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Scotland Tour

April 14 - April 27, 2015

Threads, Ruins, and Tunes
Fiber and Music Tour of Scotland

Read about past tours at www.singingweaver.blogspot.com

Check out highlights from the last tour from my Youtube channel.

Overview

  • Trip starts and ends in Glasgow
  • Trip Length: 2 weeks
  • Group Size: 15
  • Transportation: Private coach and ferries
  • Accommodations: Cozy B&Bs or small hotels
  • One day workshop
  • Expert guides
  • Meals: all breakfasts and half of your lunches and dinners
  • Cost: £2150 (GBP). Trip itinerary varies slightly from year to year. Click on the Tour Brochure links below to read and print information from the 2015 Tour.

You can see the most recent Tour Brochure here.

Download registration form, terms and conditions for 2015 here.

 

Come along to meet many creative textile artists of Scotland. One stop is Stirling Castle, to hear about the reweaving of the Unicorn tapestries. Unicorn
There will be fiddles and songs as we experience the energy of traditional and contemporary Celtic music that courses through the culture. Celtic Music
Learn about the industrial textile industry of yesterday and see what remains today. Textile Industry
Wander amidst the ancient Callenish Standing Stones. Callenish Standing Stones
Eat locally produced, freshly prepared food. Fresh Local Food

Visit museums for insight on historical textiles, from curators like Dan Coughlan.

 
Curator Valerie Reilly
Meet artists drawing on their rich cultural heritage to create contemporary work. Artist Sheila
Participate in a workshop with renowned teachers/artists. Workshop

We'll soak in urban and rural culture alike as we travel through:

  • Edinburgh & Glasgow
  • Stirling
  • Paisley
  • The Borders region
  • Aberdeenshire
  • The Orkney Islands
  • The Northwest Islands
  • The Isle of Skye
  • Islands of Harris and Lewis

I spent the summer of 1997 researching music and fiber arts in the British Isles. I continue adding to my contacts on frequent return trips. Join me as I share the interesting characters and places I have discovered on and off the beaten path. I am an upbeat and resourceful leader and organizer, and I welcome both novice and more seasoned travelers who are looking for an active adventure.

Cheers!

Nadine Sanders



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