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Jamming & Raffling: Trad Music Census Highlights Lifeblood of Trad Music is People, not Grant Funding

Tens of thousands of people in Scotland, the equivalent of thirty secondary schools, are learning traditional music in Scotland. Those are the findings of a report, compiled by the Traditional Music Forum. The report also finds that community organisations deliver great value for money.

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InterPlay Workshop with Mairi Campbell

A creative practice for these times

7 – 9 April 2017 | Edinburgh

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Exploring the Renaissance of Pilgrimage in Scotland

I perch to rest, and from this misty cnoc the whole world goes drifting by” – Alastair McIntosh,  Poacher’s Pilgrimage: An Island Journey  

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SMIA Skills Gap Survey

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) is currently undertaking a research project to identify skills gaps and training needs of practitioners working in Scotland’s music industry in 2017.

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Tributes paid to TMF trustee Eberhard 'Paddy' Bort

We are saddened to report the recent death of TMF Board member, and chair of our member, Edinburgh Folk Club, Eberhard 'Paddy' Bort. Just over a week ago Paddy attended the TMF quarterly board meeting, making his usual considered and valuable contribution.

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