Category Archives: News

22nd January

HELP PLEASE Susie Goehring of Bigfoot has asked if there is anyone who is coming to Gainsborough, that is willing to lend her a guitar to use while she is in the UK.  It would be preferable if you live … Continue reading

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16th January

Bigfoot Concert in East Sussex Lewes Con Club 139 High Street Lewes East Sussex BN7 1XS Thursday 15th Feb 7.30 for 8pm Tickets £12 Info: cajunbarn@outlook.com Tel: 01892 533493 Rhys Jones Fiddle vocals Cleek Schrey, fiddles John Herrmann, banjo Susie … Continue reading

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9th January

Gainsborough Workshops This year we have a Harmonica workshop, participants should bring one in the key of C. ===============================================

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8th January

A Five-String Banjo Sourcebook The American 5-string banjo is many things: a physical object of material culture with roots back to Africa and farther east, and a complex and ongoing development in North America; an equally complex musical culture ranging … Continue reading

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4th January

Obituary for Bill Cox The next issue of the Old Time News will contain an obituary for Bill Cox who passed away in late 2017. Bill used to produce cartoons for the OTN and it would be good to have … Continue reading

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1st January

Gainsborough 2018 Tickets Members, non-members and day tickets are now available here ==============================================

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18th December

HOWLER ALERT The eagle eyed amongst you may have noticed that the main header on the Gainsborough poster on the back cover of the magazine shows the year as 2017. To avoid any confusion, this is most definitely incorrect and … Continue reading

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15th December

Paul and Clare Sheridan Paul and Clare Sheridan will be doing a workshop at Gainsborough, Feb 2018, where they will take you through the basics of flatfooting. The style that grew out of the Appalachian mountains combining the stepping from … Continue reading

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11th December

Irish Old Time Appalachian Gathering The first Irish Old Time Appalachian Gathering is taking place in Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare on 16-18 Feb 2018. The idea is to bring together the various OT musicians and enthusiasts scattered across Ireland – just … Continue reading

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29th November

RICHMOND OLD TIME MUSIC & DANCE STOP PRESS: Please join us on Saturday 9th December for our last event of 2017 when The Horsenecks, featuring the fabulous Gabrielle Macrae on fiddle and Barry Southern on banjo, will play a concert and … Continue reading

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