Last Friday, the Flow Country welcomed five young musicians at the Visitor Centre at RSPB Forsinard. As part of the Feis Rois ‘Ceilidh Trail’ the musicians played traditional Scots songs and tunes to a full house that was entranced by the music. Despite hoards of midges also deciding to make an appearance, the Visitor Centre was a place of laughter, music and delicious food. And I must mention the fantastic work of two small children who helped keep the midges at bay using the ancient midge-repellant technique of karate.
A number of young families were kept busy mask making and creating dragonflies, which swooped around the Visitor Centre to everyone's delight. Scotland's Natural Larder cooked up a storm with venison burgers, nettle pesto and home made wine. Scotland's Natural Larder aim to highlight sources of nutrition from land managed by Scottish Natural Heritage - which scrumptious burgers and wine certainly did not fail to highlight!
As the music drew to a close, some of the visitors were then able to take a guided tour of the RSPB reserve to learn a bit more about the setting for the music.
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