Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival is taking place on Saturday 28th September with a hugh variety of acts. Don't miss it!

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

About Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival

Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival is run by Queensferry Music Society, a registered charity.

Uphall Station Mini Pipe Band to open the show

Rona Wilkie - 2012 BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year. Oban fiddler Rona Wilkie is an award-winning fiddle player and Gaelic singer from the Highlands. Rona grew up in a musical family, and was simultaneously trained in both Highland fiddle style and classical music.

Tarneybackle - traditional and contemporary folk. The band sing mainly Scottish folk songs, adding in some tunes and material from North America and Ireland. Close harmony singing is Tarneybackle's hallmark.

Bookends - Gerry Callaghan writes short, punchy story-songs in both the Scottish folk and Americana styles. He's backed by the fine guitarist and multi-instrumentalist John Farrell.

Marc Duff - Marc was a founder member of the award-winning folk-rock band Capercaillie. After leaving the band in 1995 he's forged a versatile solo career, working with prominent artists such as Def Shepherd, Fish, Iain Morrison, Dick Gaughan, Billy Bragg, Iain Thomson, and Wolfstone, playing low D whistle, bodhran, bouzouki and wind synthesizer.

Graeme Pearson - Well-kent South Queensferry musician

DAYTIME WORKSHOPS, Sat 28 Sept, Venues to be advised
Adult fiddle workshop - You learned violin/fiddle a while ago - now you want to pick it up again. Learn some pieces, find your confidence

Whistle workshop led by Marc Duff - Complete beginner to intermediate

Open Workshop For High School Strings Students - see below



While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Queensferry’s 3rd Annual Folk Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Music Events you might like...

Playtime with James Lindsay
Playtime with James Lindsay
14th November 2019
The Outhouse, Edinburgh New Town
Bassist James Lindsay is in constant demand working with some of the top names in the UK folk & jazz circuits and makes his Playtime debut on 14th November at the Outhouse.
Electric Groove Yoga
Electric Groove Yoga
14th Nov 2019 - 30th Nov 2019
Eastside, Edinburgh New Town
Electric Groove Yoga invites you to move through traditional yoga poses with a touch of groove to the sounds of floor filling tunes this November at Eastside Edinburgh!
Sabotage Metal Night at Opium
Sabotage Metal Night at Opium
14th November 2019
Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
Sabotage has you covered! 100% metal with no repetition every second Thursday of each month - 8pm to late.
Find Music events in Edinburgh

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Yoga with Babies
Yoga with Babies
14th Nov 2019 - 19th Dec 2019
The Yoga Room Edinburgh, Edinburgh New Town
This Postnatal Yoga class, run by Jenny from Yoga Links, mainly focuses on easing mum's achy body and regaining her strength, whilst baby enjoys the sounds and interaction of other babies.
Castle of Light
Castle of Light
14th Nov 2019 - 22nd Dec 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!
W3L Fight For Life: Dalkeith
W3L Fight For Life: Dalkeith
15th November 2019
NA, Dalkeith
The World Wide Wrestling League is bringing an action packed wrestling event for all the family to Dalkeith & Woodburn Miners Club on 15th November!
Find Family and Kids events in Edinburgh

Nights Out Events you might like...

Playtime with James Lindsay
Playtime with James Lindsay
14th November 2019
The Outhouse, Edinburgh New Town
Bassist James Lindsay is in constant demand working with some of the top names in the UK folk & jazz circuits and makes his Playtime debut on 14th November at the Outhouse.
Café Voices: War and Peace
Café Voices: War and Peace
14th November 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Against the backdrop of Alexander Moffat‘s Elegies exhibition, Kati Waitzmann leads an evening of stories reflecting on the troubles of war and the healing properties of peace.
Castle of Light
Castle of Light
14th Nov 2019 - 22nd Dec 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!
Find Nights Out events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Castle of Light
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!
Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour Edinburgh
Holidays are coming... come and get your photo taken with the iconic Coca Cola Christmas Truck when it visits Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November 2019!
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Christmas at the Botanics 2019
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Catch-22
Taking place in a recreation of the nose cone of a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Heller’s satirical war classic will be performed by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group at The Biscuit Factory in November!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »