Fiona Kennedy - “I’m really looking forward to presenting the awards at this year’s RHSA. As a rather novice gardener myself, I truly appreciate the hard work and expertise needed to produce beautiful flowers, plants and vegetables. I’ll definitely be looking for some tips!.’”
Fiona Kennedy is a singer, songwriter, and producer of stage productions - her musical play ‘The Kist’ attracted 5 star reviews at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as at venues in Scotland, London and New York. Her work is extremely varied - highlights include singing for Her Majesty The Queen on a number of occasions, presenting BBC’s ‘Record Breakers’ with Roy Castle and Norris McWhirter, singing at the G8 Summit Launch at Edinburgh Castle, hosting ‘Tartan TV’ for American channel PBS, presenting ‘Peter and the Wolf ‘ and ‘The Snowman’ with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, singing at the first NATO Ambassador’s Burns Supper in Brussels, performing at Celtic Connections and Transatlantic Sessions on BBC 2. She produces ‘Nae Ordinary Burns Suppers’ every year with award winning actor writer and Director John Bett. Fiona is Honorary President of VSA (Voluntary Service Aberdeen) one of the largest social care charities in the UK and is the Patron of several charities including FROM Scotland (Famine relief for orphans in Malawi), Speakeasy, St Margaret’s Braemar and Pitlochry Festival Theatre. She is a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire and was awarded an OBE for her contribution to music and charitable work. Fiona has recorded several albums - her latest cd ‘Time to fly’ is getting great reviews and is available online now!