Fun Folk App – Fèis Rois

Original post here Fun Folk App Through fun interactive activities, animations and films, we help you to introduce children aged five and under to Scottish traditional music, song, stories and ceilidh dancing. The app includes material in both Gaelic and Scots language. Fun Folk is designed so that you can explore the different nursery areas … Continued

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Hands Up for Trad Community Music Awards 2018 – Vote Now!

Hands Up for Trad announce the nominees in the Scottish Community Music Awards. The nominations celebrate music teachers, projects, young musicians, organisations and composers who make a musical difference to your community. Please click on the links to read about the nominees below and spread the word about these amazing people and projects. Our communitees would … Continued

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plan B & Fèis Rois Music and Dance Summer Special

plan B and Fèis Rois are very excited to be running a weeks long summer special together from 16th-20th July for ages 12+. Participating dancers and musicians (intermediate+) will come together to create an exciting new work, which will be showcased at a Year of Young People event at Culloden Battlefield on Saturday 18 August. Spaces are very … Continued

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The Junior Conservatoire Is Coming To Fraserburgh

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is bringing two of its renowned Junior Conservatoire music and drama courses to Fraserburgh, with the launch of its Acting and Traditional Music programmes this September. These courses are for talented and committed young people who aspire to develop their skills and potentially work towards full-time study and a career … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019 – Open For Entries Now!

Could you be the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019? This is now the premier award for young traditional musicians in Scotland and many of our past winners have gone on to have success in the world of traditional music. The final of this annual event takes place during the Celtic Connections Festival in … Continued

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Summer Mandolin Mini-Sessions 2018 with Laura-Beth Salter

Original post here. After a few of my students requested this, I am going to run a series of led kitchen sessions aimed at people who are looking to improve their confidence playing in a group setting. The sessions will take place in my kitchen and be for around 6 people at a time. Each … Continued

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Facilitating Music Tourism for the Creative Economy – Research Project by Newcastle University

Original post here. About the Project Music tourism is an increasingly important part of Scotland’s creative economy. Each year, more people travel to and within Scotland for gigs and festivals, while others make musical experiences an important addition to their trip. The impact of this extends far beyond the music industry, and businesses across a … Continued

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Tasgadh – Small Grants for Traditional Arts

Tasgadh is a fund devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and open to organisations and individuals. Tasgadh is designed to provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase work. The fund can also support professional development and learning projects. The closing dates for applications in 2018/19 are: … Continued

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Hit The Road Tours – FREE expert training for ages 14-19

Hit The Road is looking for young performers across Scotland. If you’re between the ages of 14 and 19, living in Scotland and want to take your music out into the real world, we can help. Acts of all genres will be taken through a process of training and rehearsing before it’s time to Hit The … Continued

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Forest Quarterly Grant – £200 for any worthwhile creative project

Orginial post here. Forest Quarterly Grant £200 grant for any worthwhile creative project. We don’t want to impose limits and rules on people’s creative process and encourage artists to try out new things and experiment. We want to help more and new exciting creative and artistic projects to sprout. This is why we are starting … Continued

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