Galashiels TD13HY

01896 758375 (hotel)
Thursdays-

8.45 pm (fortnightly)

Neidpath Inn

Peebles EH458JF

Kennethsimpson123@hotmail.co.uk

01721 721697

Thursdays-

8.30 pm (fortnightly)

Auld Cross Keys

Denholm TD98NU

01450 870305 (hotel)

Kennyspeirs53@hotmail.com (organiser)

Fridays – 8 pm Cross Keys & Cobbles (see website).

Kelso

www.kelsofolk.co.uk
Friday – (last of the month)

8.30 pm

Town Arms

Selkirk TD74BT

Brianlesley1@aol.com

07704125230

Sunday – 3rd of the month

3.00 pm

Gordon Arms

Yarrow Valley

TD75LE

01750 82261

 

Sessions in Scotland – see www.fiddleclass.com

Facebook group for Shetland sessions
Inverness:
Hootanany’s – Wednesdays from 9pm. Pub Facebook page
Clachnaharry Inn – Thursday evenings

Kingussie:
Tipsy Laird,High Street – Thursdays from 8.30 pm

Aberdeen:
Facebook group for Aberdeen sessions
Aberdeen trad sessions website
The Blue Lamp – Monday evenings
Cove Bay Hotel – Wednesdays, 9pm-11pm
Blackfriars -Thursdays, 8pm till 1am

Banchory:
The Stag, Banchory – 2-6pm one Sunday a month

Brechin:
The Caledonian – Friday evenings once a month (? last Friday of the month?)

Kirriemuir:
Three Bellies Brae – Tuesday evenings.

Dunkeld:
Perthshire Tunes Facebook page
Facebook group for Dunkeld sessions

Edinburgh:
Facebook group for Edinburgh sessions
Powderhall Arms, Canonmills – Tuesdays from 8pm
Sandy Bells every evening. Also Sunday afternoons from 4pm
Canon’s Gait, High St – Wednesday evenings
The Diggers – 1st Tuesday in the month from 7.30pm
The Diggers – Wednesday evenings from 9pm
Ensign Ewart, Lawnmarket -Sunday evenings
The Antiquary, St Stephen St, Stockbridge – Thursday evenings
Captains Bar – every night of the week
The Golden Rule –
The Black Cat, Rose Street –
Leslie’s Bar, Causewayside – Wednesday evenings

Informal folk music session in Edinburgh
Photo ©Ros Gasson

Kirkliston:
Kirkliston Arms – Monday evenings

Glasgow:
Islay Inn, Argyle Street – Mondays 9pm – midnight
Ivory Hotel, Camphill Avenue, Friday 9.00 -12.00 pm
The Dram, Woodlands, – Sunday evenings
Ben Nevis
Babbity Bowsters
Waxy’s

Paisley:
Facebook page
Bull Inn, New Street – Monday evenings.

Lochwinnoch:
The Brown Bull and The Corner Bar – Sunday evenings from 8.30pm (runs in alternate venues, every fortnight).
Facebook page

Largs:
The Waterside Pub – once a month on a Sunday 2.30pm – 5pm
Facebook group

Scottish Folk Music website – link to section on folk clubs and sessions around Scotland. Click on the tab for folk music sessions to see where they’re held

Page last updated; October 2016

Regular fiddle classes in Scotland

Central Scotland

Adults learning to p;ay the fiddle

Photo ©Ros Gasson

Portobello Fun Fiddle (Edinburgh)
Scots Music Group (Edinburgh)
GFW (Glasgow)
Falkirk Fiddle Workshops
String Circle fiddle workshops (Portobello, Edinburgh)
Lamp House Music (Haddington)
Blackford Fiddle Group

South Scotland

Riddell Fiddles (Selkirk)
Merlin Academy of Traditional Music (Melrose)

West Scotland

Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshops

North Scotland

Traditional Music Classes (Inverness)
Wrigley and the Reel (Orkney)

East Scotland

Scottish Culture and Traditions (Aberdeen)