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Singing on the overtonesRead MoreOctober 15, 2014

A kindly friend of the blog has sent in an interesting link about a very particular kind of singing. Have a look and listen to this...

Early man and musicRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014

Now here is something that is very interesting. Did you know that we may have been singing for a lot longer than we previously believed?

Between the Web and the LoomRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014


A loyal friend of this blog has sent in a fascinating piece which is a collaboration between a tapestry weaver, a dancer and a choreographer, and a moving image artist.

The little bird that canRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014

Living, as we do, at the edge of the UK, it is sometimes easy to forget that we are part of a wider world with intricate connections and dependencies on things we may not have even heard of.

Castanets forever?Read MoreSeptember 18, 2014

That unique sound of flamenco, the click of the castanet, is in danger of dying out.

British fashion and musicRead MoreSeptember 18, 2014

There is a great programme on iPlayer at the moment, all about how music has changed fashion in Britain since the 60's

Singing Saturdays fundraiser - part 2Read MoreSeptember 18, 2014

Last weekend we held our fundraiser in Brae at the Hillside Motors. The money is to go towards Singing Saturdays trip to Orkney in November.

Rime of the Ancient MarinerRead MoreAugust 30, 2014

A truly remarkable show is on in London at the moment; the Tiger Lillies performing in the Queen Elizabeth Hall is essential viewing!

Singing Saturdays fundraiserRead MoreAugust 27, 2014


Singing Saturdays is going to Orkney and so we are fundraising like mad.

CraftsmanshipRead MoreAugust 27, 2014

The joy of crafting something is like no other in the world. Whether it is music-making, wood-working or origami, it is something we enjoy and admire.