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Six questions with... Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son

Famously referred to as “Mississippi Sheiks meet Doctor Seuss as curated by HG Wells”, Canada-based Sheesham and Lotus & ‘Son have created a sonic and visual presentation of old time high stepping music which is completely unique.

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Six questions with... Dowally

Dowally are Dan Abrahams (guitar), Phil Alexander (accordion and piano) and Rachel Walker (fiddle, whistle and vocals), plus regular collaborator, cello player Graham Coe (The Jellyman’s Daughter).

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Six questions with... Tannara & The Lowground

Formed in 2014, Tannara are Owen Sinclair (guitar/vocals), Becca Skeoch (clarsach), Cameron Ross (fiddle/vocals) and Joseph Peach (accordion).

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Mairi Campbell's Pulse

TradFest Set to Showcase Scotland's Traditional Arts

Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, when the third annual showcase of Traditional Arts and Culture takes place in Scotland’s capital from Wednesday 27 April to Sunday 8 May 2016

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Storytelling Festival continues growth in 2015

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival enjoyed another fantastic edition in 2015, with early figures once again showing growth in participation: 26,000 people joined in the country’s largest celebration of spoken word, devouring tales in theatres, gardens, zoos, canal b

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