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Skipinnish Celebrate 20 Years in 2019

Skipinnish Celebrate 20 Years in 2019

SKIPINNISH 20TH ANNIVERSARY Celebrations will commence on Saturday the 25th of May 2019 with a gig at The Usher Hall. Tickets available from the Thursday the 1st of November.

Upcoming Tour dates:

Saturday 20th Oct 2018, Dunfermline, Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline
Friday 26th Oct 2018, Pitlochry, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Saturday 27th Oct 2018, Pitlochry, , Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Saturday 1st Dec 2018, Strathpeffer, Strathpeffer Pavillion
Friday 14th Dec 2018, Elgin, Elgin Town Hall, Age Policy
Saturday 15th Dec 2018, Perth, Perth Concert Hall
Friday 21st Dec 2018, Campbeltown, Victoria Hall, Campbeltown
Friday 28th Dec 2018, Galashiels, Volunteer Hall, Galashiels
Saturday 29th Dec 2018, Dumfries
Sunday 30th Dec 2018, Killin, McLaren Hall, Killin



Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

It's the 30th anniversary of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival , with 66 events in Edinburgh and 27 around Scotland, including strong collaborations with local and international organisations and a Scotland-wide Storytelling Campaign that encourages communities and individuals to engage with storytelling.

A warm, friendly, invigorating experience, perfect for autumn evenings.


Far, Far From Ypres - The Stage Show

Far, Far From Ypres - The Stage Show
Far, Far From Ypres - Scottish Tour 2018

A Scotsman's journey to The Western Front in WW1

Songs of the time: recruitment, training, marching, trench, home, women's, music hall, plus contemporary and poetry.

The Far, Far From Ypres stage show, produced by Ian McCalman and with a huge cast of performers, will tour Scotland in 2018.

The concert is narrated by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Iain Anderson and has attracted some of the leading lights in the folk scene. Those joining the Scotland 2018 tour will include Barbara Dickson, Siobhan Miller, Mairi MacInnes, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Iain Anderson, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg, Ian Bruce, Sangsters and other well-known faces in the Scottish folk scene. Peter Heywood operates the overhead slide projection.

Of the 700,000 Scots who joined the forces, more than 100,000 died. Nearly every village, city and town in Scotland has some form of memorial displaying the names of their war dead.

WW100 Scotland aims to inform people about Scotland's unique contribution to World War One and help them discover the effects of the war on their local communities and its lasting impact on life in Scotland today.

WW100 is proud to launch the centenary commemorative tour of this acclaimed multimedia production Far, Far From Ypres, with our partners Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland. World War One music and songs from a Scottish perspective.

Sunday 14th October - Albert Halls, Stirling
Sunday 21th October - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
Sunday 28th October - Theatre Royal, Dumfries
Sunday 11th November - Usher Hall, Edinburgh
New Music Commission: An Treas Suaile (The Third Wave)

New Music Commission: An Treas Suaile (The Third Wave)

14-18 NOW is a five-year programme of extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War. Working with partners all across the UK, we commission new artworks from leading contemporary artists, musicians, designers and performers, inspired by the period 1914-18.

Their 2018 season of extraordinary arts events focusing on WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. This programme of events features brand new artworks by some of the world's leading contemporary artists which will be presented during the lead up to Armistice Day 2018.

As part of this significant programme of events 14-18 NOW have co-commissioned, with An Lanntair Arts Centre, Duncan Chisholm and Julie Fowlis to deliver a production marking the centenary of the sinking of HMY Iolaire.

This new work will consider this maritime disaster, the resulting tragedy of the significant loss of life to the Hebridean Islands of Lewis and Harris, as well as reflecting on the actions of John Finlay MacLeod whose selfless acts helped save dozens of lives.

This commission will premiere at An Lanntair, Stornoway on the 9/10 November 2018.

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