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Linlithgow Canal Fun Day 2012 was held on 19 August.

It featured a variety of activities with stalls, ‘Punch & Judy’ shows, canal boat trips, folk music, exhibits and a demonstration by the ‘International Rescue Corp’. They came in very useful for the most popular event, the ‘Cardboard Boat Race’. Read more

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The annual Edinburgh Festival and Fringe draws crowds and it is a great experience just to walk the streets, especially on the Royal Mile, to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the entertainers. Read more

Photo of Flatpack Society

Flatpack Society performed their own blend of ‘Indie Rock’ & ‘Alternative Country’ at the Ross Open Air Theatre in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens during the Festival Fringe 2012. Read more

Clanadonia Keepin It Tribal

Hot from performing at “T in The Park” the previous day, straight all the way to the “Tall Ships Race” event in Greenock, Clanadonia are a Tribal Pipes and Drums band, steeped in the Pictish/Celtic traditions of Scotland.

The character of these performers is “keepin’ it tribal” and they do that by engaging with the crowd so this band are probably best in among the crowd not confined to such a small stage. I’m not saying they weren’t their usual good selves. It was just odd seeing them on a stage. It’s certainly easier to photograph when they are out in the open. Read more

Salsa Celtica perform in Greenock

Salsa Celtica are an Edinburgh based international touring band formed by musicians from across the Scottish jazz and folk scenes producing a synthesis of Scottish and Irish traditional music with all the Latin American elements of salsa. This unique blend has taken them all over the world where they have been a hit at celtic, jazz and salsa festivals. Read more