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Mixter Maxter 10 (November 2017)

Mixter Maxter 10 is heading back to Peebles on Saturday 25th November 2017. The idea is for everyone simply to enjoy playing music in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.


The workshop costs £40.00 including teas, coffees and lunch. To book a space you can put down a £10 deposit using the button below, or in person, or by post (Nigel Gatherer, 8 Mitchell St, Crieff PH7 3AG). Alternatively you may wish to pay the full price. Your name can be added provisionally to the list just by contacting me.



Who's Going? ( = deposit paid)
  • Adelheid Cooney (flute)
  • Alison Shannon (whistle)
  • Carole Ross (hammer dulcimer)
  • Cathy Lewis (mandolin)
  • Derek Shannon (mandolin)
  • Diane Mullins (flute)
  • Eoin McIntyre (melodeon)
  • Eric Renshaw (mandolin)
  • George Davidson (mandolin)
  • Graham Morrison (mandolin)
  • Jack Miller (mandolin)
  • Jan Russell (banjo)
  • John Lewis (fiddle)
  • Kate Morss (ukulele)
  • Myles Lobjoie (bass)
  • Simon Cooper (concertina)
  • Vicky Pearson (whistle)


Spring All the tunes and songs in the workshop have a theme of "Whisky" and range from the early-18th century (Ode to Whiskey) to recently composed tunes (Ingrid Henderson's Whisky Shmisky). The notation for the tunes and songs will be able to be downloaded using the links below. If you require any other types of notation, please let me know.

Tunes for the Workshop
1 The Whisky Man/Da Spirit o' Whisky (schottische & reel)
2 The Coleburn (slow strathspey)
3 Ode to Whiskey (Carolan)
4 Threshing the Barley/Whisky Shmisky (jigs)
5 The Calton Weaver (song)
6 There's Naething Like the Talisker/Glenlivet (strathspey & reel)
7 The Angel's Share/Drink the Worts and Spill the Beer (slow air & 9/8 jig)
8 Ferintosh Whisky/The Laird Mhor (strathspey & reel)
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Standard Notation Mandolin tablature


MacFarlane Hall
EH45 8SW

(behind The Old
Parish Church of Peebles.
MacFarlane Hall is at the
West end of the High St
enter down the right side.
Disabled entry about 20
metres to the right by a
wooden walkway
Buses leave Edinburgh
Bus Station at 08.50 or
09.20 arriving at 10.00
and 10.30 respectively.
A bus leaves Peebles at
17.23 for returning to

Location: Peebles
Date: 25th Nov 2017
Time: 10.30am-4.30pm
Latest edit 19th Nov 2017 7.45pm

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |