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Aidan O'Rourke, James Robertson & Kit Downes

A Tune and a Story a Day

Thursday 17 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Scottish fiddler Aidan O’Rourke was inspired to write a tune a day for a whole year as a musical response to James Robertson’s book, 365, itself a collection of stories written on, and for, each day of the year. One year on, join O’Rourke and...