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The TMF is a network of over 100 music organisations and individuals supporting Scotland’s vibrant traditional music community. We include clubs, festivals, community music projects, academic institutions, promoters, agents, publishers, tutors, performers and labels among our members; representing a broad sweep of diverse activity and thousands of musicians, enthusiasts, activists, participants and listeners across Scotland.
The Traditional Music Forum, supported by Creative Scotland, aims to be:
The Forum advocates the place for traditional music at the heart of Scottish life and works to promote the widest possible access to it. It is a key resource for information and advice on traditional music for Creative Scotland and other public bodies.
The Traditional Music Forum is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC042867)
The TMF is made up of around 90 member organisations and individuals. They represent the wide range of people taking part in traditional music across Scotland.
The TMF organises several networking and development events throughout the year, including an annual Trad Talk meeting. Members often suggest topics or areas for discussion and actively participate in these events.
Find out about more about joining the TMF and what the Forum does for its members.
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