Scottish folk band Barluath playing in Sheringham

Scottish group Barluath who are playing in north Norfolk. Picture: SUBMITTED

Scottish group Barluath who are playing in north Norfolk. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

A diverse and innovative Scottish folk band are playing at Sheringham Little Theatre this weekend.

Barluath, from Glasgow, are playing on Saturday March 7 at 7.30pm.

Formed in 2010, the band consists of five young musicians who met while studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

The band embraces both traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America.

Its music features Scottish and Gaelic song, the fiddle, whistles, bagpipes, guitar, bouzouki and piano/keyboards.

Barluath has continued to grow and delight many audiences at Celtic Connections, Linlithgow Folk Festival and PipingLive!

In November 2011, the band were invited to Washington DC as part of the Scottish government's St Andrew's Day celebrations in the USA, culminating in performances at the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the British Embassy.

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The band released their debut album Source in September 2012.

Musicians in Barluath are Colin Greeves, Edward Seaman, Eilidh Firth, Luc McNally, Alistair Paterson and Ainsley Hamill.

Tickets cost £10 and to book call the box office on 01263 822347 or visit www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com

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