March 16, 2011 by General Administrator

Here are a few music and dance events coming up shortly. For more information click through to our website.

Traditional Music Session
Sunday 20 March, 8-10pm
Prince of Wales, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 BEE

Moseley Village Band
Thursdays 24 March, 14 April, 7:30 to 9:15
St Columba’s Church Hall, corner of Chantry Road, Birmingham B13 8D
All musicians welcome, £3 per session (first session free)

Barn Dance with Cuckoo’s Nest, caller Jo Freya
Saturday 26 March, 8-11pm
A social event for all the family, and for all ages and backgrounds. If you don’t know how to do English country dancing, you will soon learn, as Jo will explain the steps before the music starts and will remind you what to do next – it is great fun, even if you get it wrong! Food and light refreshments available but unlicensed, so bring your own alcohol. Tickets £7 (children £3.50) from 0121 246 9873

Traditional Song Session
Thursday 7 April, 8-10pm
Kitchen Garden Café, York Road, B14 7SA

Newfoundland Tunes Workshop
Sunday 10 April, 1pm to 4pm
mac, Cannon Hill Park
As a part of their Shore to Shore tour, Fergus O’Byrne and Jim Paynes will lead musicians in the playing of Newfoundland dance tunes and the steps that go with them. Presented in partnership with Wren Music and mac – there will be a full Shore to Shore concert in the evening. Tickets £12 (£10 for those holding concert tickets) from mac or call 0121 446 3232

The Traditional Arts Team runs activities in the Midlands relating to traditional song, music, storytelling and dance, and publishes the Folk Monthly magazine. It receives support from Arts Council England.

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