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!

 

 

 

 

Links:

www.birnamarts.com

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www.pete-clark.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE NIEL GOW FESTIVAL 2016 - PROGRAMME

 

Niel_Gow_Festival_2016_Press_Release.pdf

 

Opening session at the Taybank from 3pm.

 

 

Fri. 18th March

 

Sat. 19th  March

 

 

Sun. 20th March

Concert

Recital 

Open Stage

Concert

Concert

Concert

 

The Royal Dunkeld Hotel

 

The Music Room, Murthly Castle

 

Birnam Institute

 

Birnam Institute

 

Birnam Institute

 

Birnam  Institute

 

8pm -10pm

 

11am-12noon

 

11am – 1.30pm

 

2.30pm -5pm

 

8.00pm -10pm

 

2.30pm -5pm

 

Bernadette Kellerman

 

Liam Manion

 

Roddy Matthews

 

Gordon Gunn

 

 

Pete Clark
&
Ron Shaw

 

OPEN STAGE

 

Whoever wants to play a 10 minute spot!

 

The Blackford Fiddlers

 

Ryan Young & Innes Watson

 

Muriel Johnstone & Pete Clark

 

Roddy Matthews & Jim Nichol

 

 

Alistair Savage

Quintet (Eddie Maguire, Euan Drysdale, Ewan Robertson & Ian Crawford)

 

Gordon Gunn & Brian McAlpine

 

Suzanne Houston & “Las”

 

 

Dunkeld & District Strathspey & Reel Society

 

Douglas Lawrence & Maureen Rutherford

 

Marie Fielding & Tom Orr

 

Pete Clark,
Gregor Lowrey &
Jim Leighton

 

Admission prices:

All concerts £12 (Under 16s £6)

Workshops £10

Walks – FREE (donations gratefully received)

 

THE BIG TREES WALK – with David Martin - Saturday 19th March, 11am from the Taybank

 

THE NIEL GOW WALK – with Pete Clark - Sunday 20th March, 11am from the Taybank


 

 

WORKSHOPS: upstairs rooms at THE BIRNAM INSTITUTE. 

 

Cost £10 per workshop (£5 under-16s). Max. 15 persons per class.

 

 

 

Time

Tutor

 

Time

Tutor

 

Saturday 19th March

(Fiddle)

 

10.30

 

Bernadette Kellerman

 

 

Saturday 19th March

(Misc.)

 

10.45

 

Edel Ni Churraoin
(
button accordion)

 

11.45

 

Roddy Matthews

 

12.00

 

Wendy Weatherby (‘cello)

 

 

13.00

 

Gordon Gunn

 

13.15

 

Steve Burnett Talk –

Violin Making & The Wilfred Owen Violin

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 20th March

(Fiddle)

 

 

 

10.30

 

Alistair Savage

 

 

Sunday

20th March

(Misc.)

 

10.45

 

Suzanne Houston (keyboard)

 

11.45

 

Douglas Lawrence

 

12.00

 

Eddie Maguire &

Ewan Robertson  (flute & whistle)

 

13.00

 

Marie Fielding

 

 

13.15

 

Tom Orr (accordion/keyboard)

 

 

 

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