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Trad Trail Tours 2019: Scotia Folk Club Newsletters 1970s

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In anticipation of our forthcoming Trad Trail Tours for Celtic Connections, we wanted to share an extract from one of our favourite blogs from our very first year.

We couldn’t help but notice that a guest on our tour, Joan Brown, really knew her stuff, and in a cosy nook in the Scotia Bar she produced Scotia Folk Club newsletters from the 70s. Joan very kindly allowed us to scan them, and huge thanks to her for making this possible.

Our tours start inside the Scottish Music Centre and some of their own wonderful archive material is available for our guests to peruse while they enjoy a dram from our sponsor Tomatin.  Please join us, we’d love to see you. tix:

There’s some real gems here, especially the references to the UCS Fighting Fund and Medical Aid To Vietnam, but let’s start with the review of The Great Northern Welly Boot Show…read on.