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A Guid New Year to all our Members and Visitors - Sung by Sheena Wellington

31 December 2023

The image at the top of this post gives the start of the words of Dundee poet Peter Livingstone's song, 'A Guid New Year'. Click the audio link below the image for well-known Dundee folk-singer Sheena Wellington's lovely rendition of the first verse, as recorded at The Wighton Centre! And a very Guid New Year to you all, wherever you are.

Words for all verses are on the Scots Language Website (after Auld Lang Syne) at https://www.scotslanguage.com/Hogmanay_uid60/Auld_Lang_Syne_uid702

The song was written in the 1840s. We hope that you like it. I (the page editor) will be singing it after The Bells - after Hogmanay turns into New Year's Day! - carrying on a family tradition with which I grew up.

And we look forward to welcoming more members and visitors in this New Year. Remember that our Centre re-opens on 8th January 2024, and of course our Facebook and this website's Forum are always open.


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