Blazin' in Beauly
The ever popular Blazin' in Beauly takes places again in the little village of Beauly in Inverness-shire. Workshops run by members of Blazin Fiddles start on Monday 15 October on finish on Friday 19 October and the week will also include sessions, concerts. Guest tutors this year include Adam Sutherland (Session A9) and Rick Taylor (Salsa Celtica). For more info visit http://www.blazininbeauly.com/.
Every Good Boy Does Fine Dan K. Smyth is an upcoming writer-director from Manchester who’s debut short film The Mess Hall of an Online Warrior received official selection at South By South-West Film Festival, and won the Coup de Coeur Award at the Cannes Short Film corner in 2010. Dan’s camera is now pointed at the fine art of violin making.
His new short film Every Good Boy Does Fine about a reclusive young violin maker. FiddleOn is delighted to support this new film which is about a jobless young man, Gary, who shuts himself off from the world as he secretly studies the art of violin-making in his council fl at. The fi lm will be premiered at festivals in the UK and worldwide during the summer and autumn.
Radio Britfolk is the most exciting new thing to happen to the UK
folk world in a long while. Developed by a group of pro folk musicians
aims to become a major hub and world-wide shop window for all the
folk music of these islands. Imagine an on-line folk festival - with
'main stage' shows (like other radio stations, but with a theme or
story to tell), session-type shows, (show-casing lesser-known music
and artists, often with a strong local slant), and workshop shows
(how to play an instrument etc) available 24 hours a day, offering
a balance of traditional and new music from Wales, Ireland, Scotland,
England and beyond, with all genres and styles represented.
The new PEL now in force
The new Public Entertainment License became law in England and
Wales on midnight November 24 2005. This new law makes all musical performances
More information on this visit Musicians'
Union website. Also on November 24, new alcohol licensing laws were
introduced allowing pubs and clubs to stay open later.
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