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An evening of sheer delight

The Saltire Society on Arran enjoyed an evening of sheer delight as Mary Fleming led members on a humorous and highly informative journey through the Sang of Scotland in a talk entitled Ballads and Blethers.

Rich in anecdote, Mary opened up 800 years of social history and rural life. Minstrels were the journalists of the day, services were held in Scots and social reform ensured education for boys and girls across the country.

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