Watch and listen to archival recordings from the School Of Scottish Studies.
Below, watch footage of a waulking song sung by Kate Nicolson & friends while washing new tweed. Fieldworker: Peter Cooke; Camera operater: FE Kent; Recorded South Uist, 1970. SSS Archive Ref.: VA1970.01
Selected by Aileen Campbell with the help of the Archive Trails project – a twelve week residency at the School Of Scottish Studies Archives with Campbell, Alasdair Roberts, and Drew Wright – featured in The Wire 325