The Spring Sessions
May's Folk Flourish!
Falkirk Tryst Festival 12th - 21st May
Folk and Traditional music features throughout this year's Falkirk Tryst Festival with the folk club hosting and supporting a great range of events across the programme
Carron Cast present their new show Bairns, Boots & Bru in the beautifully atmospheric Faw Kirk whilst Joe Allison and his musical friends bring us Once Upon a Tryst and Fair at Chequers on Grahams Road
The excellent Barluath are at the FTH Studio for a Scots and Gaelic celebration "Failte!", a showcase event which also features the award winning Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir and the Miller Academy of Irish Dance
There's music and events taking place in a great variety of venues across the town offering fantastic entertainment in some brilliantly intimate settings
You can catch the Lazy Boys Of Banknock at Coffee On Wooer, Tryst Unplugged at the Acoustic Cafe, Philadelphia singer Lizanne Knott at the Tolbooth Tavern and The Tonkerers in our Folk Finale at Sporsters
In addition there are live performances at the Bean Row Pottery and at the Falkirk Bandstand
And that just the folk & trad!
The festival has a huge range of activies involving Falkirk's plethora of vibrant community groups offering music, blues, classical, indie, choral and more There's Storytelling, Dance, Theatre and Spoken Word, Literature, Drama and Magic!
And again, this year, there are some fabulous craft and health workshops
All kicks off with the opening Tryst Session Night on Thursday 11 May on the eve of the 10 day Festival
It's a great community led festival and we look forward to seeing you at one of the many events and activities
Checkout the brochure online at http://www.fdacc.org.uk
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Huge well done to the Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir following a stunning 1st Place in the youth choirs competition at the Glasgow Music Festival
We look forward to their performance at this year's Tryst Festival and Stirling Mod
with The Lazy Boys
Another great night to be had as the Lazy Boys Of Banknock head for Stirling this weekend for a special gig at the Allan Park South Church just next to the Albert Halls
Entry is just £5 and the event begins at 7pm
Be great to see you there
2017 Memberships Available
Why not join and become a member of Falkirk Folk Club and enjoy the membership benefits of discounted tickets, workshop events and more
It costs £10 for the year and is a great way to show support for the club and it's work done to promote folk and traditional music throughout Falkirk and beyond
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.
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