Pages in this section

Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland

You are here

News Archive

Conference on the Future of Folk Music in Higher Education

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is delighted to have joined forces with Celtic Connections and Glasgow UNESCO City of Music to host the

Read More

Vacancy at Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust

The Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust is looking for a first class organiser with proven project management, planning and administration skills, who is preferably knowledgeable about the Great Highland Bagpipe, to run a new project. Hours will be variable, averaging around 20-30 per month.

Read More
Soundhouse Org Traverse Theatre session_Credit Douglas Robertson

Event Proposals Open for TradFest 2018

TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann is a vibrant celebration of folk arts in Edinburgh, now in its 5th year, celebrating music, song, storytelling, dance, folk drama, arts and crafts, literature, architecture, language and film in Scotland’s capital.

Read More

Storytelling Centre Showcases St Andrew's Story in Cultural Diversity Celebration this Winter

Beginning with St Andrew’s Day and running through to Burns Night, the Scottish Storytelling Centre in association with Scotland’s Winter Festivals entertains across the colder months by showcasing how Scotland’s traditions can bring people together, home and awa

Read More

Interactive Map of Greig Duncan Collection

In the decade before the outbreak of the First World War, Gavin Greig, schoolmaster at Whitehill, New Deer, and the Reverend James Bruce Duncan of the United Free Church at Lynturk, near Alford, collected over 1900 folk songs and ballads from the North East of Sc

Read More