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Waulking the Barga Tweed

Waulking the Barga Tweed

Jimmy Hutchison and Erika Cragg have been busy weaving a length of tweed for the Waulking of The Tweed, which will happen in Piazza del Comune, as the climax to…

Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance

Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance

The pipers moved through the city this afternoon as the students and staff of the Hamish Moore School of Scots Music, Song and Dance walked in procession from their preferred…

Bel Canto in Barga

Bel Canto in Barga

Concerto con la partecipazione di artisti molto legati al festival Bel Canto: il baritono Bruno caproni, il soprano Sally Li, il pianista Julian Evans e il soprano Mariká van der…

The Meadows Mummers in Barga

The Meadows Mummers in Barga

The Meadows Mummers used to be called, the world’s only all-female mumming troupe; but then discovered friends in Birmingham, so now they are saying they are the only all-female GALOSHINS…

Lecture by Prof. Gary West – Hamish Henderson Memorial

Lecture by Prof. Gary West – Hamish Henderson Memorial

Hamish Scott Henderson (11 November 1919 – 9 March 2002) was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual. He was a catalyst for the folk revival in Scotland. He…