Countdown to Christmas Celebration 2018

Countdown to Christmas Celebration 2018

It is just seven weeks to the start of the Christmas Celebration 2018 season of presentations across Scotland starting on Saturday 8 December at Newton-Wallacetown Church, Ayr.

The following Saturday, 15 December, the Christmas Celebration comes to Edinburgh at the Assembly Rooms in George Street in Edinburgh city centre.

Then the final presentation for the Christmas Celebration 2018 on Monday 17 December is in the Main Auditorium of The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Join the Celebration Choir and Concert Orchestra for this, their 8th Annual Christmas Celebration Concert.


This year’s feature presentation “The Greatest Story!” includes new songs mixed with the old Carol favourites.

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall presentation is on Monday 17 December 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced £29, £26, and £24. Visit online here to purchase Glasgow tickets.

Purchase your AYR tickets here

Christmas Celebration 2018 is at Newton-Wallacetown Church, 60 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EF on Saturday 8 December 2018.

This is the 3rd year at the prestigious Edinburgh Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh city centre, with an event that just gets bigger and bigger every year!

Purchase your Edinburgh Assembly Room tickets here.

Celtic Fusion features ‘Vesper Sky’ album

Celtic Fusion features ‘Vesper Sky’ album

Celtic Fusion on 100.8 Revival FM will feature the new CD album ‘Vesper Sky’ during October’s programmes.

Poets Stewart and Carol Henderson have collaborated with acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter Yvonne Lyon for this new album, ‘Vesper Sky’.

As well as readings by Stewart and Carol and vocals by Yvonne, the project features musical contributions from such artists as Bryn Haworth, David Lyon and Seonaid Aitken.

‘Vesper Sky’ is a stunning and unique collection of songs and poems, produced by Graeme Duffin, Sandy Jones and Yvonne Lyon and recorded and mixed at Motherwell’s Foundry Music Lab.

Stewart Henderson is a poet, broadcaster and songwriter. The Sunday Times’ Gillian Reynolds says that Stewart understands the packed power of words; the importanance of their use and measure.

Carol Henderson is a storyteller, broadcaster and practicing iconographer with varied and distinguished background in publishing, theatre, and film. Carol’s extensive radio work includes drama readings on various BBC Radio 4 historical documentaries.

Celtic Fusion, Tuesdays 8.00-10.00pm and repeated Saturdays 5.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Gospel Blues Train Special

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Gospel Blues Train Special

This Friday, 12 October from 8.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman will feature the music of gospel legend Sister Rosetta Tharpe to celebrate her long overdue induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year. 

Widely recognised as the progenitor of the electric guitar style subsequently used by the likes of Chuck Berry and Keith Richards, the late Sister Rosetta also influenced countless female vocalists in a long and successful career. 

The Gospel Blues Train will be playing as many Tharpe songs as possible – either by the lady herself or via other artists who have covered her songs over the years.

The Gospel Blues Train, Friday 12 October, 8.00-9.00pm; Saturday 13 October, 7.00pm; Tuesday, 16 October, 10.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

Morning Show special guests

Morning Show special guests

Join Dave Mitchell every weekday morning from 7.00am for the Revival Breakfast Show to get you on your way for the day ahead.

At 10.00am on the morning segment, Dave has special guests in studio 1 at 100.8 Revival FM.  If you miss any of these guests, then you can always listen again using the Catch Up anytime online service.  The programme is available to listen again on the Catch Up page for up to 7 days after original broadcast.

Dave Mitchell Breakfast & Morning Show, weekdays 7.00-11.00am.