The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra

Afo performs the Scandinavian Reels is like one big family and it is much more than just an orchestra

Ciaran, Orchestra leader 2014

The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra is

an Absolutely Fabulous Organisation

providing Fantastic Opportunities and

Amazing Friendly Occasions!

Matthew Taylor

We perform traditional Scottish music to excite, engage and enlighten all ages

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Please support the AFO via our Justgiving page


We perform traditional Scottish Music to excite, engage and elighten all ages

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Rehearsals are back!

Saturday 21st August 2021 saw AFO return to in person rehearsals. It was an amazing afternoon of music making and was just fantastic to have everyone together again after 18 months working remotely via zoom. You can watch a short part of the rehearsal that we broadcast live on our Facebook page, linked below for you to enjoy – the live section starts 10 mins into the video! – Live concerts are coming soon!!... read more

Summer Concert 2021

After another session working together to make wonderful music during these uncertain times, we have created a fantastic night of music. Join us Saturday 19th June 2021 at 7.30pm online via our Facebook page for this years summer concert.

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AFO Face Masks & More

While we all stay safely at home and shop online for now  remember that the AFO shop remains open. We have a selection of fabulous CD’s , great pencils and pens , cosy colourful scarves, delicious mints and much more! We also have our latest and very successful addition of Peace tartan masks ( only a few left ) and our colourful fiddle masks priced at just £5. All items can be purchased by email from and I will happily post items or hand deliver them locally without any contact. It’s been a difficult year for all of us, the orchestra relies on your generous support buying our merchandise and we are very grateful for that. Take care , stay safe and thanks from the merchandise... read more


Following in the footsteps of the late great violin ,viola player and string teacher, Sandy Lyle, in 1992 Wallace Galbraith, the Founder and Director of the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra, became the Fiddler at the Bachelor’s Club in Tarbolton.

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