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Session in Hurlford 28th January

January 8, 2023

Mary is organising a session Saturday 28th January 2023 1pm ‘til 4pm
St Paul’s Church Hall
53 Galston Road
HURLFORD
KA1 5HT

Tea, coffee cakes provided.

£3/head.

Proposed playlist:

28th January Hurlford Tunes

1. “Balchraggan,Elliot Finn MacDonald 2”

2. “Elliots, Harmony”

3. “Buian Na Rainich, Mairi’s Wedding Kk”

4. “Captain Norman Orr-Ewing”

5. “Dornoch Links, Invercauld March Kil”

6. “Father John Angus Rankin’s March, The Battle Of Waterloo”

7. “Frances Nicolson’s Fancy, Kil”

8. “The Girl With The Blue Dress On, Jenny Lind”

9. “Glencoe March, Memories Of Father Angus MacDonell”

10. “Pipe Major Donald Maclean Of Lewis 2”

11. “St Annes Reel, Barrowburn Reel”

12. “The Wife She Brewed It, Put Me In The Big Chest”

28th January SN Tunes

1. “scratchy-set-84-gordon-duncan-set”

2. “scratchy-set-85-robertsons-reel-set”

3. “scratchy-set-87-kenny-gillies-of-portnalong”

4. “Scratchy Set 88 Mary Scott Flower..”

5. “scratchy-set-89-road-to-banff”

6. “scratchy-set-90-douce-pluie”

7. “scratchy-set-93-lord-lovat-and-meeting-of-the-waters”

8. “scratchy-set-98-love-o-da-isles”

9. “scratchy-set-99-nameless-lassie”

10. “Scratchy Set 103 Lassie O’ Pattie’s Mill”

11. “scratchy-Set-105-my-cape-breton”

12. “Scratchy Set 108 Farewell To Glasgow”

Mary will send the actual music out to those who have said they are interested in coming along.

You can just turn up but useful if you can let Mary know if you plan to come along

Email – mglang@hotmail.co.uk

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Next Playalong 14th January 2-5pm Blawarthill Church

December 21, 2022

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 might be coming?

David S, Valerie, David B, Mel, Allan, Ed, Hilde, John S, Carol, Roy, Ian, John L, Catherine, Mary, Sandra, Mitchell, Christine, Alison, Frances

Play List will be taken from the following sets:

10 Calum’s Road

109 Rowan Tree/The Lea Rig

114 Ye Banks and Braes/Afton Water

19 Iain Powrie’s

116 Flatwater Fran

3 Britches

45 John Anderson

13 Colgrave Sound

17 A Man/s a Man

1 Glensides

27 Farquar and Hettie

14 Headlands

22 Leaving Lismore

2 Barnyards of Dalgety

124 Wild Rose of the Mountain

111 Crossing the Minch

110 Da Slockit Light

6 (excluding Spootiskerry) Willafjord and High Road to Linton

125 Auld Lang Syne

23 John Clifford

5 Scarce o Tatties

7 Boys of Bluehill

12 Ale is Dear

20 Mucking o Geordies Byre

33 Barrowburn

58 Ca The Yowes

Music can be found here: https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

Scratchy Noises Xmas December 2022

December 18, 2022

Thank you all for coming along and tackling some lesser known tunes. Thanks for helpers with food and hot drinks.

A lovely social occasion.

Hope you all have a lovely holiday and see you all soon.

17th December Meet Up

December 5, 2022

Hi All,

Meetup confirmed at Blawarthill Church 2-5pm 17th December. Friends welcome too. Let me know if you are interested.

Please don’t try to access the hall before 1350.

I will bring tea/coffee/milk/cakes. Any offers to help by making a big pot of tea and coffee etc on the day would be great.

£2 a head contribution on the day if possible. Meetup subsidised from Scratchy Noises funds.

Who is in? Christine, Ian, David S, Valerie, Mel, John S, David B, Alison, Neil, John L, Catherine L, Mitchell, Carol, Hilde, Matt, Norman, Mary L

We will play from book 5 here https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/tunes-we-play-2016/

And some seasonal tunes from here the bottom of the list 600-605 https://scratchynoises.wordpress.com/scratchy-noises-tunes/

Practice at Blawarthill 29th October 2022

October 20, 2022

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

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

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

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

In Person Session 21st May 2-5pm

April 30, 2022

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/