Christmas Half Price Sale!


50% off EVERYTHING in our Etsy & Folksy stores.

Just enter WINTER2 at the checkout….it’s that easy!


Christmas Sale

At last! Folksy now has introduced a discount option for customers so as a result Ramshackle Rose is offering 25% off any purchase.

Just enter WINTER1 at the checkout.



Ramshackle Rose are giving you 25% off everything in our online shop at Etsy in the run up to Christmas.

Just type WINTER1 at the checkout! Click on the link below to visit out shop.

Sum of Our Parts – The Grand Gestures live

nice little review here of the grand gestures vs man without machines live at the CCA in glasgow

Manic Pop Thrills


For One Night Only – The Grand Gestures vs Man Without Machines – CCA, Glasgow – Sunday 9th February 2014

Having missed the Grand Gestures’ debut Glasgow show 18 months or so ago, there was no way I was missing the second, particularly since support came from MPT favourites Man Without Machines.

Having to find half a band almost as soon as the excellent ‘The Kreuzberg Press’ LP had been released must have stalled MWM’s progress in 2013 and it certainly was the main reason that I’d not seen the band play for almost a year.

However, the fact that there were only 2 acts on Sunday permitted MWM to play an extended 12 songs set. No fewer than 11 songs were plucked from the album with the only exception being a live debut (I think) for Split Enz cover B-side ‘Six Months In A Leaky Boat’.

The set was…

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The Grand Gestures for ONE NIGHT ONLY



The Grand Gestures vs Man Without Machines. This is gonna be a good night… on sale next week!

New York New York



Well this lovely reworked piece has now been picked up & shall be making its way to the States. Knew this would look great in a New York apartment!

Celie as one of The Gesturettes

First live session for The Grand Gestures on BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway show


On The Small Screen…..

John Byrne TX

…..tonight on BBC2 Scotland, a little insight into one man’s life as an artist.

Not Quite Back…….

….in the workshop what with babies starting school, painting projects being finished, shows to see at the Edinburgh Fringe & studio space down at Blair Street being filled. In the meantime for all you fans of John Byrne here’s one to watch on Thursday…..BBC 2 Scotland only I’m afraid. But repeated on BBC 4 later in the month.

However I do believe there is a documentary on Channel 4 coming up too….keep watching this space!