Alastair Savage: The Scottish Fiddle Story

Music (folk, spoken word)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

From its earliest known existence pre-1700s through to the golden age of 18th-century masters Niel Gow and William Marshall, onto the 19th century and beyond, the fiddle in Scotland continues to hold a special place in the hearts of music lovers. Gaelic language, piping and stylistic contrasts of the varying geographical landscapes create a diverse historical picture. One of Scotland's leading fiddle exponents performs melodies alongside Gregor Blamey on piano/accordion, with a specially written script read by legendary actor John Shedden. 'A must for aficionados' (Herald). 'Master of the instrument' (ThreeWeeks).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Lift to Lindisfarne Room on second floor.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Dates, Times and Prices