Gardening Scotland isn’t just the best gardening show in the country, it is also the place to enjoy an exciting programme of live entertainment, from classical to popular.

See the information below for the fantastic line up we have at Gardening Scotland!


 Friday 2nd June Saturday 3th June Sunday 4th June
11:00Altinak (Mary Nicol)10:30Linlithgow Linties10:30Newton Grange Silver Band
(childrens choir)
12:00Swing Melodie11:30Altinak (Mary Nicol)11:30Altinak (Mary Nicol)
13:00Incognito12:00Edinburgh Brass Band12:30Black Velvet (Acapella Trio)
14:00Swing Melodie13:30Edinburgh Police Choir13:30Newton Grange Silver Band
15:00Incognito14:30Edinburgh Brass Band14:00Black Velvet (Acapella Trio)
15:30Edinburgh Police Choir


Mary Nicol is from the West Lothian band ALTINAK who have been playing together for 5 years now, she’s very excited to be playing an acoustic set with the bands original songs and her favourite covers to do. They are all looking forward to a long and exciting summer



Incognito sings 4-part harmony a cappella and are all members of the award winning Forth Valley Chorus. Their varied repertoire covers everything from Irvine Berlin to Billy Joel and Glen Miller to Michael Jackson. They perform at both corporate and private events across Edinburgh and the Lothians.


Edinburgh Police Choir

Edinburgh Police Choir is made up of police staff as well as members of the local community.

In its 8 years, EPC has performed at home and abroad, sung at choral festivals, and been highly placed in competitions.

With their unique mix of musicality, performance and vocal excellence, under the direction of MD Elaine Hamilton, they bring an exciting and friendly face of the police service to the community, while raising as much money as possible for charity.

Music Entertainment

Black Velvet

Black Velvet trio sing their own a capella arrangements of everything
from contemporary pop and R&B, to show tunes and traditional
scottish music.
We love performing together and have regular gigs throughout the
Black Velvet comprises of: Rosalind Johnson (Baritone), Kate Finlay
(Lead) and Carole-Anne Burnett (Tenor)
To find out more go to:

QVS Pipes

Queen Victoria School Pipes and Dancers

The school will attend the Show on Friday bringing with them their pipe band and dancers. The band will parade several times around the Showground throughout the day including piping visitors of the coaches.

Newtongrange silver band

Newtongrange Silver Band

Newtongrange were awarded the 1st Section Scottish Champions in 2017. The band will be performing on Sunday 5th June at various intervals.

Facebook: Newtongrange Silver Band


Swing Melodie

Gypsy folk enthusiasts, a four piece that plays traditional Sinti music in the style of Django Reinhardt and the Rosenberg Trio. They met while studying at the Sighthill ‘Music Box’ and having a shared enthusiasm for all things swinging, decided to go on to play this particular branch of folk together.


Adam Cook – Saxophone

Ali Mcqueen – Double Bass

Jamie Sommerville – Rhythm guitar

Daniel Murry – Lead Guitar


Edinburgh Brass Band

Edinburgh Brass Band are a community brass band based in the heart of the city. The band formed in 2012 to continue Edinburgh’s strong brass band tradition and are now regular performers at many concerts, garden parties, and community events in and around Edinburgh.

For more information about the band please visit their website


Linlithgow Linties

Linlithgow Community Children’s Choir doesn’t hold auditions or charge fees and sings a wide range of songs with an emphasis on singing for enjoyment. During term time, rehearsals take place in the hall at Linlithgow Bridge Primary School on Tuesday afternoons from 4pm – 5pm.

This wonderful opportunity to sing  at Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Showground will be their final concert for this session, before breaking for the Summer holidays.

Further details about the choir can be obtained from Victoria Knox at:

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