St Patrick's Day celebrations where you are: Scotland
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St Patrick's Day celebrations where you are: Scotland

EDINBURGH

Thursday, March 17

Sandy Bell’s St Patrick’s Day Hooley

Sandy Bell’s is the crucible of Edinburgh’s \ folk music. The greats of the Celtic tradition including Ewan MacColl, the Corries (who wrote Flower of Scotland), Paul Brady, Andy Irvine, Eric Bogle (Willie McBride fame) and many more have all strummed their stuff here. Expect a rip-roaring session on St Patrick’s Day.

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Time: afternoon session around 3pm; evening session gets underway by around 9pm

Admission: free

Address: Sandy Bell’s, 25 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QH

Phone: 0131 225 2751 www.sandybellsedinburgh.co.uk

GLASGOW

Thursday, March 17

St Patrick’s Day Special — The Best of Irish They’re havin’a laugh. This event, showcasing some of the best of Irish comedy, is part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Admission: £12/£11

Venue: The Stand Comedy Club,

333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow, G3 6NG

Tel: 08448737353 www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com

RENFREWSHIRE

Friday, March 18

Annual St Patrick’s Night Dance

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The evening will feature céilí dancing to the Furory Ceilidh Band, a set from Crooked Reel - one of Glasgow’s finest traditional Irish folk bands, — plus a display from the Boyle School of Irish Dancing.

Time: 7.45pm

Admission: £6, children £4

Venue: Columba Club, 3 Clyde Street, Renfrew PA4 8SL

Tel: 01418864079