On an’ on anon it goes… now back on again (November’s monthly update)

Dear folks,

I hope this finds you safe and well. I’m good at breaking rules. Mostly my own. The latest is my decision to leave Facebook, and like a lover, flouncing off, screeching “I’ll never come back”, I’ve found myself, albeit after a couple of spacious weeks, creeping back to check once in a while and now have even put up posts on what’s going on. It’s hilarious how hard it is to leave. The frailty of the human feels real.     

On a lighter note, I have a tour of Auld Lang Syne in January! Six gigs so far: Perth, Aberdeenshire, Borders, Dumfries and Galloway – so I’m really looking forward to that (ticket links to follow in the next monthly update). And we have four more Campbell’s Ceilidhs to go this year – hope to see you at one of them.

Lismore’s calling and I shall relocate to the ‘Great Garden’ for the next 6 months, making that my new lifestyle. 6 months here, 6 months there… aaaaannnnd breathe.  

More below… 

Take care,
Mairi x

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Truth and Story: A seriously playful online workshop with Dawne McFarlane and Mairi Campbell

When: Saturday November 20, 10:30am-12.30pm Eastern Time

Register for “Truth and Story” by emailing hearthmcfarlane@gmail.com

Ticket price of $20 to be paid at www.paypal.com/paypalme/mairicampbell

Through music and word we’ll explore your own truths and the stories that cloak them. Journey with us into the heart of a story that resonates with these times. We’ll play with stories we know and maybe find new ones. No experience required.

There will be an optional additional workshop on Saturday Dec 4, 10.30am-12.30pm Eastern Time. Tell stories you begin creating here. $20 for the November workshop/$30 for both November and December.

Information about Dawn can be found on her website.

Campbell’s Ceilidh news

Dear folks,

My What’s on page is looking quite full at the moment! There are the weekly slow sessions which I always look forward to. Plus Campbell’s Ceilidh is starting up again in October – delighted to confirm. Admittedly, most events are still happening online but there’s also now the odd live gig, such as Glad Cafe in November, to look forward to.

Hopefully there’s something in my diary that will be of interest as we move deeper into Autumn. More info below.

Take care,

Mairi x

PS Read the full September update

An Edinburgh Fringe gig … in person! And more

Dear folks,

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival has been cancelled. I was looking forward to it, but hopefully it will go ahead as planned next summer.

So my first in-person gig in a while will now be as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. It’s on Friday 20th August at the Acoustic Music Centre and hopefully folks in Edinburgh can make it along. Tickets are limited.

There’s also a slow session for fiddlers happening this evening. More on the slow session, the Fringe gig and some other bits and bobs below.

Very best,

Mairi x

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