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Fiddle 2017 - Scots Fiddle Festival

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Most of the events at the Festival are by paid ticket but we do have a good selection of daytime free events at Fiddle 2017 - the Scots Fiddle Festival - at Summerhall including:

Saturday & Sunday Market Stalls (Techcube) The perfect place to treat yourself, your fiddle or someone else to an early Christmas present! See below for a list of stalls.

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm : Session (Techcube) Tunes! Come and play with other musicians at the festival. We’ll give you a place to play to your heart’s content.

Saturday & Sunday Live Fiddle Making : Matthew Hannafin (Summerhall Café - various times - non-ticketed) A chance to see fiddle making in action - carving scrolls, carving the outside and inside of the belly and backs of instruments, shaping necks and fitting necks to bodies. Mathew Hannafin will be at Summerhall and will provide some fiddles for you to try out. He is a member of the British Violin Makers Association and uses traditional materials, tools and methods to make new violins based on Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri models

Saturday 11am - 12pm : Come & Try Fiddle : Isla Ferguson (Courtyard Gallery) Pick up the fiddle for the first time and try some simple techniques and notes. Isla has a lot of experience and patience helping new students to begin their journey on the fiddle and enjoys making the instrument accessible to all.

Sunday 11am - 12pm : Come & Try Gaelic : Eilidh Munro (Courtyard Gallery) This workshop is open to anyone who would like to have a taste of Gaelic. The class will take an interactive and conversational approach. You will learn a few phrases, play some games and get some tips to help with pronunciation. 1

Live Fiddle Making : Matthew Hannafin (Summerhall Café - various times - non-ticketed) A chance to see fiddle making in action - carving scrolls, carving the outside and inside of the belly and backs of instruments, shaping necks and fitting necks to bodies. Mathew Hannafin will be at Summerhall and will provide some fiddles for you to try out. He is a member of the British Violin Makers Association and uses traditional materials, tools and methods to make new violins based on Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri models.

Enjoy the atmosphere and maybe you might be inspired to attend one of the ticketed events such as workshops, recitals, the Festival Club, Friday ceilidh, Sunday night concert or Slow Session at the Summerhall venue or the Friday and Saturday evening concerts at The Queen's Hall.

Check out the website at www.scotsfiddlefestival.com for details.

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