29 August 2017 Following In The Footsteps Of The J. M. Carpenter Folk Song Collection Carpenter Coach Tour, Saturday 9 September 2017. Depart Car Park MacRobert Building 9.00am. Return 5.30pm. Join a group of guest singers, descendants of some of those who gave their songs to Carpenter, and researchers working on the collection for a ballad bus excursion through Aberdeenshire. We will visit some of the sites associated with the songs and Carpenter's fieldwork, all the while singing songs and ballads from the collection. Learn more about the songs, the people who sang them and Carpenter's work, and explore some little-known corners of North-East Scotland. Book your free place at elphinstone@abdn.ac.uk or tel: 01224 272996
(There will be refreshment stops and lunch break at own cost)
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