St Andrew’s Day celebration

An evening of the best of Scottish song and instrumental music from the Scots and Gaelic tradition.

Dr. Gary West, Celtic and Scottish Studies, playing at 2007's St Andrew's Day celebration.

Join us for a night of entertainment featuring pipes, clarsach, Scots and Gaelic songs and poetry.

The event will be held in St Cecilia’s Hall, Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert hall, from 7.30pm to 9pm on Sunday 30 November.

The evening will provide an outstanding experience of Scotland's music from four of its finest exponents:

  • Allan MacDonald, renowned piper
  • Patsy Seddon, one of Scotland's leading clarsach players
  • Adam McNaughtan, famous Scots songwriter
  • Margaret Callan, noted Gaelic singer

Book online

This event is FREE but ticketed. Places are limited so booking is essential.

You will be emailed confirmation of your booking - please print this and bring it with you as proof of booking.

This event is now fully booked.

Traditional Artists in Residence

The evening’s performers are, or have been, 'Traditional Artists in Residence' at the School of Scottish Studies Archives.

Each is a collector in his or her own right and an exponent of a wealth of tradition.

All also contribute to the "carrying stream" of our culture by creating new compositions and teaching, helping to ensure a lively future for our musical heritage.

The School of Scottish Studies Archives

Material has been collected for the School of Scottish Studies Archives since 1951.

The Archives contain over 9000 recordings of songs, music, tales, verse, customs, beliefs and oral history.

It is a resource of national and international significance and is at the heart of teaching and research at Celtic and Scottish Studies.

Event details

St Andrew’s Day celebration

Sunday 30 November 2008, 7.30pm

Sunday 30 November 2008, 9.00pm

St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, EH1 1LJ

Find St Cecilia's Hall on Campus maps

Further information

For more information on this event, including any accessibility enquiries, please contact the Protocol Office.

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