Folk at the Salmon Bothy recently entered the Doric Film Festival competition. Unfortunately we didn’t win but we were shortlisted in the Community Groups section and we’re proud of our efforts. Here it is for you to view. https://vimeo.com/356516654
A DINNER TO CELEBRATE THE GENIUS OF WILLIAM TOPAZ MCGONAGALL
Saturday 28th September 2019
Portsoy Scout Hall, Loch Soy
Doors Open 6:30pm for 7:00 pm Start
Tickets ~ £15 ~ Booking Essential
Guests ~ Barbara & Tom Dymock
M.C. ~ Les Wheeler ~
Chef ~ Doug Hay
Dress Code ~ Casual
Glengarry Hat ~ Optional
An article of Tartan Clothing
(e.g.~ Socks, Scarf, Ribbon, Hat) desirable, but not essential.
A prize will be given for the best poem (of no more than four verses) in the style of Mr. McGonagall. An additional prize will be given for the finest recitation of a McGonagall masterpiece.
The contact for booking your evening of Verse and Vittles is
Bob Philips at 07968 872 217 Or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim and Susie Malcolm. Appearing upstairs at the Bothy on Sat 24th August. Doors open 7.30pm, Tickets £10. Call 07968 82217 email email@example.com
For the past 30 years and more, Jim Malcolm has been a Scots troubadour, taking the traditional songs of Scotland and his own prizewinning compositions to all corners of the UK, and around almost every state in the USA. His voice is one of the finest in Scotland, accompanied by meticulous guitar playing and mouth organ.
This year he has another trick up his sleeve! With their children off to pastures new, wife Susie, an award-winning traditional singer herself, has broken out of the Malcolm office. She sings songs from the North East and has a penchant for ballads.
Together they offer harmonies and humour, tales from the road, the riverside and from the home front, and are not to be missed.
“One of the great Scottish voices of our time”
Frank Hennessy, BBC Radio Wales
“Quietly, unforcefully and undeniably stunning”
“A master of well chosen words and melodic inventiveness”
Rock ‘n’ Reel
“One of the finest singing voices in Scotland in any style”
“Persuasive vocals and sheer, irrepressible rhythm”
“Jim Malcolm will just melt you in your seat.”
- Sat 24th Aug – Jim and Susie Malcolm 8pm £10 at door.
- Fri 20th Sept – Club Night. MC Graham Legge. Extended sets from Guests Corralach Duo.
- Sat 28th September. Dinner in honour of William Topaz McGonnagall. Hosts Barbara and Tom Dymock. 3 course meal, coffee, toast drinks, tea / coffee and loads of verse. Come prepared with a verse or two and win a prize! 6.30pm, Portsoy Scout Hall. Tickets, £18, advance booking only please.
- Sat 19th October. Mike Silver. 8pm £10 at door.
- Sat 16th November – All Bain, Ale Moller and Bruce Molsky – Portsoy Town Hall – Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets £20.
- Sat 7th January 2020 – New Year Singaround/Session – Portsoy Bowling Club from 8 pm .
- Sat 22nd February – Bothy Ballads and Burns. 3 course Meal, Dram and superb entertainment. All for only £18. guests tbc.
- Sat 14th March. Tom McConvell. Doors 7.30 pm Tickets £10.
- 11th HAAL 5/6/7 June 2020!
- To reserve tickets Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival runs over the weekend of 21 – 23 June 2019
Folk at the Salmon Bothy are supporting the festival and so there will be NO FOLK CLUB open mike on Friday 21st June. There’s a late session at the Wally green after the concert instead.
Friday 21st …. 20.00 – 22.30 …. STBF Gig at the Green – Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes supported by The Shetland Fiddlers’ Society followed by ….
22.30 – 01.00 ….. FatSB Late Night Session hosted by Danny Coupar in the Wally Green Tent bar.
Saturday 22nd …. 11.00 – 16.00 …. Salmon Bothy Stage – FatSB regulars and guests from local folk clubs will be performing throughout the day. Hosted by Northern Shore. Followed by …..
8:00pm – Late …. FatSB Open Mic at the Bowling Club with opening performance by the Polish Doric Choir
Sunday 23rd …. 11.00 – 16.00 …. Salmon Bothy Stage – FatSB regulars and guests from local folk clubs will be performing throughout the day. Hosted by Moonshine Madness.
You can download or view the festival programme from our website here
For tickets – Contact email@example.com
Our Main Sponsors
- Kenway Tyres
- Station Hotel Portsoy
- Shore Inn Portsoy
- Ailsa B&B Portsoy
- Hamlyns of Scotland
- GM Systems Portsoy
- Portsoy 75 Club
- Portsoy Thrift Shop
The 10th HAAL
31st May, 1st & 2nd June 2019
A WEEKEND OF CONCERTS & SESSIONS FULL OF SONGS, TUNES, STORIES, POETRY, WORKSHOPS AND COMPETITIONS, ALL TO BE HELD IN PORTSOY.
Featured artists include:
Ralph McTell • Siobhan Miller • Jimmy Crowley • Jimmy Hutcheson • Thomas McCarthy • Carol Anderson & Martin MacDonald • Shepherd, Spiers & Watson • The Gaugers (revived) • The Spiers Family • John Dickson • Joe Aitken • Kenny Hadden • George Rennie • The Rowies
Bookings & Full Information from Bob:
Tel: 01261 842 571 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately Archie Fisher is unwell and will not now be able to appear at the Folk at the Salmon Bothy 10th Birthday concert this Saturday evening (16th March). We wish Archie a speedy recovery and hope to welcome him back again.
Archie’s spot will be taken by Scott Gardiner. and john Kent. Scott is a Forfar born traditional singer, best known for performing the songs of east and north-east Scotland. Scott has appeared a number of times at Folk at the Salmon Bothy and we welcome him back. Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra will appear as advertised.
F@SB – 10th Birthday Party Weekend.
Fri 15th – Sun 17th March 2019
Friday 15th March – Open Mic – Birthday Party.
Doors Open 1900. Usual raffle, tea, coffee and a celebratory refreshment perhaps!
Saturday 16th March – An Afternoon of Film, Stories, Poems, Tunes and Songs –
dedicated to our Friends who are no longer with us. Wendy, John , Larry and Simon.
1300 at Portsoy Scout Hall. Tea,coffee, cakes . £5.00 at door.
Saturday 16th March. Birthday Concert in Bothy.
Archie Fisher, Barbara Dymock and Chris Marra.
Sunday 17th March. St Patrick’s Day Celebration Session in The Station Hotel Hall.
Session with an Irish Theme – led by our Irish Stalwarts, Ronan and Dick. 1400 start.
Singers and Players all welcome
Tickets and bookings – Bob Philips