Hopetoun Arms

Sound Sense used to organise house concerts when they were based in Moffat. Now in Leadhills, John Weatherby organises his ‘Almost a House Concert’ events at The Hopetoun Arms, Main Street, Leadhills. ML12 6XP The Hopetoun Arms is a friendly, award winning, hotel run by Rab and Rachael. Meals and accommodation available. Discount available on … Continue reading “Hopetoun Arms”


Problems with the web-page are gradually being overcome. House concerts are being organised, and a weekend of music in September – The Leadhills Music Blast! Details in the next few weeks. Getting ready for a concert in Carlisle on the 27th.


Live Sound Established in 1982, we have undertaken tours of North America, Australia and Europe. We specialise in traditional music but enjoy working in many genres. Recording Studio We have a small studio located in Duncow, and we also do location recording. Running ProTools HD we can record up to 48 tracks simultaneously What others say … Continue reading “Home”

House Concerts

At The Hopetoun Arms Main Street Leadhills 01659 74234 Come off the M74 at Abington and follow the signs for Leadhills. Meals and accommodation available. Discount available on room when you mention you are coming for the concert. The Lasses 19th May Pleased to welcome back The Lasses. From the Netherlands. Sophie and Margot sing … Continue reading “House Concerts”


Welcome to our festivals page! We will be updating as they are confirmed for us. March Niel Gow Fiddle Festival. niel-gow.co.uk Glenfarg Folk Feast  www.glenfargfolkclub.com/folkfeast.html Girvan Folk Festival http://girvantraditionalfolkfestival.org.uk/ Orkney Folk Festival  www.orkneyfolkfestival.com Rothbury Folk Festival  www.rothburymusicfestival.co.uk/ Stonehaven Folk Festival  www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk/ Ceolas Marymass Folk Festival  www.irvinefolkclub.org.uk

House Concerts @ The Hopetoun Arms

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John Weatherby Tel: 01659 74537 Mob: 07860 375183 Email: john@soundsense.biz Kris Koren Tel: 01387 710060 Mob: 07751 372724 Email: kris@soundsense.biz Address The Old Schoolhouse 35 Main Street Leadhills, Lanarkshire ML12 9XP [You can use the form below to send us a message or contact us using any of the details above.

Live Sound

We are a PA company established in 1982 working worldwide and have undertaken tours of the USA, Canada, Australia, Scandinavia and most of the rest of Europe. Most of our work is in the field of folk/traditional music, but we also enjoy working in other areas and music genres. We also supply and operate for corporate … Continue reading “Live Sound”


Sound Sense Recording Studio Sound Sense  PA Hire are already well known for their commitment to providing high quality sound for musicians,singers and bands working in traditional music. Our mobile recording unit can capture the live sound and atmosphere of concerts and festivals. We are constantly upgrading and investing in new equipment. At present we … Continue reading “Recording”