We chat with musician, novelist and playwright Colin MacIntyre about growing up in Mull and moving to London via Glasgow. Find out how to use the London tube for creativity and the importance of hearing a seagull on the banks of the Thames. There's also an update on the Mishnish and a great app tip [...]
We talk Edinburgh, St. Andrew's and the joys of Portobello Road as Alice Hopkins gives us her take on the first year in London If you are looking to bring a group along to the Ceilidh Club then drop us a line and we'll sort out a discount code. More info on dates here.
Our latest London Scots podcast. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde We chat with Edward Bloomfield about his life in Greenwich at the Royal Observatory and we find out some great apps to check out the skies. You can find out more about [...]
We talk Brixton, Brexit and Vodka with fashion graduate Hannah Louise Brownlie. Tattie Scones get a look in too. The lovely music is curtesy of Licence to Ceilidh.
Voice coach Sonya tells us about why it can be easier to enjoy nature living in London than the Highlands of Scotland. There's a nice shout out for her favourite pub in Crouch End. Sorry, I couldn't edit out the squeaky door.
In this episode Kevin - a long term London resident takes us back to 1978 when you could watch Spurs v ManU in FA Cup for £2. We get a a great tip for cheap theatre tickets.
Ceilidh Band Hire We get asked a fair bit about Ceilidh Band Hire, so we thought we'd write a blog post about it, capturing the main points. 1.Try to give yourself as much time as possible. It sounds obvious but it will mean that you have more chance of getting what you want. 2. Try [...]
London Scottish Bars OK, let's get the word 'Bevy' in the first sentence cause let's face we're going to be using it a lot in any discussion of London Scottish Bars - 'Going for a bevy?', ' We got bevvied last night', 'I'm aff the bevvy for January / Lent / by doctor's advice'. Of [...]
Scottish Country Dancing London We’ve bundled up Royal Scottish Country Dancing (RSCDS), Reeling and Ceilidh into 1 handy page of contacts for Scottish Country Dancing London. What’s the difference between them all? The RSCDS and its affiliates are at the more refined end of the spectrum and ceilidh is at the rumbustious end. Reeling lies [...]