Aberdeen based orchestras of fiddles and accordions that practice, perform and preserve traditional Scottish music.

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News items from Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society

Scottish Music Evening 2012

Close up picture of fiddle

The senior and junior orchestras of Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society are on stage once more, playing a variety of Scottish music. From soulful slow airs to rattlin' reels a great night of traditional entertainment is assured.

Venue: Lemon Tree Studio Theatre, West North Street, Aberdeen

Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions) + 10% booking fee

Event Time: 
Sun 29 Apr 2012, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Reel & Rowie Coffee Morning

Coffee Cup with Rowie beside it and violin on its side in the background

Come along and enjoy a cuppa and a rowie as Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society performs a variety of traditional Scottish music.

The St Devenick's Dancers will also be performing Scottish dancing during the morning.

Orchestra members will also be on hand if you're interested in joining the Society or want to find our more about us.

Event Time: 
Sat 28 Jan 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am

Conductor's 25th concert season celebrated

Conductor Graham Reid cuts his 25th concert season celebration cake

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society celebrated the 25th concert season of conductor Graham Reid at our annual Fiddlers’ Rally at Aberdeen Music Hall on Saturday 12 November 2011.

2011 Charities Online Financial Reporting Award

ICAEW Charities Online Financial Reporting Awards Seal

We're pleased to announce that the Society was named the winner for its income category in a national competition for charities that publish their annual reports and account online, at an awards ceremony held in London on 30 June 2011.

Tartan Day 2011

Tartan Material

Members of Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society will be performing a variety of traditional Scottish music in the city centre as part of the Tartan Day celebrations on 30 July 2011.

We'll be performing in Union Terrace Gardens. Exact timings are subject to the running time of the previous acts, but we will be appearing between 3.30pm and 4.15pm.

Event Time: 
Sat 30 Jul 2011, 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Fiddlers' Rally 2011

Fiddlers Rally - Fiddlers dressed in tartan playing

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society are hosting the annual Fiddlers' Rally at Aberdeen Music Hall on Saturday 12 November 2011.

Fiddle and accordion players from across Scotland will be joining us for a great evening of traditional Scottish music.

Event Time: 
Sat 12 Nov 2011, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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Making a 'reel difference' for CLAN

Certificate of Appreciation from CLAN for £1000 donation

On 14 March 2011 the Society was pleased to be able to present a cheque for £1,000 to local Aberdeen cancer support charity CLAN (Cancer Link Aberdeen & North). The donation was agreed by the members at the AGM in 2010.

St Andrew's Day Celebrations

St Andrews Day Celebrations Logo - Saltire Flag wrapped around the Earth

Appearance cancelled: Apologies but due to the weather preventing some of the members attending we won't be performing as advertised.

Event Time: 
Sun 28 Nov 2010, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Fiddlers' Spectacular 2011

Image of violin in background with Scottish singers Caledon in the foreground

The Fiddlers' Spectacular is returning to HMT from the 5-7 May 2011. Tickets are on sale from Aberdeen Box Office, Tel 01224 641122. Prices £15.50-£18.50* + booking fee. Concessions, APA Friends and group discounts are also available.

Event Time: 
Thu 5 May 2011, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Event Time: 
Fri 6 May 2011, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Event Time: 
Sat 7 May 2011, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Our Scottish Music CDs

Live at the Music Hall CD Cover Image
From Dee to Don CD Cover Artwork
Tuned to the North CD Cover Artwork

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