11th May 2017

Week 1 – 26th – 30th September

Wednesday 26th September

Dinner Discussion – Music Education in Today’s Society” with Maree Anderson

Maree Anderson has grown a fine reputation in the music department at Balerno High School.  She will speak about approaches and challenges to teaching music in current times.  We are assured of a lively and engaging talk from Maree whose role is described as Curriculum Leader of Creative Technologies.  The evening will include a delicious two course meal provided by MacKenzies Catering with complimentary wine or soft drinks. A friendly and warm welcome is guaranteed. For online tickets for this event, please click here

Time: 7.30 for 7.45 – 10.00   Venue: St Joseph’s Hall   Price: £17 per person.


Friday 28th September

‘Something old, Something New’ with Balerno Theatre Company

Balerno Theatre Company presents ‘Something Old, Something New’.  An evening of songs and stories from musicals past and present.

With a cast of incredible performers both young and old, this is your chance to sing along with some of your all-time favourite show tunes.

balernotheatrecompany.co.uk For online tickets for this event, please click here

Time: 7.30 – 8.30    Venue: Balerno Parish Church   Price: £5 per ticket.


Saturday 29th September

Come and Sing! – The Greatest Showman +

If you enjoy singing whilst having fun come and join the Pentland Junior Singers and sing songs from The Greatest Showman as well as other popular songs from the shows.  At the end of our session we will put on a 15 minute performance for others to come and enjoy. Anyone between the ages of 8 and 14 who likes singing is invited to come and have fun. For online tickets for this event, please click here Time: 10.00 – 12.00  Venue: St Joseph’s Hall   Price: £3 per singer.

BVS at the Festival! – The Greatest Showman (cert PG)

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tell of a visionary who rose form nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. A terrific family musical film.  Certificate PG.

Grab a ticket online at balernovillagescreen.com

Time: 2.00 – 4.00 – SOLD OUT
Time: 4.45 – 6.45 – SOLD OUT
: 7.30 – 9.30 – SOLD OUT
Venue: St Joseph’s Hall.
Price: Tickets Free – Donations gratefully accepted

Tourie Band

The Tourie Band returns by popular request to perform “Traditional Scottish Music” to the highest degree.   The band is made up of fiddlers backed up by accordions, basses and piano to produce a truly individual sound.  Also back this year is singer Collete Ruddy and Jim McColl who will compere the whole programme in his own inimitable way.

The programme will comprise a mixture of new tunes and old favourites, their enjoyment in playing is infectious and is sure to be passed on to the sell-out audience anticipated for their return. For online tickets for this event, please click here Time: 7.30 – 9.30     Venue: Balerno Parish Church.     Prices: £10 per adult,  £5 per child

Cabaret – The Legends 60’s and 70’s Show

The Legends are Scotland’s premier tribute to the 60′s and 70′s. The show captures the spirit of the time when the Swinging 60′s were ruling the world, conjuring up the wonderful nostalgic atmosphere. The first half of the show will run through their incredibly accurate tribute to the magic of the swinging sixties, showcasing all the biggest hits to come out of that era. They then return to the stage to take your breath away with the endless barrage of 70′s hit’s. For online tickets for this event, please click here Time 8.00 – 01.00 (doors open 7.30)     Venue: Balerno Bowling Club (Bar Available)     Price: £10 per person


Sunday 30th September

Hullabaloo – Family Fun with Music

Join Kerry and Charlotte for 45 minutes of fun with music.  This class is aimed at pre-school babies and children but older siblings will be made very welcome.

Live music on guitar, pianos and violin are included in the session.   There will be plenty of well-known nursery rhymes and action songs and, of course, instruments and colourful toys for everyone! Two sessions are planned so choose the one that best suits your schedule. Time: 2.00 -2.45      Venue: St Joseph’s Hall Time: 3.00 -3.45      Venue: St Joseph’s Hall For online tickets for these events, please click here Price: £3 per child  NB Children must be accompanied by an adult   See what’s on in Week 2