BLESSED ARE THEY FOR A DROUTH FOR RICHT. Oor programme guest this month is poet, writer an musician, Wullie Hershaw fae Lochgelly in Fife. Wullie tells us aboot his book ‘The Sair Road’ that transports us intae the mining communities o the 20th century – and his new book caad ‘Earth Bound Companions’ wi bonnie […]
An wir nae castin ony cloots, bit the Gairdenin team are back again wi their usual banter an gweed advice for this new season. We hiv advice for new fowk as weel as ideas for environmental projects – alang wi seasonal recipes. So dinna pit aff, jist jine us in the Grow Gairden.
Join me for a great chat with legendary fiddler Charlie McKerron. We chat about his musician beginnings through success with Capercaillie and Session A9. If you enjoy these podcasts please support my Patreon at http://www.Patreon.com/Simon Thoumire
It’s been een o thae Spring seasons faan ye jist dinna ken fit tae pit on tae ging oot. Bit dinna fash, jist hae a sit-doon an listen tae George T Watt tellin us aa aboot the Scots Leid Association. In the rin up tae their 50th anniversary next year an the 100th publication o […]
This is a very enjoyable chat with guitarist and box player Tim Edey. He is so full of energy!! Find out more about Tim at http://www.timedey.com/ These podcasts are made possible by my Patreon subscribers and if you would like to join in please visit www.patreon.com/simonthoumire or why not buy me a coffee!
Hi there! Hope you are managing to stay safe and well. Here are some more great Scottish tracks for you to enjoy. Thanks to all our patreons who make this podcast possible. If you would like to join us check out www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad Countless Isles and Endless Miles by Trail West Track – Another Scatter! https://www.trail-west.com […]
It’s not often you get to meet your heroes and Ian McCalman is one of mine. I wouldn’t have had the career in folk music with out Ian and the McCalman’s. Ian has done so much and is a great interview and I know you will enjoy this. If you enjoy these podcasts please consider […]
Jine us as we celebrate the 250th anniversary o Sir Walter Scott. Oor special guest, Professor Gary West, taks us ahin the buiks tae gaither mair information aboot the man himsel. David Mitchell escorts us roon the landscape that wis made bi this weel-kent screiver. Claire Paterson tempts oor taste buds wi her superb recipes […]
It was great to chat to whistle player and piper Ali Levack as his year of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award Winner came to an end. Find out more about Ali Levack and his music at https://www.alilevack.com If you enjoy these podcasts please consider supporting www.patreon.com/simonthoumire
This chat was originally recorded on the Hands Up for Trad Afternoon Show in February 2021. As you will hear accordionist John Carmichael is an amazing guy with so many fantastic experiences. Check out his Facebook page to watch his daily uploads here. If you enjoy these podcasts please support my Patreon at www.patreon.com/simonthoumire