Travelling Tradition Workshops stART Festival 2007
Incorporated in stART 2007 is a celebration of the contribution made by the local travelling community to the art and culture of the region. The taster workshops that were run during the stART Festival allowed participants to try out some of the now vanishing crafts of the travelling culture and to listen to stories and songs of the recent past. For information about distinguished local author and story teller Sheila Stewart M.B.E. follow the link: www.folkmusic.net/htmfiles/inart599.htm
For more information about celebrated writer and story teller Jess Smith, follow the link: www.jesssmith.co.uk
|Music, Song and Stories||Paper Flower Making||Story Round||Music and Song|
|Images & Stories||Piping the Old Way||Storytelling and Ballads||Songs and Stories Get Together|
|Turlie Basket making|
Music, Song and Stories
This great family session delighted and enchanted partisipants as accomplished artists Sheila Stewart and Ian MacGregor introduced them to the oral tradition that is the travelling way of life.
Participant comment “I feel privileged and have learned so much about travelling people which was very enlightening. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.”
|Music and Song - Ian MacGregor brought
the first day's activities in Rattray Hall to a close with
a family session of music and song.
Participant comment “Fantastic experience and just unforgettable”
|Songs and Stories Get Together - to round up proceedings at Rattray Church Hall, we joined Sheila, Jess and Ian and Hamish in a final session of music, song and stories.|
| Turlie Basket Making
- with Jane Wilkinson.
A fantastic opportunity to make your very own traditional-style turlie basket during this two day workshop.