“ ... a wonderful opportunity to engage with communities across the north east of Scotland - to come together and celebrate the local environment and what it means to us all”
“... participants were given a sense of shared ownership ... a sense of purpose and focus during the challenges of lockdown ... beneficial to this participant’s mental health"
You can catch up with our wonderful 2021 lockdown online project by:
You can read about it in the The Press and Journal , the Traditional Music Forum and The Living Tradition.
The project has featured on twice on BBC Radio Scotland Travelling Folk and was chosen as Album of the Week by Neil King (FATEA) on his 'Along the Tracks' programme on Blues and Roots Radio.
The project was nominated for 'Community Project of the Year' at the 2021 Trad Awards and congratulated in a motion at the Scottish Parliament with cross-party support.
Project steered by Steve Garrett, Gill Russell, Janet Fitton, Pete Stollery and Karin Paterson.