Hot Line Up for Folk At the Tryst!
Falkirk's 2016 Tryst Festival is shaping up to be one of the best ever
With an amazing variety of shows, productions, exhibitions and performances over 15 days of events and activities for all ages
Falkirk Folk Club once again brings the highest calibre musicians from the folk and traditional scene to the heart of the festival and brings our fabulous talented performers from the Falkirk area to the stage
Falkirk Town Hall is the venue for our two feature concerts supported by Carroncast which welcome the internationally renowned Karen Matheson and Band and one of the fastest rising groups on the scene, Dallahan.
With performances by the Falkirk Trad Music Project and Carroncast we have the perfect mix of talent young, emerging and established
You' re never "far from folk" throughout the fortnight with events at the Howgate Centre, Bean Row Pottery and High Street, all rounded off with a rousing Folk Finale at the Tolbooth Tavern on 29 May
There's also opportunity for all to participate in the music with session nights at the Tolbooth Tavern
Keep an eye on the website and brochure for full details on all Tryst Festival events
The wonders of the Kist o Riches
A tremendous resource, the Kist o Riches website contains over 30,000 oral recordings made in Scotland and further afield, from the 1930s onwards. The items you can listen to include stories, songs, music, poetry and factual information.
Piper Neil's 5 x 50 Challenge
Running 5k over 50 days, local Bagpiper Neil completes his challenge at the start of this year's festivalTo the memory of fellow Scots Guard 'Fluff' Aitchison and raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, Neil completes his challenge, playing his pipes for the whole final 5k leg of the journey reaching Falkirk High Street and Trinity Church at 1230 Full details of the route and to lend support can be found at http://www.facebook.com/GreatGlenPiping
Thank Folk It's Friday!
Yes, it's pay week for many and what better way to celebrate than a night out singing along to a great selection of folk and trad... and much more besides!
All in a great friendly atmosphere at the Tolbooth Tavern
Performed by Stuart, Ros & Ian with spot performances along the way
Come and join us, and it's free!
Music from 9pm till late
You can now donate to Falkirk Folk Club
As a not-for-profit organisation, the aim of Falkirk Folk Club is to promote and provide a platform for the live performance of Folk and Traditional Music and Song in the Falkirk area.
We would be delighted to have your support in helping to raise funds which will ensure that we can maintain the high quality, range and variety of events throughout the year encouraging participation at all levels.
With our members, friends and associates active across the community we will continue to raise the profile of Folk and Traditional Music and enable enjoyment of its’ rich heritage and tradition to Falkirk’s diversity of groups and ages.
We would be most grateful for any donation of any size that you can afford to make.Be it £1, £2, £5, €10 or $50, every pound. dollar or euro will be used to ensure that Folk & Traditional Music remains at the heart of Falkirk's cultural development.
To donate, simply click the button at the top of the page and you will be redirected to the PayPal website.
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