A traditional Irish Dance Group
from Edinburgh has developed an international reputation for exciting and
innovative performances .Inspired by the Irish hard and
soft shoe traditions, Absolutely Legless perform original dances in a relaxed
and informal manner while remaining faithful to their roots. The dancers
combine the grace of the soft shoes with the power and rhythmic precision of the
hard shoes to provide a truly exhilarating experience.
This is reflected in the live music,
which seamlessly weaves the evocative melodies and driving rhythms of Irish
This charismatic comic performs in comedy clubs
worldwide where she is in as much demand for her compere abilities as she is
for her comedy routine. Her natural stage presence alongside her "healthy
neglect" attitude to life proves extremely popular amongst many and varied
audiences including the armed forces where she remains as one of the few women
to go to military bases to entertain the troops. She is regularly requested to
support other comics on tour the likes of which have included Jenny Éclair, US
Comic Louis Ramey, 4 poofs and a piano and Tom Stade. She is also a popular TV
Warm up artist for studio based shows which have included the BBC1 sitcom The
Old Guys and Badults on BBC Three.
An exhibition of new original oil paintings
inspired by the beautiful local landscape of Douglas and Angus Estate. Carol is
a former lecturer & graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal
College of Art, London. Her painting Studio & Gallery is adjacent to the
Scrib Tree and is also open during the BLF Open Studios Trail, where you can
browse through a variety of her recent artwork.
The Scrib Tree offers a relaxed atmosphere where
you can view the exhibition while enjoying a dining experience from breakfast
through lunch and on Friday evenings, a “Supper Club”. Their “Local Larder”,
event celebrates our local and regional produce showcasing the quality food and
drink offering available from this charming..