26th February

Some Event Dates for You

March 30th – 31st: Richmond Old Time Music Gathering, Richmond

April 2nd – 7th: Sore Fingers Week 2018, with Tatiana Hargreaves. Kingham, Chipping Norton

May 4th – 7th: Crossover Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival, Congleton, Cheshire
May 11th – 13th: Orwell Bluegrass and Old-TIme Music Festival, nr Ipswich
May 18th – 20th: Ghost Hill American Old-Time Picking Weekend, Cornwall
May 25th – 27th: FOAOTMAD Spring Camp, Croft Farm Leisure, nr Tewkesbury

June 15th – 18th: Knockdown Picking Weekend: The Lenchford Inn, Shrawley, Worcs WR6 6TB
June 15th – 17th: Old-Time Fiddle Weekend Workshop, West Sussex

July 12th – 16th: Alsia Fest, Cornwall

August 9th – 12th: Glebe Farm Bluegrass and Old-TImey Camp
August 10th – 19th: FOAOTMAD Summer Camp, Croft Farm Leisure, nr Tewkesbury
August 31st – Sept 2nd: Didmarton (don’t know if there will be any OT bands)

September 7th – 9th: Sweet Sunny South, West Sussex
September 14 – 16th: Cornish Bluegrass Festival, Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall

Old Time Pub Session Cornwall

8.00 Wednesday 7th March
Out of the Blue
Mill Lane
TR13 9LQ

Visiting & local old time players, singers & dancers are invited to join us for tunes, songs & dance.


Next Pickin’ Lunchtime Sunday 4th March 3-6pm Reading

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 4PS (free parking at rear & only 5 min walk from train station). Ph: 0118 958 3555

Players of all levels, singers & dancers & friends are welcome to our monthly 1st Sunday acoustic music session.

Generally American stringed band stuff (Old Time, Bluegrass, Blues & Folk) and hosted according to traditional session etiquette. If new to this then take a peek at http://www.pegramjam.com/etiquette.html and while there also check out this useful resource for accompanying tunes unfamiliar to you (it is hoped that tune leaders will announce tune titles before commencing to play giving those with this book time to find them).

Hope to see you there :O)

Your Pickin Lunchtime session hosts are Stu Weetman & Colm Daly.
See also our Facebook Group where you’ll find under group description video links to many of the songs & tunes we do in their respective keys: https://facebook.com/groups/pickinlunchtime

Also please share this SUBSCRIBE LINK with others (to be sent this monthly email reminder…..always reversible!) http://eepurl.com/biYzvD or simply send them this leaflethttps://goo.gl/p9sqKw

Remember to share with your musical/dancing/clogging friends too!
More info email Colm: newtchaser@gmail.com or call/text 07776373906.



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