Category Archives: Events

Flute Fling trad flute workshop in Edinburgh

I’ll be running Flute Fling, an afternoon workshop for traditional flutes and whistles as part of Ceilidh Culture on Saturday March 17th in Portobello. Flute Fling is an event for traditional flute and whistle players that will be taking place … Continue reading

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Flutes and whistles: Midwinter at Craigmillar Castle

Midwinter at Craigmillar Castle, a recording of whistles and flutes playing traditional music in Craigmillar Castle in Edinburgh has just been made available. Just before Christmas students from Fun Flute and SMG whistle came together to play some tunes in … Continue reading

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Forthcoming events and new term dates

Highlights in December include the Scots Music Group Stramash on Wednesday 7th December, the Fun Fiddle Stramash on Thursday 8th December and the Fun Flute Festive Fling on Sunday 11th December. I’m also playing with Cauldstane Slap at a free … Continue reading

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Joy of Sound Workshop in Edinburgh

This Friday I’ll be running a creative music workshop as part of a collaborative event in Edinburgh organised by Edinburgh volunteer Will Golding and Joy of Sound, an inclusive particpatory music-making charity based in London. All people are welcome. Celebrating … Continue reading

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The Border Gaitherin’

In case you haven’t decided what to do this weekend yet and you’re within striking distance of the Scottish Border, there is always The Border Gaitherin’ at Coldstream. Sessions, concerts and workshops – including whistle from myself (Sunday) and flute … Continue reading

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Coldstream Border Gaitherin 2011

I can confirm that I will be running two workshops and performing at this year’s Border Gaitherin’ Festival in Coldstream. One workshop will be on traditional whistle, the other on traditional flute. There is also an end of festival performance … Continue reading

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Portobello Fun Fiddle and Flute Carnival

As part of Edinburgh’s Ceilidh Culture festival, Portobello’s Fun Fiddle and Fun Flute groups will be coming together with percussionist Conrad Molleson for the Portobello Fun Fiddle Carnival on Saturday 2nd April. Following on from the success of previous Fun … Continue reading

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Jamie Telfer Border Ballad Project

I am pleased to say that I am now working with artist/ historian/ educator Jane Gaze on a project with Primary 7 children and their teachers in Hawick in the Scottish Borders. The cross-curricular project is a dramatisation of the … Continue reading

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