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David McGirr

The Walnuts in Edinburgh

playing in a living room near you. for Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) because dementia has had a profound effect on families.

115 %
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by 1 supporters

Eric Liddell Centre (ELC)

We support families living with dementia to keep them living together longer

Charity Registration No. SC003147


The Walnuts - we are small boys disguised as middle ages men
who have been given a camper van and we’re going to travel to Scotland, play music, eat pies and raise donations for Alzheimer Scotland (and the Eric Liddell Centre).

The Walnuts are
Davie McGirr: me - founder of and owner of a guitar
Matt Allwright: - lap steel aficionado, journalist and TV presenter of Watchdog, One Show, Rogue Traders and other things
Donald Stewart: - Celtic Fiddle legend and shoe model
Fergus Muirhead writer, broadcaster and piper.

We play Celtic music, Folk and Americana.

We play for charity. When you get to a certain age you become more aware of the distressing effect dementia has on families and friends – the illness not only brings a terrible lingering decline, it has a
relentless and devastating impact on carers too. We collect to support dementia research.

Find out more about our dates and where you can see us at

Yet again our motor home has been donated by the

Caravan and Motorhome Club of Great Britain and Bailey’s of Bristol: both are wonderful for doing this again and we are so grateful for their support.

The Scottish tour has also been sponsored and supported by:

Murray’s Pies in Perth
The Strathearn Distillery
The Northern Lighthouse Board

This year we collecting donations for the Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh and for Alzheimer Scotland everywhere.