Concerteenies – Burns Night special for KS1 looked after children

13:30The Greystones

Saturday 29th January 2022, 13:30 – 14:15

The Greystones

In collaboration with Concerteenies, we are delighted to offer a performance specifically for KS1 looked after children aged 4 - 7. The interactive concert is on Saturday 29th January, 1:30 – 2:15 at The Greystones and will feature the fantastic Martin Harwood and Cath James. With bubbles, percussion, props and informal introductions, this is a fun and engaging concert for adults and their children.

Join Martin Harwood and Cath James (fiddles/ guitar/ vocals) for a Burns Night special - foot-stomping jigs and reels, beautiful Scottish songs and a chance to join the kids in some ceilidh (Scottish) dancing. 

With songs, dancing, listening as well as bubbles, percussion, props and informal introductions, this is a fun and informal gig for adults and their KS1 children (aged 4 – 7) that are looked after.

Martin Harwood (fiddle, guitar, vocals) and Cath James (fiddle, viola) are well known on the local and national traditional music scene for their touring and recording work with various highly acclaimed bands including Skyhook, Caravanserai (Martin) and Roger the Badger (Cath). They are a formidable twin fiddling partnership “powerful, spell-binding and exhilarating.” Skyhook website:

Martin is a highly experienced community musician and music educator, with a particular interest in early years.  He also delivers regular training for Sheffield South East Learning Partnership, Derby and York Universities and Music in the Round. He combines exceptional musicianship with a passion for making music fun and accessible for all. Check out his hugely popular “Small Voices Big Noises” weekly drop-in music events for 0-4s and adults at  

Cath is an award-winning fiddle player and superb composer, she was a finalist in the BBC Young Tradition Award, Niel Gow International Fiddle Composition Award and the Amber Fiddle Award, and has graced stages across the world from California to Taipei. She is a sought-after folk fiddle teacher for learners of all ages and abilities and makes violins in her spare time.

To attend this event, please complete the online application form by 12pm Thursday 27th January.


  • We have Covid-19 secure procedures in place - visit to read the complete risk assessment. Please don't arrive more than 5 minutes before your concert. Masks are encouraged but not compulsory. No equipment is shared and rigorous cleaning takes place between concerts.
  • We continue with limited audience capacity to support distancing.
  • Large bags coats should be left at the side of the room..
  • You are responsible for the safety of your own children and belongings.
  • Free tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.
The Greystones
Greystones Road
S11 7BS