Fiona Kennedy

Songwriter, singer and broadcaster.

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Robbie Shepherd MBE

It’s truly the end of an era as 80 years young broadcaster, Robbie Shepherd MBE lays down his microphone after 35 consecutive years of the […]

P&J features North East of Scotland Music School

P&J features North East of Scotland Music School

With the North East of Scotland Music School celebrating it’s 40th birthday shortly, the Press and Journal took the time to catch up with Fiona […]

With Grammy Award winner Marcus Hummon

With Grammy Award winner Marcus Hummon

Marcus and I have written 2 songs for the new album – ‘Weaver of Dreams and The Crossing Over’. He won a Grammy for ‘God […]

The Trifle Group!

The Trifle Group!

Beth made this! From left to right: Fiona Kennedy, Lydia Hutchinson, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Jenny Plume

Working on our songs!

Working on our songs!

Home thoughts from abroad – Sept ’15

The light is gorgeous. Streaks of amber and red snake through the pale azure sky while the dinky American Eagle plane circles around and around waiting for clearance to land.

Fiona meets legendary Scottish singer Moira Anderson

Fiona meets legendary Scottish singer Moira Anderson

I’m on a jolly holiday in Tenerife with three friends, Maureen, Joan and Kate to escape gloomy winter (cue for a song!) and I hadn’t […]

Fiona on how Scotland is riddled with romance on Valentine’s Day

Fiona on how Scotland is riddled with romance on Valentine’s Day

Given that Scottish men often get bad press for not being that romantic, one heck of a lot of smoochy cards are shifted off the […]

Fiona sings Ae Fond Kiss and gets ready to give her ‘Reply from the Lassies’ at her favourite Burns Supper

No sooner is Christmas done and dusted – decorations taken down and packed away in the basement for another year before I happily plough full […]

Thoughts on traditional Scottish Hogmanay parties

Thoughts on traditional Scottish Hogmanay parties

My Mother was a very easygoing, lovely, warm and gentle lady who on Hogmanay morphed rather dramatically into a wild woman with a Hoover and […]

What is the secret to a long, healthy and happy life?

What IS the secret to a long, healthy and happy life? That’s the million dollar question we all want to know the answer to. Is […]

Fiona on Nativity Plays and Carol Services!

Fiona on Nativity Plays and Carol Services!

There’s been quite bit a bit of chat of late on the airwaves about the pros and cons of nativity plays. I heard one lady […]

London Scottish charity fundraiser brings out the stars

Fiona joined golfing supremo Bernard Gallagher, his TV presenter daughter Kirsty and Lord Smith of Kelvin to raise an impressive £23,000 for charity. Last week […]

Overjoyed at Sophie’s Scottish BAFTA win as the young Philomena!

Overjoyed at Sophie’s Scottish BAFTA win as the young Philomena!

Francis and I are thrilled and very proud of our daughter Sophie whom, on 16th November 2014, WON a BAFTA Scotland award for her role […]

Fiona discusses her famous father and growing up with the most famous Scots in show business

It’s amazing what we take for granted growing up. In our household it was normal to have a stream of musicians coming and going, parties […]

Fiona Kennedy discusses her amazing experience of taking Songwriting Masterclasses in Tuscany

Fiona Kennedy discusses her amazing experience of taking Songwriting Masterclasses in Tuscany

Another adventure – I knew immediately that I had to do it. Songwriting Masterclasses for a week in Tuscany? What’s to ponder about that?! I […]

Two very proud parents, as Sophie is nominated for a BAFTA

As very proud parents Francis and I are so delighted that Sophie has been nominated for a BAFTA Scotland award for playing the young Philomena […]

Fiona’s journey to the East Neuk of Fife

Fiona’s journey to the East Neuk of Fife

It’s a long time since we played ‘I spy with my little eye’ in the car, or sang ‘ The wheels on the bus go […]

Fiona on humour, history and why Glaswegians love the Barras

Although I consider myself to be a west coaster, I have lived on the east coast of Scotland for quite a lot longer than I […]

Autumn in Scotland and designer Joyce Young

Autumn in Scotland and designer Joyce Young

Ah, the Autumnal Equinox which officially signifies the change in the season from summer to autumn arrived this week with a flourish and here in […]