The Maryhill Songbook

When & Where

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust
Saturday, 9 December 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10-24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE

Event Details

19th Century poems come to life in the launch of the Maryhill Songbook. Join us as Maryhill Heritage Choir tell Maryhill's story through their new melodies inspired by historic poems from our archive.

Maryhill Heritage Choir have created melodies from 19th century poetry in our archive which tell stories of Maryhill and its community from 1822 - 1905. Hear the poems come to life in our celebration of local arts, culture and heritage at Maryhill Burgh Halls.

Join us for performances, arts workshops and more!

1.30pm - 3.30pm on Saturday 9th December

Free and all welcome!

To book tickets please email or call Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust

Tea, coffee and soft drink refreshments available.

The songs have also been produced as a songbook which will be available to purchase on the day.

This exciting project which uncovers more of Maryhill's little known history was grant aided by Creative Scotland.

Special thanks to Maeve Mackinnon, singer songwriter and tutor of the Maryhill Heritage Choir.

Heartfelt thanks to Bill Black, Hamish Maxwell Stewart, Maryhill Heritage Choir, Innes Watson for transcription and Joyce Harkin for her fantastic proof-reading.


Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust



Event Location

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust
10-24 Gairbraid Avenue
G20 8YE


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