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The lost songs of St KildaRead MoreSeptember 17, 2016

A pensioner, Trevor Morrison, recorded some of the songs that he had been taught by a former resident of St Kilda, and now those songs have become an instant seller.

Jan Tait and the BearRead MoreSeptember 17, 2016

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Last year I was very lucky to be part of an opera performance in Yell; Jan Tait and the Bear.

Jan Tait and the BearRead MoreSeptember 17, 2016

Last year I was very lucky to be part of an opera performance in Yell; Jan Tait and the Bear.

FestiYellRead MoreSeptember 3, 2016

Next weekend is a very special one for us in Yell. It is the inaugural weekend of a new festival celebrating the creativity of the island - FestiYell.

The power of songRead MoreAugust 20, 2016

In another interesting snippet of news about music, it has been discovered that zebra finches can fine-tune their babies' development by singing to them!

Understanding the creative brainRead MoreAugust 20, 2016

Did you know that Sting has had his brain scanned to help scientists better understand the creative brain and how it works?

Shetland dialectRead MoreMay 28, 2016

Up here in the Far North of the UK we like our dialect. Lots. We like it so much that we name our cloths using dialect words...

Zoo Quest in colourRead MoreMay 21, 2016

If you love natural history in all its shapes and forms then David Attenborough will surely be familiar to you. In this, his 90th year, a very special film has just been shown on telly in the UK and it is absolutely brilliant.

An Important LessonRead MoreMay 12, 2016

Life can get tough, even if you live in a beautiful place. And this is a lesson that came along at just the right time...

A graphic video of singingRead MoreMay 7, 2016

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your head looks like when you are singing opera?