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Mixter Maxter 13 (October 2019)

Mixter Maxter 13 is heading to pastures new: the village of Spott, near Dunbar, on Saturday 5th October 2019. Spott is 30 miles east of Edinburgh. The idea is for everyone simply to enjoy playing music in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.


The workshop costs £28.00 including teas/coffees, but you've to bring your own lunch this time. 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) 14
  • Alison Shannon (whistles)
  • Dave Rawson (mandolin)
  • Annette Rawson (ukulele)
  • David Williamson (whistles)
  • Deirdre Craddock (fiddle)
  • Derek Shannon (mandolin)
  • Elaine Armstrong (fiddle)
  • Fiona Crombie (fiddle)
  • Ian Young (whistle)
  • Iris Howitt (whistle)
  • Jan Russell (banjo)
  • Loraine Griffiths (fiddle)
  • Sìne Smillie (fiddle)
  • Tom Fernie (mandolin)


East Lothian All the tunes and songs in the workshop have a theme, which this time is "East Lothian". The notation for the tunes and songs will be able to be downloaded from this page in due time. If you require any other types of notation (tab, fiddle fingering, etc), please let me know.

Tunes for the Workshop
1 The Canongate Twitch/Kelly's Bar
2 The Witches Song
3 The Sallow Carlin/The Witches Jig/An Untidy Witch
4 The Spott Waltz
5 The Haggies o' Dunbar/Dunbar Castle
6 Sir Hew Dalrymple's/Miss Dalrymple's Jig
7 The Spott Hornpipe
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Standard Notation Mandolin tablature Whistle notation


Spott Village Hall
High Road
EH42 1RJ

Coming soon.

Location: Spotts, nr Dunbar
Date: 5th Oct 2019
Time: 10.30am-4.00pm
Latest edit 20th Aug 10.10pm

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