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

Society News

News items from Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society

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.

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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.

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

Fiddlers' Rally 2010

Paul Anderson playing his fiddle

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society are hosting the annual Fiddlers' Rally at Aberdeen Music Hall on 13 November 2010.

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

Special guests for the evening are Paul Anderson and Shona Donaldson. Our compere is Robert Lovie.

Event Time: 
Sat 13 Nov 2010, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

North Atlantic Fiddle Convention present 'Celebrating the Fiddle'

A concert with the very best of fiddlers and dancers from Scotland and beyond, featuring Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas (Scotland and USA), with Bragod (Wales), Boreas (Norway and Scottish Borders), Göran Premburg, Pernilla Stendahl, Gill Redmond, Mats Nilsson

Event Time: 
Thu 15 Jul 2010, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Tartan Day 2010

Aberdeen Tartan Day Logo, Thistle in foreground with celtic design in background

Aberdeen Tartan Day 2010 is on Saturday 31 July.

We're proud to have been invited once again to perform a variety of traditional Scottish music as part of this year's Tartan Day celebrations.

Exact times and locations have still be be confirmed, so check back before the day.

Event Time: 
Sat 31 Jul 2010, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Taste of Grampian 2010

Taste of Grampian Logo

Members of the orchestra will be entertaining at the Taste of Grampian 2010 festival at Thainstone near Inverurie by performing a variety of traditional Scottish music throughout the day.

Event Time: 
Sat 5 Jun 2010, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Helping fundraise for Cairns Counselling

On 5th May 2010 members from Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society performed in the Proud to be Scottish concert organised by Friends of Cairns Counselling. Also appearing were singer Ken Petrie accompanied by Harry Williamson at the piano.

Open Evening

We're holding an open evening on Monday 11 January 2010 for anyone interested in joining our traditional Scottish music orchestras.

Event Time: 
Mon 11 Jan 2010, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Festive entertainment

If you were out shopping this weekend we hope you had the opportunity to catch us playing a mix of traditional Scottish music and Christmas carols whilst you were out.

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