Free Events at Summerhall
Basement Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm
A hugely popular feature of our festival, these sessions are for you if you enjoy playing with other people at a slower pace. These sessions are run in association with Glasgow Fiddle Workshop who provide their experienced tutors to led the session between 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm. Thanks to GFW for their continued support.
Come and Try Fiddle with Isla Ferguson
Courtyard Gallery Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 2pm
Pick up the fiddle for the first time and try some simple techniques and notes. Isla has a lot of experience and patience helping new students to begin their journey on the fiddle and enjoys making the instrument accessible to all.
Many thanks to Stringers Violin Shop for supplying instruments for this workshop
Dissection Room Saturday 5pm - 6.30pm
If you want to listen come along and help create a nice friendly atmosphere... if you are a budding musician come and perform to a lovely audience!
If you would like to showcase your talent get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org as performance slots tend to fill up quickly!
Come and Try Gaelic with Eilidh Munro
Courtyard Gallery Sunday 3pm - 4pm
Eilidh Munro is from Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, and attended the Gaelic Unit at Meadowburn Primary where she was immersed in the language from a young age. Eilidh went on to read Celtic Studies at Edinburgh University, and now works as a researcher for MacTV, who produce Gaelic documentaries shown on BBC Alba.
During the ‘Come and Try Gaelic’ workshop, you’ll be introduced to the basics of Gaelic pronunciation, try getting to grips with some Gaelic conversational phrases and useful vocabulary, as well as maybe learning a song or two using words and phrases learned during the session. eilidhmunroharpist.webs.com