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The Gathering 2017

Double hat tricks for number six! The sixth annual Gathering in Crieff took place once again at the Strathearn Artspace, and it was a very special one. We had more participants than ever before, and it was was the weekend of my 60th birthday - wow. I'm still recovering.

The Gathering 2017
The Music
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Tunes in The Gathering Tunebook 2017
  • The Gathering Polka
  • Dream Valley of Glenda-ruel/Battle of the Somme
  • St Mary's Polka/Church Street Polka
  • The Crookit Bawbee/Ye Banks and Braes
  • The Burning Crieff
  • Seonaidh's Tune/ Glenlyon/Miss Girdle
  • Boys of Blue Hill/Off to California
  • Nigel's Inspiration/Shute is Scary
  • The Cobbler/Miss Maria Stewart's
  • Liberty/The Hut on Staffin Island
  • Wells Waltz/Starry Night for a Ramble
  • Rowan Tree/Maxwelltown Braes
  • Mr & Mrs MacLean of Snaigow
  • Black Douglas/Lammas Tide
  • St Giles' Cathedral
  • Farley Bridge
  • Bruce's Address
  • Many's the Thing/Tatties and Herring
  • The Piper's Ceilidh
  • Tighnabruaich/The White Cockade
  • Highland Mary
  • Waltz for Kylin
  • The Minstrel Boy/Kelly the Boy from Killane/The Dawning of the Day
  • Sunset on Foula/The Gathering Waltz

The Participants (84)
Adelheid Cooney (flute)
Alan Shute (accordion)
Alison Marsh (fiddle)
Alison Schreiber (fiddle)
Alison Shannon (whistle)
Alison Woolerton (whistle)
Allan Sturrock (mandolin)
Ann Morrison (guitar)
Anne Shade (mandolin)
Anne Wallace (fiddle)
Annette Scott (ukulele)
Bill Craigie (fiddle)
Bill Wallace (accordion)
Bernie Hewitt (accordion)
Bryan Anderson (guitar)
Catherine Crawford (cnc)
Catherine Lewis (mando)
Cathy Davidson (fiddle)
Chris Mahoney (whistle)
Charlie Kennedy (mando)
Colin Macaldowie (mand)
David McKeggie (whistle)
David McLagan (melodeon)
David Stephenson (mla)
David Williamson (whistle)
Davy Strachan (guitar)
Diane Mullins (flute)
Dennis Kelly (button box)
Derek Shannon (mando)
Douglas Scott (ukulele)
Donald Easton (flute)
Duncan Sutherland (gui)
Eoin McIntyre (concertina)
Ellie Ellis (mandolin)
Finlay Corfield (melodeon)
Francis McCall (guitar)
George Davidson (mando)
Gillian Hart (fiddle)
Graham Morrison (mando)
Harvey Sheppard (cello)
Heike Gleser (whistle)
Helen Quigley (clarsach)
Ian Wilson (fiddle)
Iris Howitt (whistle)
Isobel Sheppard (cello)
Isabel Tulloch (mandolin)
Jack Millar (mandolin)
James Falconer (.....)
Jan Russell (banjo)
Jane Austin (mandolin)
Jane Culpan (melodeon)
Jim Pattison (mandolin)
John Culbert (mandolin)
John Lewis (fiddle)
John Shade (tenor banjo)
John Shaw (fiddle)
John Verth (mandolin)
Joy Lowther (fiddle)
Kate Morss (whistle)
Madeleine Brand (acc)
Mairi Robertson (harp)
Mandy Moffat (fiddle)
Margaret Potter (fiddle)
Michael Lennon (acc)
Mike Dixon (banjo)
Myles Lobjoie (harmonica)
Nigel Gatherer (M.C.)
Paul McBrien (mandolin)
Pauline Cowan (whistle)
Peter Beaven (mandolin)
Robert Harrison (mando)
Rosemary Campbell (fid)
Ruth Hannah (melodeon)
Sandy Frain (mandolin)
Sarah Nelson (fiddle)
Steve Roberts (double bass)
Stevie Neil (guitar)
Stuart Wilson (fiddle)
Su Clark (mandolin)
Susan Johnson (acc/fid)
Tom Fernie (mandolin)
Tom Inglis (fiddle)
Tony Collins (accordion)
Valerie McCutcheon (fid)

The Photos (Thanks to John Scott and Tom Fernie)
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Location: Strathearn Artspace, Crieff
Date: 20th May 2017
Time: 10.30am-4.30pm
The Gathering 2016 Group Photo

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