Scottish Harp Day in Peebles


A WHOLE DAY OF ALL THINGS SCOTTISH HARP!! **Sunday the 27th August **
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I’m very much looking forward to be taking part in the “Celebrate Scottish Harp Day” as part of the Creative Peebles Festival at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles, the Scottish Borders.

They’ve a host of workshops, so whether you’ve just wanted to try out a harp (for free!!) or are a more experienced player, you’ll get the chance to learn from myself, Heather Yule and Charlotte Petersen.

AND my own group, the Rachel Hair Trio are playing in the evening at the theatre. If you come to a workshop you can get yourself a good deal on both 🙂

Links to book all the events are here:

and here’s the listings…

Come and Try
An introduction to the Scottish harp for complete novices of any age, led by and Heather Yule
Anne Younger Studio, Eastgate Theatre
FREE (instruments provided)

Traditional Tales with a Touch of Music
Heather Yule adds some clarsach accompaniment to some Scottish folktales.
Eastgate Café
3.15 – 3.45pm

Elementary Harp
Workshop session for clarsach players to around grade 3 standard with Charlotte Petersen
Anne Younger Studio, Eastgate Theatre
4 -5.30pm, £5 (bring your own instrument)

Intermediate Harp
Workshop session for clarsach player at grade 4 and above, led by Rachel Hair
Eastgate Theatre
£5 (bring your own instrument)

Rachel Hair Trio Concert
An evening of strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair from one of Scotland’s favourite folk bands.
Featuring Rachel Hair : Harp Player on Scottish Harp, Jenn Butterworth on guitar and vocals and Cameron Maxwell on double bass
Eastgate Theatre
£14, £6 (schoolchildren). Combined ticket for workshop plus concert, £16, £8 (schoolchildren)