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A8M 10 May 2018

A8M 10 May 2018

After 8 Mince in the Substation studio, Rosyth, after a very interesting session with the highly professional engineer there.

Photo © Bill Ewing/After 8 Mince

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outdone

After 8 Mince were completely upstaged at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club recently when the West Fife Guide Dogs team held a fundraiser night in the Sailing Club.  Star of the evening was Innes, the puppy named by the team after Tom Innes.  Innes, Nutmeg, Nemo and tiny Una were just some of the canine superstars who attended and indeed sang along with the band.  Once again we were delighted to play for this active and successful local team, and a grand total of £520 was raised, which will go towards naming the next puppy.

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Puptastic

Welcome Innes!  The west Fife Guide Dog Fundraising Group recently introduced guide dog puppy Innes, entirely supported by donations to their Name A Puppy appeal.  Innes was named in memory of Tom Innes, a tireless supporter of the charity, who passed away in 2016.  After 8 Mince were deeply honoured to be asked to play a benefit gig in October, with all proceeds going towards this effort.  Biggest canine audience ever!

Guide Dog puppy Innes

Guide Dog puppy Innes

We wish him well in his training, and offer our congratulations to all involved, we were delighted to be a tiny part of this.

DBFC

Last Friday we were welcomed back to the Woodside Hotel in Aberdour by Dalgety Bay Folk Club, we all enjoyed the gig very much and the evening went by really quickly!  We all hope to see Colin back there very soon and send our best wishes for his recovery.

April – she’s ours

Apologies, the website has been down for a wee while, hopefully it is now fully visible.

In the interim, the band and lovely groupies have been away to Perthshire, not to play, but to chill out.   Now we may focus on the forthcoming homecoming, when we make a return visit to the Woodside at Aberdour, at the invitation of Dalgety Bay Folk Club.

No pressure …..  :-)

Festive Cheer

All of the band would like to wish everyone a happy Christmas, and a peaceful new year.

We will be playing some Christmas gigs at local care homes before we roll out the turkey (vegetarian options also available) and see out the Auld Year with a dram.  We would love to welcome you to our gigs in 2017, keep an eye on the schedule as it is always being updated.

 

Worth a try

After 8 Mince enjoyed a full evening at Dunfermline Rugby Club, ably assisted by Emily, possibly our youngest helper.  Most excellent stovies were had.

We followed that with a terrific reception laid on by Limekilns Church Guild, we played in their beautiful neo-classical  building and wolfed down the tea, cakes and sandwiches afterwards.

Thank you one and all, it’s always a privilege to play for you and we appreciate every opportunity we are offered.

Guide Dogs

After 8 Mince very much enjoyed assisting the West Fife Guide Dogs team with their fund raising on 7th October, when the committee, some welcome guests and at least 8 dogs entertained in the sailing club.   A total of £895 was added to the committee’s challenge to raise enough to name a puppy in memory of the late Tom, who worked tirelessly with the team and is much missed.