The Border Gaitherin is back in 2014
and we are currently planning a great weekend of musical entertainments
and activities for all our participants.
Come and enjoy
- high quality traditional music workshops
spectacular youth concert
- concerts with both young and established
- 'masked' ceilidh - two great ceilidh bands
- lively pub sessions, songs & tunes
- 'Open Stage' Performances welcomed
Community Cafe - all
- 'Session A697' -late night 'cool'
tunes & hot soup
the longest set of jigs??
A charity musical marathon - all musicians
our renowned friendly atmosphere
The Border Gaitherin is the major showcase for Borders music and for the immense musical
and creative talent which resides here in the Borders. However this
year we are pleased to have American guest musicians bringing an
Appalachian flavour to the weekend.
'The Border Gaitherin' tutors and guests provide an exciting and
inspirational blend of youth, experience, tremendous skill, all supporting our focus
on 'Traditional Futures' and furthering the creative
talent of young and old, locals and visitors alike.
JOIN US -
Come and add to your traditional music experience in the stress-free,
informal atmosphere and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and
friendliness of the town of Coldstream on the River
Tweed. Post code TD124AP
Facebook Event page
for 2014 (not
Our 2014 tutors and guest performers are in the process of being
Tuition workshops will include :-
for all levels, plus advanced fiddle techniques l
Harmony Song l
Workshop Booking recommended.
for information, or
call 01835 862423
(Mon- Sat 9am-7pm)
for booking concert, ceilidh, and
Workshops normally take place in Coldstream Primary School and a few
other venues in the centre of the town.
Camping nearby and
Join our Facebook Border Gaitherin Events
your friends where you're going to be on 30th and 31st May, 1st June
in Coldstream of course !!
YouTube video selections from
Here are two Border Tunes from Lori Watson to get you going.
Collage above compiled from
images by Sandy Watson.
Absolutely Legless in 2013
Coldstream is definitely 'the place to be' on
Friday 30th May, Saturday
31st May, Sunday 1st,June, 2014
you there too!
And also at The Border Gaitherin this year professional sound and light