In this next episode o the ‘A Sense o Place’ series Finn Nixon jines ecologist an author Andrew Painting, tae find oot fit’s happenin on Mar Lodge Estate in the winter.
Hi everyone! Today is the launch of the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2021 and as part of that we have the Trad Album of the Year Award. A shortlist of 10 albums from the scene that the public vote on. I thought I would make a podcast with all 10! Check out all […]
THE LIFE BREATH SONGS – wi Kathleen Jamie, Scots Makar: We are delighted tae welcome Scotland’s new National Poet an Makar, Kathleen Jamie ontae the programme tae spik aboot her first project as Makar – creatin unique collaborative nature poems wi the public, caad The Life Breath Songs – pegged tae COP26. (Image – The […]
Hi folks, Hope you are doing ok in these strange times. As ever the music carries on but it is still very challenging times for our musicians. Thanks for listening it is very much appreciated. If you enjoy this podcast please support our Patreon www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad Ùrar by Mànran Track – Ailean https://manran.bandcamp.com/album/rar Spiorachas – A […]
In ess episode, Finn Nixon jines meteorologist Chris Booth in Braemar tae discuss aa things wither. Chris explains the unique climate that the wee Aiberdeenshire village has an how he actually carries oot his forecastin. Braemar and Ballater webpage -http://braemarweather.co.uk/index.html
NICHTS ARE DRAWIN IN: Aye the nichts are drawin in an there’s loads tae dae in the gairden. Special guest Charlie Abel gets advice aboot aipples an Steve Byrne tells us aboot his allotment – an the Dandelion Project. Claire Paterson also whisks up some mair delicious recipes while Dave Mitchell an Frieda Morrison tak […]
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival launches on the 15th October an runs until the 31st October. Wi the theme ‘Imagine’, the Festival hosts over 100 performers to tak pairt in an event that includes representatives from 12 different countries. To hear mair, Frieda Morrison spoke to Programme Manager, Daniel Abercrombie.
SCOTS LANGUAGE AWARDS – WWF an the Great Scottish Canvas, Wither an Bees. The Scots Language Awards this year wis foo o treasures an surprises. We feature the ceremony wi the mannie in charge, Simon Thoumire. In the lead up tae COP26, wir hearin aboot a new online Gallery an exhibition fae WWF caad the […]
It’s great to be back with another podcast full of braw Scottish trad music. At the weekend we hosted the Scots Language Awards in Dundee. If you would like to watch it or simply read the results please visit www.scotslanguageawards.com. If you want to support this podcast please visit www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad. Fire-Water-Earth by Hamish Napier and […]
REDDIN UP: It’s the reddin up time in the gairden. This episode is aa aboot enjoying the fruits o oor labours an makin sure wir ready for fitiver the next season will pit us through. An wir visitin a very special Apiary in Aiberdeenshire tae fin oot fit the bees and the bee-keepers are daein […]