The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra

Afo performs the Scandinavian Reels

...it is like one big family and it is much more than just an orchestra

Ciaran, Orchestra leader 2014

The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra is

an Absolutely Fabulous Organisation

providing Fantastic Opportunities and

Amazing Friendly Occasions!

Matthew Taylor

We perform traditional Scottish music to excite, engage and enlighten all ages

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Three fantastic concerts in the last 24 hours at the wonderful National Arts Centre in Grahamstown - the opening of our South Africa tour - and every one a sell-out! Superb audiences at each - wish we could stay longer! (1820 photos) ... See more

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Congratulations to the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra on a fantastic performance at the Grahamstown Arts Festival! Saw your first show on Friday and loved it so much we got tickets to see your second show. Good luck with the rest of your South African tour! Hope to watch you perform sometime again in the future! ... See more

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Travelling To George

The day started at 5:30! Breakfast at 6 and on the buses ready to leave by 7. As you can imagine the orchestra members were not overly happy about this yet remained in good spirits while on the bus.   We made a few stops along the way to refuel – us not the buses... read more

Celebrating African Music

Our last evening in Grahamstown was spent in the audience for the same venue in which we had played in just hours earlier. The music being showcased in this performance was very different from anything we had seen yet.   It was a fantastic showcase of both music... read more

National Arts Festival Performances

AFO performed 3 concerts for the National Music Festival in Grahamstown in the space of 16 hours, each of which was better than the one before. The audience loved every second of it, however the faces of the orchestra members would show otherwise as the review of a... read more

Leaving Kariega for Gahamstown

Everyone was very sad as we waved to our guides from the buses as we drove down to drive to the exit of Kariega Game Reserve. But we were on our way to our second stop of the tour. Arriving at our new accommodation everyone was very taken aback as the quality was... read more
Review: Young fiddlers impress

Review: Young fiddlers impress

Review from Cue, Newspaper of the National Festival of the Arts, Grahamstown Saturday 4 July Volume 29 No 3 Jeffrey Brukman Cue specialist writer “From lone bagpiper Andrew Spence’s first haunting reverie the stage was set for a celebration of Scottish (and a... read more
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