Scots Music Group runs traditional music and song classes for adults, informal sessions, monthly ceilidhs and other social events.
We are a community-based charity in Edinburgh.

Saturday 28th May
10am -12pm


Christ Church Centre

6A Morningside Road

EH10 4DD


Tickets £20 pay more / £15 full / £10 concession

Gaelic Waulking Song Workshop

with Rena Gertz

We’ll learn about the origin of Gaelic waulking songs and Rena will teach us a small selection of her favourite songs. After which we will sit around a long table and together waulk a piece of fabric while singing the songs we have learnt.

All are welcome ~ particularly non Gaelic speakers.

How do I buy a workshop ticket through the SMG website? If you are new to Scots Music Group – welcome! To buy a ticket please Sign up through our website. This allows us to email you with confirmation of your booking and contact you in the unlikely event that the workshop is cancelled. Please Sign up here. After which please Sign in to buy a ticket.

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Do I have to buy my ticket online? We encourage purchasing tickets online for participants’ convenience. If however you can’t buy through the website please contact the office. You will be asked to pay for your ticket in advance by bank transfer, PayPal or cheque. Tickets cannot be purchased by card over the phone.

There may be tickets on the door. These can be purchased by cash only.

When does online booking close? Online booking closes half an hour before the workshop starts. Please check the Latest News on the hompage for any updates.

Do I need SMG membership to attend the workshops? No. The main benefit of SMG membership is the discount it gives on class fees. However there is no membership discount for workshop tickets.

Can I have a refund? Workshops run according to demand and fees are non-refundable. If that would lead to exceptional hardship for you, then please get in touch with the office to explain your particular circumstances, which will be treated confidentially.
Please note that in the case of SMG cancelling this workshop day, e.g. due to low numbers, refunds will be given in full. If part of a day workshop is cancelled, a proportional partial refund will be given.