Ewan McVicar, Christine Kydd and Amy Lord have planned a series of wonderful singing workshops in primary schools all over West Lothian as part of Scotland Sings! Around 11am on Friday 30th November at least 15 West Lothian primaries will take part in Scotland Sings. Young people aged from 4 to 11 years and their teachers […]
Come and warm up at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in preparation for Scotland Sings! – a coming together of singers, choir leaders, and community song groups to inspire, and build participation in Scotland Sings initiative on 30th Nov – 2nd December: Friday 2nd November 4 – 6.30pm – Finding Songs A feast of resources and […]
Ewan McVicar sent us this great resource of Scots Songs fir kids. The website has been developed by Ewan to assist Scottish teachers and pupils find the Scots songs they need for project and thematic work. There are Scots songs for Early Years, thematic songs, and collections of regional songs. A great resource! http://scotssangsfurschools.webs.com/
One of Scotland Sings and Hands Up for Trad’s partners is TRACS. It’s a new organisation being set up to represent Traditional Arts in Scotland. Here’s an article about them by Donald Smith. TRACS is a new collaboration between three representative Forums: the Traditional Music Forum, the Scottish Storytelling Forum and the newly formed Traditions […]
When asked about Scotland Sings the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland Right Rev Albert Bogle said: “Let the people sing – it’s brilliant, and churches of all traditions should be at the heart of it across Scotland”
Are you a school teacher? Scotland Sings in partnership with Education Scotland are hosting a Glow Meet on Wednesday 24th October. Singing in the Glow Meet will be Ewan Robertson (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2009) and Megan Henderson both from the band Breabach. We are going to teach the kids two songs, announce […]
Woohoo – it’s a new website.