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September 2015

The Castaways

Saturday, September 5, 2015 @ 14:00 - 14:30

The Castaways are celebrating 20 years together as a close harmony singing group. They have a varied repertoire of Scots and contemporary songs. Just the thing to chill out to and to get everybody in the mood for the exhibition and the rest of PENFEST The Castaways open this years Festival and with a concert of song set against the backdrop of the Annual Open Art Exhibition. Come and be entertained, get your first view of the new exhibition, vote…

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Samba Junk Workshop (for adults)

Sunday, September 6, 2015 @ 14:00 - 16:00
£4 – £5

Enjoy the rhythms of Samba at this fun workshop for adults led by Liz Steven. Liz uses a variety of  instruments to introduce you to the rhythm of Samba. By the end of the workshop you will be in a festival mood. No previous experience required. All equipment provided. Numbers on this workshop limited to 28; so advanced booking is recommended. Comments from previous participants in workshops with Liz: "I have never done anything like this before and am not…

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Music across the Centuries

Sunday, September 6, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:30

This concert has been cancelled. We are sorry for any disappointment. We hope to be able to reschedule the concert for early in 2016.

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Sing along with Penicuik Folk Club

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 @ 20:30 - 22:30
Shottstown Miners Club, 65 John Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 8AT United Kingdom
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Join Penicuik Folk Club for an informal evening of song, music and anecdotes. All are welcome. Bring your voice, instrument or just sit and relax and enjoy the crack. This is a free event

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Poetry and Music in Rosslyn Chapel

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:20
Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan
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£6 – £8

Henry Marsh Pauline Prior-Pitt Alan Riach Three poets and four musicians combine their talents to present this very popular evening of poetry and music in Rosslyn Chapel. Poets are: Professor Alan Riach is a Scottish poet and academic. He was born in 1957 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire and studied at Cambridge and Glasgow. He is the author of several books of poetry including Arts of Independence, Arts of Resistance and Homecoming; new poems 2001-2009 Pauline Prior-Pitt's poetry readings attract large audiences…

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Singing Workshop with Siobhan Miller

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 14:00 - 16:00

Siobhan was voted Scots Singer of the Year in 2011 and again in 2013. She won the BBC2 Young Folk award in 2008 along with Jeana Leslie. Siobhan is also an experienced singing tutor. This will be a marvellous workshop and is open everybody who just wants to sing. No previous experience needed and no music-reading skills needed. Tickets are £5 and are available from our craft shop at 4 West Street. We are having technical difficulties with our website.…

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Festival Concert

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:30
Town Hall, High Street
Penicuik, EH26 8HS
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£8 – £10

This celebration of local talent is headlined by our own Siobhan Miller, accompanied by Aaron Jones. Superb classical guitar music from Spain and elsewhere will be provided by the Scottish Guitar Duo: Selina Madeley and Penicuik’s Philip Thorne, MBE. The show is opened by Liquid State, a young, vibrant 4-piece who met at Penicuik High School. Siobhan Miller & Aaron Jones JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjIzNjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIyMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGZlBUZ3d0N242SDQlMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U= Siobhan Miller is one of the foremost singers in Scotland. Already a two time winner of the 'Scots…

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