Merlin Strings Weekend


This weekend is a rare and amazing opportunity to meet, learn from and fully immerse yourself in a few days of music with the fiddling brothers, Iain and Alasdair Fraser.

Both brothers have taught and performed worldwide and are coming together to share their passion and expertise in the beautiful Scottish Borders town of Kelso.

This music event is open to all strings players who would enjoy and feel comfortable within a deep learning experience or can play jigs and reels up to speed and have some experience of learning and playing by ear.

Remember ALL INSTRUMENTS welcome this is not just for fiddle players.

The Strings weekend kicks off on the evening of Friday 31st January at the Cross Keys Hotel in Kelso with all participants gathering together for an evening meal followed by an informal session. The weekend will continue with 2 days of world class music workshops and teaching and a variety of evening activities and music sessions concluding with a performance by all participants.

Bookings are now open!

Here is an example of last years event schedule:

Agenda Friday

SATURDAYAgenda Saturday

SUNDAYAgenda Sunday

Accommodation – Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso

We are excited to be offering an accommodation package on location with residence being available at the beautiful Cross Keys Hotel.

Registration & Cost

Bookings are now open and you can now purchase your tickets below.

If you are booking this as a gift voucher please advise this at point of booking.

If you play an instrument which isn’t a string instrument please contact or call Bridget on 01896 822 376 prior to booking.

Photos from Merlin Winter Strings Weekend 2019