Forth musicians win at UK Accordion Championships in Blackpool

Local accordion Champions
Local accordion Champions

FOUR young musicians from South Lanarkshire recently took part in the UK Accordion Championships in Blackpool.

The youngsters had to work extremely hard in the run up to the championships, organised by the National Accordion Organisation.

But it certainly paid off for Andrew and Samantha Erskine, of Forth, who were ecstatic to be awarded first place in the Elementary Duet section.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.