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Midsummer magic at Isle of Gigha Music Festival

Come to Gigha says Jane from the Festival Committee "Our wee festival is probably the smallest and most intimate traditional music festival in Scotland, as the island Village Hall where we hold our headline events has a capacity of about 150.

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Mary and Marion Kenny

Sisters Showcase Art of the Storyteller

On the 1st of July, storytelling sisters Mary and Marion Kenny come together to present the latest in the Art of the Storyteller workshop and performance series. Read on to learn more about their backgrounds and storytelling inspirations...

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Dunsapie Loch and Arthur's Seat by Lisa Jarvis

The Stories in our Ancestors Steps

The feet of our ancestors tell more than just where they tread...

Scotland’s culture has evolved over millennia, and at its heart is a close relationship with our natural environment which is showcased at seasonal festivals, such as Samhuinn in winter and Beltane in summer.

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Glasgow Folk-music Workshop

Glasgow Fiddle Workshop Renamed Glasgow Folk Music Workshop

To finally take account of the range and variety of instruments they now offer, after 25 years as Glasgow Fiddle Workshop, the team have changed its name to Glasgow Folk-music Workshop, retaining their ‘GFW’ acronym.

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Gaelic Events at St Giles

Gaelic Events for English Speakers at St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' Cathedral are running a series of English-language lectures exploring the history, culture and heritage of the Gaelic language from experts across a range of topics, from early literature to modern poetry and contemporary music, as well as a look at Scotland’s rich storytelling traditio

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