Thursday, May 2, 2013
Kirkmahoe Concerts: One Day in May
25 May 2013
Following the success of this event last year, we present another day of terrific shows and
activities across the four venues of Kirkmahoe - part of the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival.
Nine Nests: Tom Pow (spoken word) Alex McQuiston (cello) Wendy Stewart (Harp)
An exploration of imaginary nests - part prose poetry, part natural history and part Borges. The cello,
the harp and the word inter-weave in a "festival of nine lessons" for Springtime. World premiere.
Barony Church, Dalswinton. 11.00am-12.15. £8
‘Open Mic’ Café with special guest compère
Dalswinton Village Hall. 12.30-2.00pm. Free
A huge success in 2012 - drop in, bring an instrument, sing a song, recite a poem – and enjoy great
food at the festival café together with the delicious coffee of festival barista, Professor Chris Isles.
Led by Amy Geddes
Kirkton Village Hall. 2.30-3.30pm. £3.
Fun and learning for children up to 12 years. Expert tuition for all abilities.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Jazz ... and some things you
Kirkton Church. 3-4pm. £8
Sixty minute whistle-stop. Great tunes and anecdotes from acclaimed players Stuart Johnson
(saxaphones and clarinet) and Avril Greenhow Parker (piano and keyboards).
Kirkton Church Café
Open 4.00 - 7.30pm
For teas, coffees, sandwiches, and cakes between events
The Amy Geddes Trio
Kirkton Church. 7.30-9.30pm. £10
Amy Geddes is at the forefront of contemporary Scottish fiddle playing. She will be joined by Kevin
MacKenzie (guitar) and Tom Lyne (double bass). Don’t miss this terrific band, live and unplugged!
Individual events, as priced. ‘Day ticket’ for three concerts, (plus the fiddle workshop if required)
and a free coffee at the festival cafe: £25. Booking strongly advised. For all tickets contact: The
Midsteeple, Dumfries; Thomas Tosh, Thornhill or telephone 01387 740045. Follow us on Facebook