Niel Gow

Annual Scottish fiddle festival

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The 15th Niel Gow festival will be held in the beautiful and historic Perthshire village of Dunkeld & Birnam, home of Niel Gow.

16th to 18th March, 2018 - put these dates in your diary now!

 

 

 

 

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 Details for the the 10th Niel Gow Scottish Fiddle Festival

 to be held in Dunkeld, Scotland from 22nd to 24th March 2013.

DATE

TIME / EVENT

VENUE

PERFORMERS

 

Fri. 22nd March

 

 

 

From 3pm:

Session

 

The Taybank

 

Suzanne’s Session

All welcome!

 

8-10pm

Solo Concert

 

 

The Royal Hotel

Iain Fraser

Lesley Thomson

Alastair Savage

Stewart Hardy

 

Sat.  23d March

 

 

 

 

 

 

11am –12noon

Recital

 

The Chapel,

Murthly Castle

 

Pete Clark & Ron Shaw

 

12.45 -1.30pm

Recital

 

The Duchess Anne

 

The Hardie Family Ensemble:

(Alastair J. Hardie & Janet Hardie (vln), Frances Hardie (vla), James Hardie (keyboard)

 

1.30-2pm

Discussion

 

The Duchess Anne

 

Charlie Gore & Alastair J. Hardie

The Life & Legacy of

Nathaniel Gow

 

2.30-5.00pm

Concert

 

The Duchess Anne

Ryan Young & Leo Forde

Hannah Fisher + Jen Austin

Suzanne Houston, Rua MacMillan & Adam Brown

Stewart Hardy + Frank McLaughlin

 

8-10pm

Concert

 

The Duchess Anne

 

Aonghas Grant &

Paul Connolly

Maurice Duncan &

Maureen Rutherford

Gillian Frame & Findlay Napier

Gemma Donald & Robert Black

 

Sun.  24th March

 

2.30-5.00pm

 

The Garden Room:

The Hilton Dunkeld House

 

Dunkeld & District

Strathspey & Reel Society

The Royal Conservatoire

of Scotland Junior School

Patsy Reid & Mhairi Hall

 

 

from 6pm:

Survivors’ Session!

 

The Taybank

 

All welcome!

 

  

WORKSHOPS

 

All workshops are held upstairs at THE TAYBANK

 

Fiddle

Date

Time

Tutor

 

Sat. 23d March

 

10.30

 

Stewart Hardy

 

 

 

11.45

 

Lesley Thomson

 

 

 

13.00

 

Alastair Savage

 

 

Sun. 24th March

 

10.30

 

Gemma Donald

 

 

 

11.45

 

Aonghas Grant

 

 

 

13.00

 

Patsy Reid

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

Date

Time

Tutor

 

Sat. 23d March

 

10.45

 

Frank McLaughlin (guitar)

 

 

 

12.00

 

Ian Ross - Fiddlemaker

 

 

 

13.15

 

Ron Shaw (‘cello)

 

 

Sun. 24th March

 

10.45

 

Findlay Napier (guitar)

 

 

 

12.00

 

Paul Connolly (melodeon)

 

 

 

13.15

 

Ian Ross - Fiddlemaker

 

 

The Big Trees Walk (Saturday 12.30 -1.30pm approx) led by David Martin

The Niel Gow Walk (Sunday 11am - 2pm approx) led by Pete Clark

(For both walks, meet outside the Taybank.)

 

 

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