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 had at Gardening Scotland 2016 and look out for what we have in store for Gardening Scotland 2017 – coming soon!
A fabulous close harmony trio from Glasgow specialising in the songs by the 1940s group The Andrews Sisters, while also singing modern songs in a vintage style. The Ragtime Dolls will be performing on Friday 3rd June.
Pictures taken at Gardening Scotland 2015 by the Ragtime Dolls Photographer
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Twitter – @TheRagtimeDolls
Dojo Performance Team
The Mugen Taiko Dojo is the UK’s first Centre for Taiko Drumming; they are an educational organisation dedicated to spreading the art form of Taiko Drumming in the UK. This will be a true spectacle for children and adults adding some lively entertainment to Saturday and Sunday’s music programme.
Facebook – Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Youtube: Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Forth Valley Chorus
Award-winning ladies barbershop chorus, based in Edinburgh will be bringing a smaller choir to perform in the band stand doing some modern songs with a twist! Forth Valley Chorus have recently been crowned regional champions for The Quartet of Nations Region 31. They will be performing on Saturday 4th June at the Show.
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The Vibe features the talents of Beverley Smith on Alto Saxophone and Chris Reynolds on Trumpet. The Vibe will not only be performing in the band stand but will popping up around the showground over two days! Visitors will be entertained with spontaneous performances from the coach gate to the Floral Hall Tearoom.
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 were awarded the 1st Section Scottish Champions 2015. The band will be performing on Sunday 5th June at various intervals.
Facebook: Newtongrange Silver Band
The Barrowband’s mission is to change the eating habits of a nation whilst singing and playing the finest set of fruit and veg songs on Earth and beyond. They will be holding interactive performances in the Big Back Garden and will be featured in the bandstand at least once on the Sunday to entertain families and visitors alike. They have been involved with the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens and have started to build a fan base throughout the UK. The Barrowband are focused on celebrating nature and its products in a funny and entertaining way through music, art and performance.
Facebook: The BarrowBand
Cheryl McMaster has been playing the cello since the age of 11, and is a professional cellist and teacher. Although classically trained, the versatility of the cello allows her to play in a wide variety of styles, with backing tracks played through her first class PA equipment. The warm, sonorous and expressive tones of the cello can create the perfect ambiance for relaxation and entertainment, and playing the cello is Cheryl’s passion. Over the years she has played for weddings, corporate and public events, and simply to entertain people in a variety of settings. She also enjoys busking when the weather allows!