Village ready for Musicfest to get started

Nigel Gatherer (front row, second right) kicks off this year's Musicfest
Nigel Gatherer (front row, second right) kicks off this year's Musicfest

Uddingston Musicfest takes place at venues across the village from February 13-21.

Feb 13 - 11am: Ring up the Curtain at Church of the Nazarene as Nigel Gatherer holds a mixed instruments workshop.

2pm: Scratchy Noises - Slow Session at Church of the Nazarene.

7.30pm: Let’s have a Ceilidh at Uddingston Old Parish Church.

Feb 14 - 6.30pm: Songs of Praise at Baptist Church.

Feb 15 - 2pm: George Rodger and friends host a tea dance in Uddingston Old.

Feb16 - 5pm: Business guru Martin Stepek teaches the art of Mindfulness in Uddingston Library.

7.30pm: Ebenezer Congregational and St John the Baptist Church choirs join forces at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church for With Hearts and With Voices.

Feb 17 - Street Music Day sees busking encouraged anywhere you see the ‘Music Welcome here’ sticker.

10.30am: Scotland’s former makar Liz Lochead joins primary school children at Uddingston Library as they read their favourite Scottish poems.

Feb 18 - 7.30pm: B Flat Miners from Summerlee Museum perform at the Church of the Nazarene.

Feb 19 - from 7.30pm: Ukulele group Strumulele at The Rowantree.

Feb 20 - 7.30pm: The Ian Walker band bring Christian and rock music to Uddingsrton Old.

Feb 21 - 6.30pm: Evening service in Uddingston Old.

Entry to events is a minimum donation of £2 with proceeds going to Alzheimer’s Scotland, the homeless and people with learning difficulties.

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