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Campsie Art Vibe

Milton of Campsie Art Club recently hosted an art event, the Campsie Art Vibe, supported by Festival 2018. The info below was our introductory news about it. Now that it has concluded, we're delighted to be able to report that the Campsie Art Vibe was an outstanding and well-attended success.

www.glasgow2018.com/festival

Art Vibe Flyer front      Art Vibe Flyer reverse      Art Vibe Family Day flyer


Campsie Art VIBE is a celebration of art and creativity across East Dunbartonshire and the Campsies. It runs from 6th to 12th August but 

most of the activities take place on Sat 11th/Sun 12th. The idea is to showcase the talent and creativity of local artists and provide 

opportunities for people to get involved and try something new. As well as some well known local artists opening up their own studios to 

the public where you can meet, chat and see them at work, there is also a pop-up shared studio day being hosted by MoC art club in MoC 

village hall and a Family Art Day at the Memorial Hall in Lennoxtown.


There will be a range of activities on offer at the Family Art Day from 1:30-4:30 on Sat 11th for adults as well as children. Come along and 

have a go at an acrylic pour, try silk painting or paint a ceramic. There will also be live music, storytelling for the little ones and a fabulous 

tearoom run by the hall committee.


The creative spaces pop up studio day on Sunday in Milton of Campsie also has plenty to offer with original artwork from local artists 

available and a range of tutorials and drop in activities. Still life painting with Maggie Sadullah, pastel tutorials with Lynn Howarth and 

upcycling with Selvedge Selvedge. 11am - 4pm Sunday 12th August (Some tutorials start at 10am)


Full details can be found at www.facebook.com/CampsieArtVIBE

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MAYFEST MAGIC

The first of our two Arts & Music festivals this year was held from Mon 7th to 13 May 2018. It was once more a great success thanks to the active involvement of many participants, including Art Club members and supporters.
 

The pictures below illustrate the success of this year's MAYFEST presented by Milton of Campsie Village Hall Trust. Donations to the Hall Trust by all

MAYFEST participants totalled approximately 440 which will go towards further upgrading of the Hall facilities. On behalf of the Hall Trust the

organisers thank the Festival Team and all performers and exhibitors who contributed their time and talents towards this exuberant festival of Art 

& Music. The  event ran over a full week, culminating in the weekend 11th-13th with the Art Exhibition and concerts.  


The festival kicked off with the Campsie Countryside Walk, blessed by warm sunshine and ably led by Ann Martin. 

This ended at the lovingly restored Old Station area, with cakes and coffee donated by Billingtons and much enjoyed music from the Calum Low 

duo on accordion and drums. 

MF18 Walkers  MF18 Station 1  MF18 Station 22  MF18 Calum & Co

                                                  Start of the walk....              .....End of the walk at the Old Station                 Music by Calum Low duo


The Art demo was presented by the professional artist Lynn Howarth who produced a terrific portrait with the aid of a volunteer sitter. The large 

audience attending this demo found it most interesting and instructive.

MF18 Lynn Howarth demo

Lynn Howarth Demo


The Milton of Campsie Art Club exhibition was very successful, with 15% of exhibited pictures sold and many prints. Artist Carla Faulkner's fine 

seascape won the competition by public vote for the most-liked painting. The children's art workshop presented by local professional artist, 

Derek Gray, was an inspiring event with really commendable efforts from the young participants.


The Grand Opening was performed by East Dunbartonshire Provost Alan Brown, whilst lovely piano music was provided by local resident, Tanya 

Tvinogradova to accompany the viewing of paintings. There was strong support from our elected representatives: Rona Mackay. MSP, Cllr. Gary

Pews and Cllr. Susan Murray.

MF18 Opening             MF18 Provost at Opening               MF18 John Lindsay & Tanya

                                                       The grand opening                                   David Stirling with Provost Alan Brown         Tanya Vinogradova with Art Club president John Lindsay

The weekend of musical events was well-attended and enjoyed by all. This included the Celtic Folk Music Concert which was superbly 

compered by Stan Quirk with four sets of excellent performers. The "Young Folk on Stage" concert was very well organised and hosted by Michael 

Boyle. Show-cased were some fine young singers, instrumentalists and dancers. Finally the the Sunday Lunchtime Jazz session provided an 

enthusiastic audience with relaxing music from Richard Burton's Jazz Quartet.

MF18 Kids Show        MF18 Jazz

                                                                                                  Saturday, Young Folk on Stage                       Sunday, Richard  Burton and Jazzco

The provision of superb refreshments was well-organised by Mary Bannatyne and her team of helpers who all deserve many thanks. Last but not 

least, we must also thank Elliott Summers' heavy gang for their hard work with stage set-up, lighting and tables.


The Mayfest 2018 organisers thank East Dunbartonshire Arts Council, The Coop Community Fund and Milton of Campsie

Community Council for providing essential support, enabling this community festival to remain absolutely free!

Brilliant OctoberFest 2017!

 

OctoberFest presented by Milton of Campsie Village Hall was a great success – thanks to the support of the communities throughout a wide area, East Dunbartonshire Arts Council, MoC Community Council and the COOP.

Milton of Campsie Art Club put on an impressive 72-painting display and sold 11% plus many special bargain pictures and prints. Joint winners of the Art Prize for the best-liked picture were Elke Hinton and Geoff Foord. 32 musicians gave their services, and donations were gratefully received from visitors to help the Village Hall in its impressive refurbishment project.

160 visitors enjoyed the great variety of art, music, dance and refreshments, especially the Scottish craft-brewed ales provided by MoC Coop! The Chair of Milton of Campsie Community Council, Jamie McGuire, opened the show followed by appreciative viewing by all present. Music was provided by Elliott Summers (guitar) and members of Campsie Scottish Folk Players, while Art Club members provided fine hospitality.

OctFest17 Opening      OctFest17 Beer

                    Artists & Visitors at the Art Exhibition Opening                                                   Sampling the Real Ales

 

A Hall full of jazz-lovers enjoyed the Sunday afternoon with JazzCo and trumpeter Robert Henderson playing, with Chris Clark's singing and guitar. Andrew Greig's Factor Forte got a packed hall dancing on Saturday - including a lot of young folk enjoying their Beatle numbers and rock-pop. The  ARCARA recorders playing on Friday evening were sheer magic and the music by the Bucher String Trio on Saturday afternoon was a delight.

OctFest17 Factor Forte     OctFest17 ARCARA    OctFest17 Bucher String Trio

Factor Forte                                                                                                          ARCARA                                                                               Bucher String Trio

OctFest17 JazzCo       OctFest17 Chris Clark

               JazzCo                                               Chris Clark

 

The Art Club's excellent Calendar, show-casing their paintings, sold quickly and they are now on sale for only 3.00 at the Post Office in Milton of Campsie and the Auld Kirk Museum. Thanks to George Smith for technical skill in the production and to East Dunbartonshire Arts Council for support. 

2018 Calendar                           2018 Calendar Rear
Front Cover - Och Aye The Moo!........                                          .........and the Back Cover

 

Teams of helpers from the village made this event possible. Those to be thanked for assisting with refreshments include the organiser, Mary Bannatyne, with Anne Stevenson, Josie Dunipace , Fiona Quirk, Kazia Shand, Susan Murray, Mia Casey and Laura Mellor of the COOP. Thanks also to  the 'heavy gang' organiser, Elliott Summers, for dealing with staging, equipment and furniture together with Andrew Morton, Gregor Summers and Neil Kitchener. Michael Boyle helped greatly with event organisation and Sue Baxendale with social media team advertising.

 
The strong support for this community event was much appreciated.




CAMPSIE MAYFEST 2017: FESTIVAL OF ART AND MUSIC


Milton of Campsie Art Club laid on a fascinating and very instructive painting demonstration of three seascapes by professional artist, Roseanne Barr. This was enjoyed by an audience of 30 art enthusiasts.
  Roseanne Barr demo             Roseanne Barr                                               Audience at RB demo           Attentive audience!

The weekend of events kicked off with the main Art Exhibition. The official Opening on Friday evening was carried out by our newly-elected local councillor, Mohrag Fischer, this being her first public engagement. 15 artists from Milton of Campsie Art Club featured on the main hall walls with 68 pictures displayed. Delightful background music accompanied the picture viewing, provided by Sieglinde Bucher, violin, with her husband on cello. Elliott Summers also entertained with some nifty guitar work.
Cllr Fischer, MP Stewart McDonald      Cllr Mohrag Fischer, MP Stuart McDonald       Audience at OpeningArtists and public at the opening.


Later, the hall was packed for an outstanding concert by St Vincent Baroque Players, with the great bass-baritone, Frank McCamley, providing fine Scottish Renaissance songs.
Some of SVBP     Members of SVBP            Full Ensemble SVBP   Full Ensemble SVBP!


On the Saturday afternoon the 'Open Stage' for our musical young folk was strongly supported by a full capacity audience. The varied programme included singers, dancers and players of the clarsach, violin, saxophone, guitar, keyboard, and recorder. The Lorraine McDonald Dancers provided lively entertainment from the teenage and the ‘toddler’ groups. Those attending the concert also enjoyed the superb creations from six contributors to the Craft Fair as well as the Art Exhibition.


There was another full house for the Celtic folk concert on Saturday night, in which the Campsie Scottish Folk Players presented a superb programme of their own recorded compositions and their sensitive arrangements of traditional Irish tunes. Frances Diamond’s singing of Burns’ songs was magical. Outstanding was the music of the guest artists, Rhona MacKay Trio with Eddie McGuire on flute. Their CDs sold like hot cakes!  Such renowned performers bring in the art-buyers too.
Rhona MacKay trio Rhona Mackay Trio  CSFP & Rhona Mackay Trio Both bands on stage!   Mike Clayton & Frances DiamondMike Clayton & Frances Diamond

The Sunday jazz afternoon provided the grand finale. The unique Black Diamonds Havana Band presented trad jazz at its best, with two fine singers. This was followed by the fascinating sounds of Richard Burton’s JazzCo. After this, the eagerly awaited announcement of the best-liked painting was made. The painting chosen by over 200 viewers as their favourite was, by a significant margin, “Glasgow Lights" by Carla Faulkner.
Black Diamonds Havana Band Black Diamonds Havana Band    JazzCoRichard Burton's JazzCo

So ended a memorable Campsie Mayfest 2017, possibly the best yet!




OctoberFest 2016 Success!

Our three-day OctoberFest held in Milton of Campsie Village Hall was a great success, thanks to the support of the communities over a wide area.
This Village Hall Trust benefit event raised a total of 383.  As always the Art Club put on a fine exhibition and sold 18% of the paintings on display.  Musicians, many from afar, gave their services in aid of the Hall and its renovation work.

Visitors enjoyed the impressive variety of art, music, dance and refreshments, especially the Scottish Real Ales provided by MoC Coop for the organised tasting event! The chair of the Hall Trust, David Stirling, opened the show. Then tasteful background music was provided by Andrew Greig (piano) and Elliott Summers (guitar) while the pictures were being viewed. Milton of Campsie Art Club members ably provided the hospitality with Fair-Trade drinks and table service. A trusty team of helpers from the village made this whole event possible. Those to be thanked for giving help with refreshments include Fiona Quirk, Margaret Boyle, Ann Pert, Mary Bannatyne, Anne Sharp, Mia Casey and Laura of MoC Coop. Thanks also to those who helped with staging, equipment and furniture – Andrew Morton, Jim Pert, Syd Sharp, Michael Boyle, Geoff Foord, Arran Summers and Susan Murray.

The Art Club exhibited 63 framed paintings well up to their usual high standard. Buyers bought 11 of these and chose a dozen pictures from a print selection and table-sale. Visitors voted for their favourite picture and the outright winner this year was Carla Faulkner. The Art Club again produced a high quality Calendar featuring members' paintings. It’s now on sale for only 3.00 at the Post Office in Milton of Campsie and at the Auld Kirk Museum - a unique stocking-filler present. Thanks to East Dunbartonshire Arts Council for support with the calendar, and to the technical skill of George Smith.

A packed hall of folk lovers enjoyed the local Campsie Scottish Folk Players who played a mixture of traditional music and their own compositions. The ever-popular Willow Moon singers gave a brilliant close-harmony performance. In the ceilidh dance interludes songs from Stan Quirk and Rena Scott were a delight and the fine accordion playing of Calum Low was much appreciated. The nine-piece Campsie Ceilidh Band got the joint jumping, with everyone on the floor for the final Orkney Strip the Willow.

Rena                              Willow Moon                                   Stan Quirk        
                                                         Rena Scott with a Scottish song                                   Close harmony with Willow Moon                                            Stan Quirk in full voice

October dancers                                                     Jan Winder
                                                                                                  Ceilidh dancers in full swing                     Jan Winder from Torrance and Marcos from Spain playing with the Campsie Ceilidh Band

On Saturday evening the nine Lydia De Rosa Singers gave a really professional presentation of music, ancient and modern – a magnificent show with lots of fun.

The Hall was packed to capacity for Sunday afternoon Jazz. The audience enjoyed trad with Stevie's Up-Town Band, followed by the fine voice of Chris Clark with guitar.

Jazz concert 1                       Jazz concert 2                            Chris Clark
                                                      Capacity audience enjoys Stevie's Uptown Band                            Hot jazz from Stevie's Uptown Band                      Chris Clark sings from the Great American Songbook

The organisers acknowledge financial help from G66+live, MoC Coop, Kenwil printers, and the Kirkintilloch Herald for their support in making this festival a terrific success.

Many thanks to all involved in raising money for the Village Hall Trust’s Hall restoration.






CAMPSIE MAYFEST 2016 : Art & Music festival

The pictures show the extent and the great success of  'G66+live' Campsie Mayfest 2106, promoted by Milton of Campsie Village Hall Trust. 

The art events started with a public painting demonstration by renowned professional artist, Nicole Stevenson.

N Stevenson art demo

The Opening of the big Art Exhibition started the weekend of events. Both our MP Stuart McDonald and MSP Rona Mackay were there in support. Rona did the honours for the official opening, and she informed a large audience that this was her first public engagement since the election! 14 artists from Milton of Campsie Art Club covered the main hall walls with 70 pictures. Delightful live music on piano, guitar and lute accompanied the picture viewing.

                          R Mackay MSP                                                                                                              S McDonald MP

              The Opening of the Art Exhibition & the Festival weekend by our new MSP, Rona Mackay.                                          Our local MP, Stuart McDonald, enjoys the exhibition of paintings.                             
           Here she is being welcomed by the Chair of the Milton of Campsie Hall Trustees, David Stirling.

                                                                                 Elliott Summers guitar                                                                                       Artists
                                                         Elliott Summers entertains the art-lovers with his guitar.                                Nine of the fourteen Milton of Campsie Art Club exhibitors.

Next came Factor Forte, a cover band with stupendous arrangements of the greatest pops and three fine singers. Their beat really got people dancing. The 'Open Stage for our Young Folk' resulted in a capacity audience of over 100. 27 children performed superbly in a very varied programme with players of the clarsach, violin, saxophone, guitar, keyboard, banjo and whistles. The music varied from ancient Celtic melodies to fine modern pop tunes. The supple Lorraine McDonald Dancers provided lively entertainment in both halves of the programme.

                                       Factor Forte Night                                                      Kids Concert                       
                                            Rocking & Rolling among the paintings to Factor Forte playing Beatles' hits.                                  Rhona Boyle plays to a crowded hall at the Young Folks' concert - surrounded by MoC Art Club pictures.

This same afternoon the small hall was filled with superb creations from five contributors to the Craft Fair, including MoC Artists.

                                                                                        Karla craft demo
                                                                One of the five craft-workers, MoC Art Club member, Carla Faulkner, displays her creations at the well-supported Craft Fair.    
          
The children's art workshop, run by professional caricaturist, Derek Gray, had very enthusiastic participants who learnt a lot - creating faces which included the queen and Andy Murray!  

                                                                                              Derek Gray artist
                                                              Professional caricaturist, Derek Gray (Hon Member MoC Art Club), with two of the children at his art workshop.

The recorder band ARCARA presented an astounding programme with great variety. There was much interest and appreciation from a large audience.  

The grand finale was the jazz afternoon. The Allander Band presented good fun trad at it's best, and this was followed by Aubrey Gerber's fine swing band, The Sounds of Jazz. That was the end of a terrific Campsie Mayfest. 

The organisers on behalf of the Village Hall Trust thank all helpers and all members of the Art Club for their great show. Financial support from East Dunbartonshire Arts Council is gratefully acknowledged. Thanks also for publicity help from Scotland Voluntary Arts and the local Coop.

THE PHOTOS TELL IT ALL !!

St Andrew’s ART & MUSIC Festival 2015 Success.

As in previous years, the three-day St Andrew’s Festival in Milton of Campsie Village Hall was a success – thanks to the great support of communities beyond the village.

Milton of Campsie Art Club put on a fine display and musicians came from far and wide – giving their services to help the Hall. This proved very popular with those from the wider G66+live area and beyond.
Opening Night St Andrews Fest 2015 opening         Some appreciative supporters 2015 Nov audience

Visitors enjoyed the great variety of art, music, dance and refreshments, as documented in the Visitor’s book. Local Member of Parliament, Stuart McDonald, opened the Festival, After this, while the pictures were being viewed, some delightful music was provided by Darcy Howat, clarsach, and Rhona Boyle, violin. Milton of Campsie Art Club members provided fine hospitality with Fair-Trade drinks and table service by Diane Neely
A trusty band of helpers from the village made this event possible. Those to be thanked for giving help with refreshments in event breaks included Fiona Quirk, Margaret Boyle, Ann Pert, Mary Bannatyne, Mia Casey and Syd Sharp. Thanks also to the ‘heavy gang’ dealing with equipment set-up and clearing: Syd Sharp, Andrew Morton, Jim Pert, Stan Quirk, Derek Gray, Arran Summers, Michael Boyle and Alistair Heatherwick.
The Art Club excelled in displaying over 60 framed paintings for sale. Buyers could also choose from a print selection and a table-sale of good-value originals. Visitors voted for their favourite picture and the winner this year was Etta Dunbar. Nearly 20% of pictures were sold. Again the Art Club produced an excellent Calendar showing their paintings. These were also sold for 3.00 at the Post Office in Milton of Campsie and the Auld Kirk Museum: as last year it was a sell-out.

The folk lovers enjoyed the local Campsie Scottish Folk Players who played compositions selected from the new book of their own compositions. Their new CDs sold like hot cakes. Stan Quirk sang a lovely Irish Air with the band. The popular Willow Moon Singers provided close-harmony singing. The lively music from the nine-piece Campsie Ceilidh Band ensured that almost everyone was dancing. Interlude songs from Bill Forrest and Rena Scott were much appreciated, as was the clarsach of Darcy Howat.
Willow Moon performs
2015 Willow Moon            Campsie Scottish Folk Players 2015 Nov CSFP           CSFP with singer Rena Scott 2015 CSFP + Rhona
 

An enthusiastic audience had a rare treat in the orchestral programme presented by the St Vincent Baroque Players: Christmas Baroque music, Renaissance dances and Christmas carols. A highlight was the remarkable solo performance of Italian guitarist Marco Ramelli. The audience participated as an improvised ‘fun’ percussion band for Mozart’s Toy Symphony and other pieces, under the direction of the bass singer, Frank McCamley. The concert finished with everyone joining in the carol singing.
  2015 SVBP   St Vincent Baroque Players in action  2015 SVBP 2

The large Sunday afternoon Jazz audience enjoyed the 11-piece Black Diamonds Havana Band under John Power: they got people jiving.  The fest concluded with the swinging guitar of David Findlay and his trio including gorgeous singer, Celia Somers.
The music-appreciation visitors greatly enjoyed the artwork on display and purchased pictures!
2015 Jazz Jazz at St Andrews Fest, Milton of Campsie  2015 Jazz 2

The organisers acknowledge support from G66+live which made this festival a success.


Art Club 2016 Calendar
Following the success of the club's 2014 and 2015 calendars, we produced another for 2016 which sold out very quickly indeed, both at the St Andrews Art Exhibition (report above) and at local outlets. Purchasers were delighted not only by the quality of the calendar but with the quality of art displayed in the club artists' individual contributions.

                                       2016 calendar front                               2016 calndar rear

St Andrews Festival of Art and Music Nov 2014

The art exhibition was part of the 3-day village culture festival, 21-23 Nov 2014. As in previous years, it was a MIlton of Campsie Village Hall Trust promotion supported by grants from East Dunbartonshire Arts Council and G66+Live. It was the village’s annual “G66+Live” St Andrew’s Festival - this time under the umbrella of the 'Thomas Muir Festival' which helped with publicity. The grants enabled the Hall Management Committee to promote musical performance, Classical, Celtic Folk music, Jazz music and Art appreciation in Milton of Campsie and the surrounding area. Attractive music was provided throughout the exhibition as background for the viewers, and home baking added to the enjoyment of the coffee, cakes and conversation afternoon. This was the most successful Festival yet, involving local performers and the largest audiences yet achieved. It is a fine example of cooperation between Clubs and a Hall Trust, in which each benefits financially whilst boosting the community image of both.

Art Club 2015 Calendar
Following the success of the club's 2014 calendar, we produced another for 2015 which sold out very quickly indeed, both at the St Andrews Art Exhibition (report above) and at local outlets. Purchasers were delighted not only by the quality of the calendar but with the quality of art displayed in the club artists' individual contributions.
2015 Cal front                2915 cal back

East Dunbartonshire Art Exhibition at the Auld Kirk Museum, Kirkintilloch
An excellent exhibition ran in the Auld Kirk from Sat 16th Aug until Thur 18th Sep 2014, at which were displayed paintings
by many artists across East Dunbartonshire, including several by MOC Art Club members . Congratulations go to club members Vivian Durham and Lucas Forrest who won prizes at the exhibition opening.


Great Milton of Campsie Art Club Exhibition at the Auld Kirk Museum 3rd to 28th May 2014, Kirkintilloch!

The Club was delighted with the exhibition which ran from 3rd May to 28 May in the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch. A total of 76 pictures were displayed, with contributions of up to five framed pictures each from 16 Club members.

We wish to thank the very helpful Museum staff for a highly professional show and their preparation of fine publicity which featured a striking picture by Club member Geoff Foord. 

A professional artist judged the paintings and awarded first prize to Vivian Durham's oil painting, second prize to Lucas Forrest's water-colour and third to Jeanette Murray's pastel.

The comments in the Visitors' Book are superlative and this was reflected in the large number of paintings sold.

Club Calendar 2014

As a new venture the club produced a calendar for 2014, in good time to be displayed and sold during the 2013 St Andrews Festival. We're happy to report the calendars were much admired with the result that our print run sold out very quickly. Thanks to members who contributed images of their paintings and to Zak Hughen for his photographic expertise, also George Smith who handled the design and conversions to digital files. Later in the year we hope to produce another for 2015, in time for next St Andrews Fest. Don't miss it - it's an ideal stocking-filler at a very reasonable price.

calendar front                                            Calendar rear



St Andrews Fest Nov 2013


The Club once again displayed members' work at the St Andrew's Festival: 70 paintings on the walls and almost as many on the 'bargain table'.

Milton of Campsie Village Hall Trust promoted this G66+live Festival which featured a wealth of varied musical and artistic talent. The ceilidh audience enjoyed Stan Quirk singing with guitar, the Willow Moon singing quartet, Pat Woodcock on fiddle, Calum Low on accordion, and singers Bill Forest and Rena Scott. The Strathkelvin Ramblers sang their specially-composed 21st Anniversary Song. The Campsie Ceilidh Band was backed by fine drumming from guest, Paddy Flaherty. The St Vincent Baroque orchestra gave a lovely programme of Christmas Music including audience participation with percussion and carol singing. There was exquisite Violin playing by the rising Japanese star, Chiharu Shimano and moving songs from Davidona Pittock, Frank Mc Camley and Liz Sharkie.
Opening St A's Fest 2013


Sunday afternoon jazz was provided by the unique Black Diamonds Havana Band and jazz guitar of David Findlay. They raised 72 for the OXFAM Philippines Emergency Fund. As always, many fine paintings from Milton of Campsie Art Club were acquired by the lucky buyers.

Jazz Band at St A's Fest 2013
This Festival depended greatly on community effort. Thanks go to Anne Sharp, Mary Bannatyne, Mia Casey, Margaret Boyle and Fiona Quirk for refreshments and to Stephen Hughes, Andrew Morton, Barbara Mcintosh, Alistair Heatherwick and Stan Quirk for door duty, staging and heavy equipment work.





MAYFEST 2013

The Village Hall Trust and the Mayfest organisers wish to thank all those who made the Mayfest such a success this year. It would not have been possible without the helpers who gave their time in providing refreshments, assistance with setting up, etc. As always the 50 performers – providing pop, classical-baroque, folk, jazz, etc. – gave a great choice and, apart from the Celtic music night (with some astounding music), the hall was full and the audiences very enthusiastic about what they heard and saw. In particular, the young musicians and dancers were very well received by a very large audience. The art workshops – silk-painting and for children – were well attended and enjoyed. Finally East Dunbartonsire Arts Council and G66+Live must be thanked for their essential support. Some of the young folk are pictured below.

Mayfest 2013, Children
Our thanks go to Kirkintilloch Herald newspaper for the excellent photos.


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