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One Dance UK Awards 2018

2018 sees the exciting launch of the first One Dance UK Awards. Unlike any other awards, the One Dance UK awards is focused uniquely on dance and has been developed to recognise the outstanding contributions of people working in the dance sector. This annual event is an opportunity for people in the dance sector to … Continued

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Project Coordinator Opportunity: Off the Record

Work Placement Opportunity for Paid Project Coordinator with Off The Record for an 18-26 Year Old Seeking to Develop Career in Events Management or in The Music Industry Original Post To celebrate the ‘Year of Young People,’ Born To Be Wide CIC is offering a nine month paid Project Coordinator position to oversee the delivery of two Off The Record days in Autumn/Winter … Continued

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EARLY CAREER RESIDENCY PROGRAMME, 10th – 30th September 2018

EARLY CAREER RESIDENCY PROGRAMME, 10th – 30th September 2018  Do you wish you had the time and support to focus exclusively upon your own work, for research, experimentation, and development of new work? The Early Career Residency Programme from CovePark could be for you! In September 2018, and with continued support from The Fenton Arts … Continued

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15 Things I Learned at TradFest

Our Festival Intern and Photographer Adriana-Ioana Cosma, summarized her 2018 TradFest experience for us, sharing some of her favourite moments and cultural insights!   1. I learned that there isn’t only one type of bagpipes, and that they can be far more interesting than the ones I hear so often on Princes Street, while seeing Brighde … Continued

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Young People To Grow Their Own Music Sessions Across Scotland

Young people to grow their own music sessions across Scotland Young musicians will have the opportunity to grow a programme of traditional music sessions in their local area. The Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) is looking for groups of three individuals (aged 18-26) who can organise, promote and lead sessions between August-December … Continued

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Social Enterprise: Social in the Gardens 2018

Edinburgh Social Enterprise are running Scotland’s only festival of Social Enterprise and are looking for performers to come and play! Social enterprises are businesses which are set up to change the world. Like commercial businesses they aim to make a profit but it’s what they do with their profit that sets them apart – it’s … Continued

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Kin: Fortune, Feuds & The Family Tree – The Devil Meets Our Loved Ones

Sat 5 May | 7.30pm (2hrs) | Scottish Storytelling Centre Families – we can’t live with them, can’t live without them! In the spirit of this year’s TradFest theme of ‘Passing it on’, what storytelling topic could be more fitting than ‘family’ and ‘heritage’? We all know anecdotes of peculiar family gatherings, enlightening moments of … Continued

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May Day Celebrations at TradFest

Beltane or May Day, one of Scotland’s two most important seasonal turning-points, marks the traditional move to outdoor life, before the reverse move back inside happens at Samhainn or Hallowe’en. Opening the May Day celebrations is Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill (Mon 30 Apr), followed by another exciting week of trad art festivities, including the … Continued

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Where I Stand: A New Conversation – Discussion, Q&A and Networking Event @ Scottish Storytelling Centre, 3rd May 2018

Collaborate and Listen: free discussion, Q&A and networking event at The Scottish Storytelling Centre What: A chance to hear about the collaborative storytelling residency and performance Where I Stand: A New Conversation before it’s Edinburgh debut within TradFest. (Followed by an open forum, Q&A and networking opportunity) Where I Stand: A New Conversation is a performance … Continued

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Make Music Day UK – 21st June 2018

Check out this video for a summary of Make Music Day 2017:   ABOUT MAKE MUSIC DAY Make Music Day is a free celebration of music, taking place on the longest day of the year – 21 June. It takes place across the UK and in over 120 countries worldwide. Make Music Day is: Performed by anyone, … Continued

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