Magic by Merlin

MELROSE’S Merlin Music launches its Academy of Traditional Music this Sunday.

An afternoon of workshops in the George and Abbotsford Hotel will be followed by a performance by all three tutors – Ian Lowthian, Iain Fraser and Donald Knox.

The workshops are from 1pm to 4pm, and anyone wanting to take part can sign up on the day for lessons.

The performance by the tutors kicks off at 5pm and a raffle will be held where entrants can win a new fiddle, accordion or guitar.

Entry is £2 for non members and £1 for members – phone Merlin Music on 01896 822376 for more details.