Norman Blake, Bernard Butler & James Grant at FRETS this Friday 4th March in the Strathaven Hotel

The next event in the FRETS calandar is Bernard Butler, Norman Blake and James Grant, who appear at the Strathaven Hotel this coming Friday 4th March. Anyone who was lucky enough to see Bernard, Norman and James at the FRETS at Celtic Connections concert in Glasgow (at St. Luke’s and Mackintosh Churches) will know how …

ARAB STRAP in concert at FRETS on Friday 1st July in the Strathaven Hotel. Tickets on sale tonight at 7pm. Tickets for the 'stripped back' concert by ARAB STRAP on Friday 1st July will go on sale tonight ay 7pm. If you fancy coming to FRETS to see the group in the intimate environment of …

The Disco King by Helen Johnston

The Disco King I keep The Disco King in a suitcase under my bed. No-one knows he’s there but me. Packed in plastic, silent and shrunk. I go to work, travel home, unnoticed. Under the radar, innocuous and small. Whole days can pass, without words. Faded, jaded, of little interest to anyone. But come the …