Arran Folk Festival 3 rd to 5 th June 2016.
(The festival has been running since 1990 in various formats ! well done to one and all for seeing it continue!)
Featuring Artists :- Talisk ; Claire Hastings; Tim Pomeroy ; Gillian Frame ; Tim Eady ; Mary Ann Kenney & Finlay Wells
Friday 3 rd June :
2 – 5pm – Welcoming Open Session,The Douglas Hotel, Brodick, Free Admission
Saturday 4 th June :
12 – 5pm – Open Session, Douglas Hotel, Brodick. Free Admission
Sunday 5 th June :
12 – 5pm – Survivors’ Session, Douglas Hotel, Brodick. Free Admission
Sat.4 th June:
Singing Workshop – “A Really Big Sing”
This will be a singing workshop tackling some achievable songs and led by Gillian Frame (a singer and fiddler from Arran, best known for her work with Back of the Moon and Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers) who is also one of the founding members of the Hidden Lane Choir – a women’s choir singing a range of contemporary pop through to traditional material. With her distinctive style and range of influences, this workshop will be great fun covering really singable songs for all ability levels.
Brodick Hall, 1pm – 2:30pm . Tickets: £5
Sun.5 th June:
Guitar Workshop – with Tim Edey
Double BBC Folk Awards winner including “Musician of the year 2012”, a virtuoso on over ten instruments and an international touring professional musician since the age of fifteen and current guest of The Chieftains touring lineup for the last 4 years, this workshop is for all abilities – beginner to accomplished and offers a rare opportunity to learn some valuable tips and tricks from a true virtuoso!
Brodick Hall, 1pm – 2:30pm . Tickets: £10
(while correct at time of printing please contact the festival for any updates or amendments to the programme!)
Have a fantastic festival