Trad on the Tyne 31 Aug - 2 Sept features Daimh, Siobhan Miller and Wendy Stewart
- Year of Creative Scotland
- 16 August 2012
This article is from 2012.
2012 Trad on the Tyne will Steele the Show on the small festival circuit
By the end of August you may feel frazzled by the excitements of the Fringe, and sad that it's come to an end. But fear not! This small, relaxed festival is the perfect antidote to the Fringe-withdrawal blues: boasting a wonderful array of music, workshops, pony rides and delicious food, what more could you possibly want?
Trad on the Tyne arrives in Haddington end of August 2012 to refresh our frayed Fringe spirits. Recently shortlisted for the Scottish Event Awards - Best Small Festival, Trad on the Tyne (31 August - 2 September 2012) is a festival of music and plenty more!
A festival feast in more ways than one; the programme includes last year’s Celtic Connections hit ‘Steele the Show’, an outstanding tribute to Davy Steele, further concerts (including one by the Celtic ‘supergroup’ Daimh), come-and-try and late night sessions, workshops by the talented Gary West, Wendy Stewart and Siobhan Miller, an Open Stage, storytelling, face painting, pony rides and a hog roast!
Trad on the Tyne, organised by Haddington Pipe Band in association with the Waterloo Bistro, returns for its second year to promote the enjoyment of – and participation in – music in the lovely setting of Haddington’s East Haugh by the river Tyne.
Festival fever not only hits the capital; across the country there is a vast array of festivals happening during August. So, if you fancy heading out of the city and experiencing a cultural adventure elsewhere, these events may just tickle your creative fancy.
Year of Creative Scotland is helping to spotlight, celebrate and promote Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage. Find out all that this special year has to offer at www.visitscotland.com/creative.