Category Archives: News

16th October

Gainsborough Festival Tickets A reminder that tickets for the Gainsborough Old Time Festival are now available to be purchased through the FOAOTMAD website. They are presently only available to members, at a cost of £50 for a full weekend ticket. Non-member … Continue reading

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13th October

The Next Dance Party We had a super time in July here near Stroud, Gloucestershire, with lots of great musicians and many dancers who had a good long clogging session and lots of fun. The next dance party is booked … Continue reading

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27th September

 Next Pickin’ Lunchtime Sun 1st Oct 3-6pm Hi Y’all, we invite you to get your monthly ‘Old Time Fix’ in Reading UK on every 1st Sunday 3-6pm at Pickin’ Lunchtime @ The Global Cafe, 35-39 London St, Reading UK, RG1 … Continue reading

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21st September

RICHMOND OLD TIME MUSIC & DANCE invite you to MOLSKY’S MOUNTAIN DRIFTERS Join us for what promises to be a fantastic day of the very best in Old Time music with MOLSKY’S MOUNTAIN DRIFTERS, featuring afternoon workshops, followed by an evening concert … Continue reading

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18th September

Native Grass’ LITTLE OPRY Headline Band HOT ROCK PILGRIMS Plus open mic Sat 30 Sept Tom Thumb Theatre Cliftonville Margate CT9 2LB Tickets £9 Cocktail bar open from 6.30, Show starts 7.30 More information: www.littleopryattomthumb.webeden.co.uk =======================================

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12th September

From Albion to Appalachia at Halsway Manor Halsway Manor, the national centre for folk arts, is putting on a residential weekend titled ‘From Albion to Appalachia’ from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May, 2018, to celebrate the centenary of Cecil Sharp’s … Continue reading

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31st August

Pickin’ Lunchtime Hi Y’all, Just another reminder of our change of venue for your next monthly ‘Old Time Fix’ at your next Pickin’ Lunchtime on Sunday 3rd Sept which is from 12-3pm in Wallingford at their renowned annual town festival … Continue reading

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10th August

Headline band for Gainsborough 2018 is The Bigfoot Stringband The headline band for Gainsborough 2018 is The Bigfoot Stringband, featuring John Herrmann, Meredith McIntosh, Rhys Jones, Cleek Schrey and Susie Goehring. The band are planning to stay in the UK for … Continue reading

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8th August

Glebe Farm Bluegrass and Old-Time ‘Picking and Learning’ Festival Glebe Farm Bluegrass and Old-Time ‘Picking and Learning’ festival on 11th/13th August at Glebe Farm, Astbury, just south of Congleton. Cheshire. The clawhammer workshop will be led by ace player and … Continue reading

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3rd August

Bunting strings wanted for inside FOAOATMAD Marquee at Summer Camp Bunting strings wanted for inside FOAOATMAD Marquee at Summer Camp, 9 1/2 inches [24cm] top width and 14 inches [36cm]sides. Check John Rushton’s video / ‘Chinquapin’ showing FOAOATMAD members last weekend, … Continue reading

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