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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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17th July

Didmarton Bluegrass Festival 1st – 3rd September 2017 Although it’s billed as a bluegrass event, there will be a sizeable old-time presence. As well as plenty of old-time jamming in the OGRI bar and around the site, several of the … Continue reading

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7th July

FOAOTMAD CD Reviewers Needed Please FOAOTMAD members will be aware that review section of the Old Time News has now grown in size. The last edition contained over 20 reviews and I very much hope to be able to keep … Continue reading

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26th June (again)

Here’s the Link to the Workshop Application Form workshopNv2017 pdf FOAOTMAD 2017 Old Time Fiddle & Banjo Workshops Please note that application forms for the November workshops will be available early this week Curtain Call for Alsia Old Time Camp-out … Continue reading

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26th June

Old Time Music Cornwall Old Time Pub Session 8.30 Friday 30th June The Pirate Inn Alverton Penzance TR18 4PS Full details here: http://oldtimemusic-cornwall.weebly.com/ Keith and Cathy Picking Weekend Keith and Cathy want to alert all people thinking of coming to … Continue reading

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5th June

No Blog updates until Tuesday 20th Please note that I will be away for ten days returning on Tuesday 20th so there will not be a chance to update the Blog until then. Apologies for any inconvenience caused in the … Continue reading

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29th May

Horsenecks Tour 2017 June 2/3/4 – Fire In The Mountain – Wales June 7th – McCanns – Omagh, N Ireland June 9/10/11 – Westport Bluegrass Festival – Ireland June 12/13 – TBC June 14/15 – Joe Wattys Bar – Isle of … Continue reading

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24th May

Dance Party in Stroud Saturday July 1st Hello all dancers and lovely musicians who play for our dance parties. We had a great time in Upton on Severn in March and our next one is Saturday 1st July. Easy to … Continue reading

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