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    Below you will find all our latest news as posted to Rachel's Twitter account @RachelWlkr. Follow her on your favourite social network for up to the minute news on gigs, tickets, merchandise and new releases. Rachel is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. See links at the top of the page.
    This is a good step forward and thankfully acknowledges that many people in abusive relationships are unable to speak or even have access to a phone that isn’t monitored. twitter.com/TheWomensOrg/s…
    A thread worth reading if you are currently navigating online teaching. Kindness and understanding needed. twitter.com/veruka2/status…
    This competition is still going ahead so get writing for a chance to win £500. twitter.com/FeisRois/statu…
    This is just brilliant! twitter.com/Stephen_THC/st…
    My fridge can relate.... twitter.com/WeeMissBea/sta…
    Oh this made me smile! twitter.com/abmassie/statu…
    Not a fair announcement from the uk government today - doesn’t help musicians who have already lost a massive chunk of work and income. Re-think needed. #supportforselfemployed #equalsupportforall twitter.com/sarahmcquaid/s…
    Great opportunity for composers / songwriters here! twitter.com/FeisRois/statu…
    What a lovely thing this is. Amplify 10 women in music... @Karenmatheson7 @MargretStewart @EmilySmithmusic @IAMKP @FDalgetty @FionaGress @jennareidmusic @KTBoyle1 @MhairiHall and a fantastic woman not on Twitter #SileasSinclair and so many, many more. twitter.com/MargretStewart…
    Rachel Walker
    Feeling lucky to have had a productive couple of days at @StMarysSpace studio with the lovely @AaronHJones working on my new album. Beginning to take shape!
    Bana-ghaisgeach gun teagamh! What a woman! Much respect to @KateForbesMSP today. #WomenInPolitics #bilingual #Gàidhlig twitter.com/DailyGael/stat…
    Rachel Walker
    A lovely day forgetting about politics and recording for my new solo album at the beautiful @StMarysSpace today. Slow steady steps towards lovely new music and welcoming special guest musicians over the coming month. #warmsinger #newmusic #songwriter
    Highly recommended. Beautiful setting, lovely people and just a perfect atmosphere to be creative. 💕 twitter.com/StMarysSpace/s…
    This weekend I sang #Gaelic songs by the celebrated Gaelic poet, Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair along with wonderful singers and musicians at a music festival drawing a worldwide audience. Gaelic has significant cultural importance now and far into the future #ismisegaidhlig
    There is no excuse for getting this wrong. All it takes is a wee bit of respect and research. If in doubt, ask! I certainly do. #Gaelicspeakersliketohelp twitter.com/nicaonghais/st…
    Excellent job opportunity here! twitter.com/piper_simon/st…
    This looks like a brilliant night! Unfortunately can’t make it, but do go if you can, and for a brilliant cause. 💃 🕺 twitter.com/IaganBarra/sta…
    Rachel Walker
    Bliadhna mhath ùr dhuibh uile! Happy new year! May 2020 bring you contentment and peace. Xx
    ***A Song a Week #52 - Farewell*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel!youtu.be/H8l0uUNk3uY The last of my Song a Week challenge, thank you all for your support!
    There are so many fantastic Gaelic speaking actors and actresses in Scotland. If a production wants Gaelic as part of their film / series / program, why on earth can they not use local talent rather than try to teach pigeon / token Gaelic and ultimately get it wrong? #Gàidhlig
    It’s 10am, no one else in the house is up yet and I’m eating chocolate for breakfast while reading Margaret Bennett’s new ‘From the Cradle to the Grave’ book. Boxing Day win!
    If you find Christmas difficult, if you’re on your own, or just want to enjoy some lovely chat, this amazing thing is happening. #joinin twitter.com/SarahMillican7…
    Rachel Walker
    Nollaig Chridheil dhuibh uile! Tha mi’n dòchas gum bi là sònraichte agaibh an diugh. Merry Christmas! I hope your day is filled with love, peace and happiness. 🎉🌟 xx
    A Song for Christmas Eve, recorded a couple of years ago xx 🌟youtu.be/RygEIc0cXjI
    ***A Song a Week #51 - Ciùin an Oidhch’ / Silent Night*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel!youtu.be/GuCLFFCY2L4 Nollaig Chridheil! 🎄🌟
    Rachel Walker
    Friday night at the @TheBarrowlands Glasgow. Enjoying the moment. Thanks to @KBlairMatthews for the pic.
    ***A Song a Week #50 - Black is the Colour of my True Love’s Hair*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel. youtu.be/QhlK0VngJs0 Fifty weeks gone already!
    Another lovely night! twitter.com/itzandroo/stat…
    All the lights for Western Ocean and I get to conduct! Thanks @itzandroo twitter.com/itzandroo/stat…
    Pretty good night! 🎶🎉 twitter.com/itzandroo/stat…
    Rachel Walker
    The famous @TheBarrowlands for tonight with @Skipinnish 🎉
    ***A Song a Week #49 - Thoir mo Shoraidh thar Ghunnaidh*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel youtu.be/URggKSgsq9U Only a few weeks of this challenge left- who wants Christmas songs?
    Rachel Walker
    Tha, gu dearbh!! 🐱 Get yourself onto @ScotsGaelicDuo The Gaelic Duolingo course if you’re not already there, for some handy phrases (including whether or not you’re wearing pants..!)
    Looking forward to hearing Arthur on Saturday night (And James and Wilma of course!) twitter.com/GlasgowSkyeOrg…
    Will be lovely to be singing again this weekend! A deanaibh fiughar ris an oidhche seo 🎶 twitter.com/GlasgowSkyeOrg…
    ***A Song a Week #48 - Streets of London*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel youtu.be/amd6X-6w88Y
    Seall seo! Time to get learning! Easily accessible and at a speed to suit you. Siuthadaibh! #Gàidhlig #Duolingo twitter.com/duolingo/statu…
    Really sorry to let you know that I’m unable to sing as part of Gaol no Gonadh at the @blasfestival later this week as my daughter is unwell in hospital. Huge thanks to the wonderful @MargretStewart for standing in at such short notice, the concerts will be fantastic! #duilich
    ***A Song a Week #47 - Mo Chailin Dìleas Donn*** this week especially for @pineapplepiseag now available for listening on my YouTube channel youtu.be/PdfIGqtKWac
    Another upcoming gig to look forward to, this time at @ccfest. All upcoming performances are on my website rachelwalker.co.uk twitter.com/ccfest/status/…
    ***A Song a Week #46 - Dimming of the Day*** Now available for listening on my YouTube channel youtu.be/te0C72PFxe8. Not many weeks of this challenge left now! Thanks to everyone who has been listening! #òrangachseachdainn #songaweekchallenge2019
    ***A Song a Week #45 - An Eala Bhàn*** For Remembrance Sunday - now available for listening on my YouTube channel. youtu.be/VGaE3nOOTRg
    Rachel Walker
    Will be singing at @blasfestival at the end of the month as part of ‘Gaol no Gonadh?’, presented by the wonderful Jo MacDonald and with songs and music from @herringtweets. 27th Nov - Glenelg, 28th Nov - @EdenCourt, 29th Nov - Achmore & 30th Nov Fort William. #Blasfestival2019
    Rachel Walker
    Dealbh le @itzandroo bho oidhche sòraichte math aig @GCHalls còmhla ri @skipinnish. Mar is àbhaist, bha e a còrdadh ruim a bhith a seinn còmhla ri Seumas Greumach 🎶 #gaelvember
    Air leth toilichte gum bi mi a seinn aig Fèis Bhlas aig deireadh a mhios! #blasfestival #gaolnogonadh twitter.com/blasfestival/s…
    A deanaibh fiughar ris an oidhche seo! twitter.com/GlasgowSkyeOrg…
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