The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border Hear music inspired by the forbiddingly beautiful landscape and turbulent history of the Debatable Lands, the border country between Scotland and England.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Kathryn Tickell, accomplished player of the Northumbrian pipes, is featured in this week's show. Tony McAnaney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kathryn Tickell, accomplished player of the Northumbrian pipes, is featured in this week's show.

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This week's show features music inspired by the rolling hills and moorland of the border country between Scotland and England, a landscape of forbidding beauty with a turbulent history of feuds, raids and conflict. Hear songs from Archie Fisher, Capercaillie, Kathryn Tickell and more.