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15th October

The Next Dance Party Dancers and musicians what an amazing time we had at summer camp and at the two dance parties where we were joined by our American friends Ira Bernstein and Riley Baugus. The next dance party, to … Continue reading

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15th October

Special Offer on November Workshops! Our Foaotmad old time banjo and fiddle workshops have been well supported over the last few years with the gratifying result that many of those who attended the beginner/improver workshops are now signing up for … Continue reading

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8th October

New Clogging Side Near Ipswich New clogging side near Ipswich invites interested dancers and/or musicians.   Inaugural events happening soon.  Contact Arnie Blake, email fiddlefiddle@talktalk.net  for more information. William Smedley’s Old Time Music Hour Episode: 39 On This Show, A … Continue reading

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1st October

FOAOTMAD are looking for a Barn Dance Band FOAOTMAD are looking for a small old-time band preferably with experience of playing at barn dances for a dance on Sunday 5 May 2019.The dance is will be at The Crossover Bluegrass … Continue reading

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17th September

NEXT LITTLE OPRY – Saturday 29 September 2019 RAGGED OUT STRING BAND with Emily Smith, Andy Quelch and Joe Auckland Dancers – don’t forget yours shoes! Plus open mic Doors open 19.15 for 19.30 start Tickets: £9 from www.wegottickets.com Tom Thumb … Continue reading

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11th September

Reed Island Rounders Tour Hi FOAOTMAD folks! Looks like you all had a wonderful time at Summer camp. We Reed Island Rounders are excited to be returning back to Gainsborough next February. We are extending our stay to include an … Continue reading

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29th August

Reed Island Rounders Tour Hi FOAOTMAD folks! Looks like you all had a wonderful time at Summer camp. We Reed Island Rounders are excited to be returning back to Gainsborough next February. We are extending our stay to include an … Continue reading

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21st August

William Smedley’s Old Time Music Hour at Clifftop 2018 So you did not get to Clifftop this year? No matter, kick back and enjoy an hour of Clifftop action brought to you by the one and only Bill Smedley. The … Continue reading

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14th August

FOAOTMAD 2018 Fiddle & Banjo Workshops Corn Potato String Band, Monday 3rd September, Richmond Gig list for Riley Baugus and Ira Bernstein—August 2018 Sat August 11th Ira and Riley dance party 1pm to 6pm BREDON Village Hall Nr Tewksbury, GL20 … Continue reading

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17th July

No Blog or Mail Out for 3 Weeks 🙁 Sorry! I’m off to Clifftop and beyond for three weeks. Normal service will resume on my return Monday 13th August. If you have any last minute information that you want to … Continue reading

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