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If you’re involved in teaching trad music on a regular basis, where can you go for support in reflecting on and developing your work? Maybe you‘d like to make some changes? Struggling to juggle several jobs? Need a confidence boost? Would you like to discuss things in confidence with a mentor? This year, the TMF launched … Continued

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The TMF has been nominated in the Scots Trad Music Industry Awards – VOTE NOW!

We are delighted that the Traditional Music Forum has been nominated in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2019 in the Best Use of Social Media Category. Read about all the nominees and vote now: https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/mg-alba-scots-trad-music-industry-awards/

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VOTING FOR MG ALBA SCOTS TRAD MUSIC AWARDS 2019 OPEN NOW

Vote for your favourite act or organisation now! Broadcast live on BBC ALBA across the world, The Scots Trad Music Awards give recognition to excellence within Scotland’s thriving musical culture, encompassing all aspects of traditional music from Gaelic Song, Folk, Scottish Dance music, to Pipe Bands and a host of others in between. Click here … Continued

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Funding: Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme

Background Foundation Scotland and Baillie Gifford have been working together for over ten years. Over the last decade Baillie Gifford has been the largest contributor to Foundation Scotland’s Express Grants programme. Following a review of their charitable giving Baillie Gifford has decided to launch a stand-alone grants programme aimed at supporting grass roots community organisations … Continued

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15th annual Blas Festival launches programme of Highland musical events

This year’s Gaelic music festival will culminate on St Andrew’s night 18th October 2019, The programme for this year’s Blas Festival has launched today and revealed an outstanding line-up of musicians from Scotland and further afield for this year’s Gaelic music festival which will take place next month in venues throughout the Highlands. Blas, which … Continued

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: CLARSACH SOCIETY ADMINISTRATOR

Purpose: To support the Honorary Secretary and Office Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of The Clarsach Society and Edinburgh International Harp Festival. Location: Edinburgh Salary: £13,500 Hours: 22 hours per week – flexible working will be considered The Clarsach Society’s aim is to promote, encourage and develop the playing of the clarsach, nationally … Continued

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GAELIC ARTS ORGANISATION TO LAUNCH NEW DIGITAL RESOURCE

Kate Forbes MSP supports online tool to help make Gaelic music tuition accessible to all. The Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, attended the Annual Conference of Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, on Friday 27th September, where she congratulated it on one of its busiest and most successful years to … Continued

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Cultybraggan Camp: Celebrating Hamish Henderson, 1st-3rd November 2019

Come and experience the Nissen huts and jail-block, where Hamish worked in 1947 Friday, 1 November 2019 @ 7:30pm until Sunday 3 November  2019@ 4pm Programme    Friday 1st November 2019 7:30pm Welcome to everyone 7:45pm “Hamish Henderson (1919–2019)” Venue: jail-block – A ‘talk’ by Margaret Bennett,illustrated by images & songs Piper: James MacDonald Reid  [Free events] 8:30pm … Continued

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TMSA Event Calendar 2020 – submit your event now!

Opportunity to promote your social enterprise involving traditional and folk music activity to over 50,000 potential audience members, participants or customers Compiled by the Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) for over 20 years, the TMSA Event Calendar brings together over 60 organisations’ activities to jointly market them in one place. It is … Continued

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