Revving up for the Fringe

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We’re getting ready for our shows next month at the Edinburgh Fringe and excitement is in the air, as we have recorded a new CD! ‘Music for Wrigglers’ will be available to buy at the festival and is packed full of our favourite music. It includes a piece written for us by Eugene Skeef, which we premiered last year, and will play this year, in the ‘Wriggle Around the World’ programme. We have also recorded Paul Englishby’s ‘Moon Song’, which he wrote especially for our ‘Sun, Moon and Stars’ programme, and we will premier it on August 15th. We had a really great time recording the CD under the expertise of sound engineer Andrew Lang, from the Royal Academy of Music. The studio we used was also shared by the RAM theatre department, and the temptation to raid the boxes of costumes was almost too great! We resisted the urge to dress up, you’ll be pleased to hear, and instead concentrated on recording a broad repertoire for you and your Wrigglers to dance and sing along to.  

Ben Newman has designed the CD cover and it is awesome! We love his work so much and he never fails to surprise us with a new and exciting twist on his bunny design. Here is a sneak preview from his website;

Ben also has a children’s book out on October 1st, so peruse his website for this, and other beautiful books and illustrations.
Clea had a great time at Drumbrae Library’s family fun day, where she was joined by violinist Mai Kawabata. Mai thoroughly enjoyed playing the ‘Dance into Summer’ programme and she’s sure to be back again. This was a really enjoyable event and we hope to return next year.
Clea has been designing our new website, which will soon be up and running. You will be able to find out about upcoming events and, in the case of the fringe shows, buy tickets. You will also be able to order our CD, view our photo gallery and read the biographies of our Wrigglers team, plus link to our email, Facebook and Twitter pages easily. We’ll let you know when it goes live.

Time to get back to our fringe shows! We’re re-jigging both programmes for the festival, so even if you have already wriggled around the world, or experienced the ‘Sun, Moon and Stars’ with us, do come and hear a new and improved version (and return home with a shiny new CD!). Don’t forget to book your tickets! 

Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival:

Sun, Moon and Stars
August 15, 16, 17, 19 and 20 at 2pm.
Stockbridge Church – EH3 5BN (Venue 317).

Wriggle Around the World
August 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 at 10.30am.
Stockbridge Church – EH3 5BN (Venue 317).

Wriggle Around the World
August 15, 16, 17, 19 and 20 at 4pm
Summerhall – EH9 1PL 
Tickets on the door


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