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26 October 2017
Celtic Connections, January 2018

Come and join me for workshops at the 25th Anniversary of Scotland's Winter festival in Glasgow, Celtic Connections.

Saturday 20th January

10.30am - 12 noon  “Singin’ on yer Mammy’s Knee”

Traditional Scottish songs to sing with your wee ones.  This workshop features familiar favourites and some not-so-familiar songs, including dandling songs, action songs and one or two singing games, with a lullaby wind-down.  These songs can boost your child’s social, language and motor skills and are a great chance for lots of participation, bouncing and cuddles.  There will be a couple of very simple Gaelic songs thrown in.  You don’t need any previous experience and adults will be given song sheets to take home with them.

 

1:30 pm to 3 pm  “Playsongs for Bigger Bairns”

For children aged 8-11 and the adults who care for them.  Pick up some traditional Scottish songs naturally through playing.  This workshop is a chance to get up on your feet with some listening and rhythm games, as well as singing games from the playground, mostly in Scots with a couple of very simple Gaelic songs.  You don’t need any previous experience and there will be song sheets available to take home.