Forthcoming Dates

September 22, 2013 by


Welcome
to our Site

 

We are  currently meeting ad hoc in person (circa monthly) and once a month on Zoom.  Details of dates below in blog.  All welcome.

Want to contact us?  See https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/committee/

See the links to the right to get the music.

Sign up for a Performance or Event

2022 – more workshops and garden sessions being planned – some virtual –  to work on our tunes.   These are usually open to anyone to join in.

Planning some Monday evening meetings from autumn 2022 dates to be confirmed.

Monthly cSept – May – in person practice in Blawarthill Church hall.  Open to all but numbers capped.  

10th September 2-5pm

1st Oct c11-1pm possibly part of a group at Jam and Ham.

29th October 2-5pm 

Details for each in blog post below at least a week in advance.

If you want to organise another practice or event and advertise it here let us know.

 


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Practice at Blawarthill 29th October 2022

October 20, 2022 by

Hi All,

Practice will be c2-5pm. Please do not try to access hall before 1350.

Blawarthill Church Hall. https://www.blawarthillchurch.org/visit-us

The address is:

Millbrix Avenue, Scotstoun,

Glasgow G14 0EP

Note access to the hall we use at the back of the church is from Kinstone Avenue which is the next street parallel.

You may need to park a bit further away. Please do not park on pavements or block local residents.

Coffee and Tea available at break (any offers to boil the kettle etc welcome)

£2/head contribution to hall hire.

Who is coming? Valerie, David S, Verity, Carol…..

Draft tune list same as last time as we did not get through it and we need to practice them.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1t3L5zudsTVyMLoU6P7QwUxEwxvMTtA3UCtCAwanUf0Y/edit?usp=sharing

You should be able to find most of the music here:

I think we omitted Wild Rose of the Mountain from the Books but there is same version on Bearden page number 150 if you do not have dots:

https://www.bearsdenfiddlers.co.uk/practice-music-dots

Practice at Blawarthill 10th September 2022

August 30, 2022 by

Hi All,

Practice will be c2-5pm. Please do not try to access hall before 1350.

Blawarthill Church Hall. https://www.blawarthillchurch.org/visit-us

The address is:

Millbrix Avenue, Scotstoun,

Glasgow G14 0EP

Note access to the hall we use at the back of the church is from Kinstone Avenue which is the next street parallel.

You may need to park a bit further away. Please do not park on pavements or block local residents.

Coffee and Tea available at break (any offers to boil the kettle etc welcome)

£2/head contribution to hall hire.

Who is coming? Valerie, David S, John L, Catherine, Alison, Neil, Mel, Christine, Verity, John S, David B.

Draft tune list:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1t3L5zudsTVyMLoU6P7QwUxEwxvMTtA3UCtCAwanUf0Y/edit?usp=sharing

You should be able to find most of the music here:

I think we omitted Wild Rose of the Mountain from the Books but there is same version on Bearden page number 150 if you do not have dots:

https://www.bearsdenfiddlers.co.uk/practice-music-dots

Chilled out Garden Session

July 16, 2022 by

Thank you to everyone who came to our wee garden session today. Very chilled out. Great company.

Christine and Neil hiding?

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Muirhead Gala Day 18th June

May 26, 2022 by

Plan to still hold this, have had to draft in some external players to help because of shortage but anyone is still welcome to join. Its a small number, any calloffs might leave us short.

Get in touch if you fancy. Should be fun

Many thanks

Neil

Groovy Wee Workshop with Birthday Boy

May 21, 2022 by

In Person Session 21st May 2-5pm

April 30, 2022 by

In person session led by Nigel Gatherer http://www.nigelgatherer.com/

Blawarthill Church Hall. https://www.blawarthillchurch.org/visit-us

The address is:

Millbrix Avenue, Scotstoun,

Glasgow G14 0EP

Note access to the hall we use at the back of the church is from Kinstone Avenue which is the next street parallel.

You may need to park a bit further away. Please do not park on pavements or block local residents.

2-5pm Saturday 21st May.

£10. Once your place is confirmed I will send you bank details to arrange payment in advance (ideally) or you can pay in cash on the day.

Please do not try to access the building before 1350.

Tea, coffee and biscuits should be available for the break. Only allocated tea duty team (to be confirmed – any offers welcome) will be allowed in the kitchen and the plan is they will boil water and bring out coffee and tea.

We will limit numbers to c20 so please ensure you have booked your space with valeriemcc@hotmail.ac.uk in advance and give plenty notice if you have to call off in case anyone else is waiting for a place.

Who is in? David*, Valerie*, Tom F*, John S*, Sandra*, Mel*, Alison S, Eileen*, Verity*, Ian*, Des*, Amelia*

*=paid.

We know that some are getting back to ‘normal’ but we would still like to be cautious. Respect social distancing, try to sit 2 metres apart, avoid touching other people’s belongings, and ideally wear a face covering when moving around. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of covid, a cold or a bug.

We will work mainly from book 5 which has kindly been updated by Allan and reassembled and posted by Neil. Don’t worry – same tunes but chord players note some chord changes/additions where once missing. Link to find book:

If you would like to donate to the foodbank please do bring along a donation. A list of what is required is available here: https://glasgownw.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

In Person Session 23rd April

April 9, 2022 by

In person easy tunes and social meet up at Blawarthill Church Hall. https://www.blawarthillchurch.org/visit-us

The address is:

Millbrix Avenue, Scotstoun,

Glasgow G14 0EP

Note access to the hall we use at the back of the church is from Kinstone Avenue which is the next street parallel.

You may need to park a bit further away. Please do not park on pavements or block local residents.

2-4pm Saturday 23rd April.

Please do not try to access the building before 1350.

Tea and coffee should be available for a short break if you want to bring your own biscuits. Only allocated tea duty team (to be confirmed) will be allowed in the kitchen and the plan is they will boil water and bring out coffee and tea.

We will limit numbers to c20 so please ensure you have booked your space with valeriemcc@hotmail.ac.uk in advance and give plenty notice if you have to call off in case anyone else is waiting for a place.

Who is in? David, Valerie, Des, Verity, John S, Rae, Mel, Ian, Sandra, Frances

We know that some are getting back to ‘normal’ but we would still like to be cautious. Respect social distancing, try to sit 2 metres apart, avoid touching other people’s belongings, and ideally wear a face covering when moving around. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of covid, a cold or a bug.

We will work mainly from book 4 which has kindly been updated by Allan and reassembled and posted by Neil. Don’t worry – same tunes but chord players note some chord changes/additions where once missing. Link to find book:

Please bring all of your music in case we want to add a few more tunes in.

If you would like to donate to the foodbank please do bring along a donation. A list of what is required is available here: https://glasgownw.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

Who is in?

Valerie, David

Clanscape ’22 – Sunday 1 May

March 16, 2022 by

Had a great day out playing background music at the beautiful Royal Scottish Forestry site at Cashel, Loch Lomond, during their Clanscape event. Lovely to be playing live music together once again. And not a midge to be seen!

In Person Session 12th March

March 6, 2022 by

Hello All,

In person easy tunes and social meet up at Blawarthill Church Hall. https://www.blawarthillchurch.org/visit-us

The address is:

Millbrix Avenue, Scotstoun,

Glasgow G14 0EP

Note access to the hall we use at the back of the church is from Kinstone Avenue which is the next street parallel.

You may need to park a bit further away. Please do not park on pavements or block local residents.

2-4pm Saturday 12th March.

Please do not try to access the building before 1350.

Tea and coffee should be available for a short break if you want to bring your own biscuits. Only allocated tea duty team (John and Cathy) will be allowed in the kitchen and the plan is they will boil water and bring out coffee and tea.

We will limit numbers to c20 so please ensure you have booked your space with valeriemcc@hotmail.ac.uk in advance and give plenty notice if you have to call off in case anyone else is waiting for a place.

We know that some are getting back to ‘normal’ but we would still like to be cautious so ask you to take a lateral flow test beforehand if appropriate, respect social distancing, try to sit 2 metres apart, avoid touching other people’s belongings, and wear a face covering when moving around. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of a cold or bug.

We will work mainly from book 3 which has kindly been updated by Allan and reassembled and posted by Neil. Don’t worry – same tunes but chord players note some chord changes/additions where once missing. Link to find book:

Please bring all of your music in case we want to add a few more tunes in.

If you would like to donate to the foodbank please do bring along a donation. A list of what is required is available here: https://glasgownw.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

Who is in?

Mel, Valerie, David, Frances, Verity, Des, John L, Cathy, Christine, Rae, John S, Mitchell

Thomas Tunnock Uddingston Folk Festival 12th February

February 3, 2022 by

Hello,

All instruments and thier owners are invited to our online session 2-4pm 12th February.

Kindly hosted by Allan MacDougall.

It is free. No need to book just turn up.

Time: Feb 12, 2022 02:00 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7380387469?pwd=VnZEOWRwdUlsbFZnK1A1SFV5VmdCdz09

Meeting ID: 738 038 7469

Passcode: 350916

Music available here: https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Playlist:

Book 1

Set 1 Glenside Polkas

Set 6 Spootiskerry set

Set 10 Calum’s Road

Book 2

Set 27 Farquhar and Hettie

Set 29 Father John MacMillan

Set 40 Arran Boat

Book 3

Set 47 Jig of Slurs

Set 55 Time for a Tunnocks

Set 56 Frosty Morning

Set 57 Angus McLeod

Set 59 Waiting for the Federals

Book 4

Set 78 Gaelic Waltz

Book 5

Set 84 Rory Gallacher’s

Set 93 Lord Lovat

Set 98 Love o Da Isles

Set 108 Farewell to Glasgow

Questions? Email me valeriemcc@hotmail.co.uk

Nigel Gatherer also running an in person workshop in the morning. Details here:

http://www.nigelgatherer.com/workshops/umf.html