Bernie on the Box

Bernie engages with his audience by playing well known Scottish tunes on the accordion (think “White Heather Club” and you will not be far off the mark).  Other styles and tunes sometimes creep in too.   He also provides large-print song sheets for familiar Scottish Songs (eg Mairi’s Wedding, the Skye Boat Song) and usually includes a musical quiz in each session.  These quizzes are based on music from the past, and it is not uncommon for residents in care homes and day centres to do better at them than their carers.

Act Details

Name: Bernie on the Box
Type of act: Solo acts
Act contents: Audience participation | Music - General /variety /sing along
Equipment required: One 13A power socket, and one chair (without arms).
Performance length: One hour - adjustable as required
Fee charged: £50 (£31 - £50)
Days of week: Mon - Fri. Weekends possible, but not preferred.


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Contact Details
Mr B Hewitt, 1 Birnam Gardens, Dunfermline, Fife.

Where we’ve played for older people recently

Facility / Service Type Name Town Postcode
Care home Kincarrathie House Perth PH2 7HX
Care home with nursing Loxley Hall Care Home Frodsham WA6 0BW
Care home with nursing Chapel Fields Frodsham WA6 7BB
Care home with nursing Henderson House Care Home Dunfermline KY11 9GW
Care home Orchard Head House Dunfermline KY11 2EX
Care home Abbotsford Headwell House Dunfermline KY12 0JY
Care home Queens Manor Care Home Edinburgh EH4 8DU