29th May 2020
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PODCAST: Margaret Robertson – Hjaltibonhoga fiddles and Vikings at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo iTunes RSS

When the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s Brigadier David Allfrey first visited Shetland he discovered the heart of Shetland’s musical heritage – fiddles.

When he requested a troupe of Shetland fiddlers to perform at the 2014 tattoo Margaret Robertson formed, along with others, Hjaltibonhoga.

Since then Hjaltibonhoga have been invited back time and time again – they are now one of three pillars of the REMT.

Hear Margaret’s story and insights into Hjaltibonhoga’s experiences at the military tattoo.