Allendale House

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

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All events here are Free.

Events on Friday 8th June 2018
TimeWhatWith
20:00 - 23:00
(Downstairs room)
Singaround Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon

Events on Saturday 9th June 2018
TimeWhatWith
11:00 - 12:30
(Small Room upstairs)
Fluency in Your Tin Whistle Playing
Aimed at whistle players but other tune players welcome. Some knowledge of whistle playing desired.
Ford Collier (The Drystones)
12:00 - 14:30
(Downstairs room)
Festival Club
Limited to 8 performers, with 15-minute slots each, on a first come first perform basis. Everyone welcome to sign up, or to just sit & enjoy the music
Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon
13:00 - 14:00
(Small Room upstairs)
Fiddle
Turning a tune into a performance, essential skills and techniques for beginners. Basic understanding of bowing and fingering desired.
Alex Garden (The Drystones)
14:00 - 15:00
(Large Room Upstairs)
Song Writing
Ian W Brown gives an insight into his success as a song writer and how the one rule is, there are no rules.
Ian Brown
14:15 - 15:15
(Small Room upstairs)
Harmony Singing
Question and answer session. Suitable for all ages and abilities - come along and join in!
The Teacups
14:30 - 17:00
(Downstairs room)
Singaround
Will aim to give to anyone who wants to, a chance to perform one song at a time.
Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon
16:45 - 17:45
(Small Room upstairs)
Beginners Anglo (Irish) Concertina
This workshop will help you to get started with the Concertina. Bring a c/g anglo if you have one, although we will have spares for you to try.
Jack Burnaby
19:00 - 21:00
(Large Room Upstairs)
A Plastic Ocean
Ecotainment! presents: This film brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle.
Tip of the Pops
20:00 - 23:00
(Downstairs room)
Singaround Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon
21:30 - 23:00
(Small Room upstairs)
Beyond the Watershed
Storytellers of all kinds are welcomed to this Storytelling for ‘grown ups’ session.
Madeleine Grantham

Events on Sunday 10th June 2018
TimeWhatWith
10:45 - 11:30
(Small Room upstairs)
Popup Choir
Learn a song in 4-part harmony to perform at 11.30.
Alsion Frosdick
11:00 - 12:00
(Large Room Upstairs)
Introduction to the Hammer Dulcimer and Hurdy Gurdy
Damian will introduce and demonstrate some of the features of both of these folk instruments.
Damian Clarke
11:30 - 12:30
(Small Room upstairs)
Tunes from County Antrim
There are a lot of great tunes written by players from Rowan's home area that aren’t heard anywhere else. Aimed at intermediate players and upwards.
Rowan Leslie
12:00 - 14:30
(Downstairs room)
Festival Club
Limited to 8 performers, with 15-minute slots each, on a first come first perform basis. Everyone welcome to sign up, or to just sit & enjoy the music
Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon
13:00 - 14:00
(Small Room upstairs)
Make Music The Hut People
13:30 - 14:30
(Large Room Upstairs)
Songs & Lore of the Sea
From shanties to the environment. Particularly for adults accompanied by children
Tom Lewis
14:30 - 17:00
(Downstairs room)
Singaround
Will aim to give to anyone who wants to, a chance to perform one song at a time.
Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon
16:30 - 17:30
(Small Room upstairs)
Bodran
With John Ward
20:00 - 23:00
(Downstairs room)
Singaround
Will aim to give to anyone who wants to, a chance to perform one song at a time.
Derek Burgess & Kitty Vernon