Tinto Summer School

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The Tinto Summer School Shop is now open – sign up for an account now!

Tinto Summer School is a much-loved 5-day residential school in traditional music for high school age (12-18) participants. In 2011, the available places were booked up within minutes of the website going live! The school takes place at Wiston Lodge, a beautiful Victorian former hunting lodge in the peaceful rural heart of South Lanarkshire. Students partake in five hours of teaching per day with top traditional musicians from all over the country. In addition to the teaching they have a number of activities for evenings and breaks including campfires, BBQs, a fancy dress ceilidh and a tutor concert as well as outdoor games. A happy participant wrote “I thought Tinto was amazing!! best week of my life…amazing tutors and amazing music!!! Tinto Summer School is organised by Simon Thoumire of Hands up for Trad and administered by Paul Murray.

Due to the popularity of Tinto Summer School in 2012 we have decided to have 2 youth summer schools. Click on the links below to find out more!

Tinto Summer School 13: 2 – 7th July, Wiston Lodge, Wiston
Tinto Summer School 14: 23 – 28th July, Wiston Lodge, Wiston
Tinto Senior’s Weekend: 3-5th August 2012, Wiston Lodge, Wiston

Demand for the Tinto summer schools is extremely high and they sell out very quickly. Please read the following carefully. Registration for all three events will open on-line for all participants at 10.00am on Sat. 31st March. To ensure that those in their last year at Tinto don’t miss out, registration will open at 10.00am on Friday 30th March for participants who will be 18 during the week they’re signing up for. Anyone who registers on 30th March who doesn’t fit into this category will have their registration deleted and will have to re-register (we will check!). The booking system is an on-line shop that requires you to sign up for an account so to keep everything fair, account sign-up is now open. If you have any questions, please contact us. You can also join our mail list.

A great video on YouTube of Tinto Summer School 2008

Past Events:

Tinto Summer School 2011
Tinto Summer School 2010
Tinto Summer School 2009
Tinto Summer School 2008
Tinto Summer School 2007
Tinto Summer School 2006
Tinto Summer School 2005
Tinto Summer School 2004
Tinto Summer School 2003
Tinto Summer School 2002
Tinto Summer School 2001
Tinto Summer School 2000