From Bad to Verse – Walter McCorrisken

Walter billed himself as Scotland’s Worst Poet. On the contrary he had an inimitable genius. This short feature by Renfrewshire filmmaker Paul Russell has been aired at some film festivals and has its Folk Festival Premiere at Girvan.

All Action Folk Hero – Packie Manus Byrne

Packie Byrne was a much-loved character in the English Folk Scene. From Donegal, Packie spent much of his life in England before returning to Ardara, Donegal, in his retirement. This film by Peter Alexander is a heart-warming tale of a legendary character.

Wagons by Nick & Mally Dow

This film is presented as part of our exploration of Traveller culture.

Irish Piping in the Traveller Community

A fascinating insight into the piping traditions of the Irish Traveller community.