Gill is bringing some of her ' Waterlines ' exhibition to St.Margaret's, Braemar from 15th September to the 23rd September (access is limited on 21st and 22nd due to rehearsals so please check for times)
The One Fine Day Music Festival, curated by composer Graham Fitkin and Scottish Harpist Ruth Wall, returns to St. Margaret’s, Braemar on 21st and 22nd September 2018. Featuring two concerts and a community workshop, this year’s event promises another illustrious parade of both renowned international artists and local talent with a mixture of new and familiar faces. Graham Fitkin has been described by The Independent as “One of the most important composers of our generation”.
Renowned Scottish poet Liz Lochhead reads her poems and delivers entertaining monologues whilst Steve Kettley adds musical interludes on the saxophone.
“From bittersweet to rude and raunchy Liz weaves a spellbinding and beguiling show mixing poems, monologues and music".
Barluath, a diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, who embrace both traditional and contemporary music will perform an opening concert for the start of the Mountain Melodies project where local young musicians will attend composition and masterclass workshops.
Barluath and local young musicians aged 14 – 17 years who have taken part in a week of composition and performance workshops as part of a project funded by the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to celebrate The Year of Young People. The concert will premier some of the new compositions that have been created during the week.
As part of this festival, St. Margaret's Braemar is holding an exhibition of Chair Art and Ginny Russell Wall Art
Braemar will be the setting this year for a poignant event celebrating the centenary of the World War One Armistice. The highlight of the concert on late afternoon Sunday, 18th November will be Paul Mealor and the Aberdeen University Chamber Choir, fresh from a performance at the Carnegie Hall in New York, and will commemorate the young men in the community lost, as well as celebrating our present armed forces.
An evening of winter music by the local choir.
Scottish harpist Ruth Wall, celebrated for her immaculate playing, performs on concert and lever harps, buzzing Renaissance harps, bray harp and Gaelic wire strung harp. She will curate an exquisite and magical Christmas programme with some surprises included. Will also feature Braemar local choir Wheesht.
Join us for the launch of this new exhibiton of artworks which presents an original vision to see how one small country can mobilise as a nation to be the first industrialised country to give back more to the global environment than it consumes.
Among the leading pioneers of the eco-art movement, the collaborative team of Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison (often referred to simply as “the Harrisons”) have worked for almost forty years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners and other artists to initiate collaborative dialogues to uncover ideas and solutions which support biodiversity and community development.