The weekend kicks off
Deans Bar is open
a chance to renew friendships
with a chat and a few beers
Then into the Cottage for
First Stirrings of Spring
say and play session to celebrate the start of a new festival
Sessions and Folk Club
Cottage and Nelly Deans Lounge
on from last year with a frew more tips to achieve a more polished
Making was popular last year so Jillie, Anna and Helen will
be back with a simple introduction to this craft.
Dolly making with Lucy Burrow. Another fascinating country
craft still kept alive by enthusiastic people like Lucy. Come
and have a go and have something really special to take home with
Small Pipes Another chance
to meet and get a few insights into this subtle little brother
of those big Scottish War pipes. Well attended last year, come
early to bag a set of pipes.
A choice of
concerts in the afternoon
In the Cottage
and the highly
in the Scout
Look out for
Story telling sessions throughout
the day and of course almost continous song and music sessions
in Nelli Deans
in the Evening
Easter Saturday Ceilidh
Tarrantella Ceilidh Band
Wo gave us such a fine concert spot last year
Cottage Folk Concert Club
Lynne and Ted Tann-Watson
it as a sort of Ashby-de-La-Zouche
Folk Club comes to Miskin. This is part
of the world tour that regularly takes in the Volunteer Garden
in Sidmouth ( Including 2005!!).
cross between the formality of a concert and the relaxed atmosphere
of a club session. Designed to allow an occasional longer spot.
busy day starting with the
Easter Family Breakfast
your chocolate Eggies and make the Day really special
Early morning Song Workshop to get ready for
Wenham, Mike Gibson, Kathy Wallis and Jon Heslop
Who will then join the
Bring your own or make
one during the weekend
Dance Kit,fancy Dress, batman even. Just dress up!
has something special planned I know so don't miss this.
Celebrate more Easter traditions
Pace-Egging Ceremony ~
Egg and spoon races ~
will happen this year, they got sort of lost in the jolly merrymaking
last year !!
Another choice of Concerts ~
Acoustic in the cottage
Electric in the Scout Hall
a chance to catch the guest you missed yesterday
~Music and Song Sessions
5 o'clock. The cider is warm and ready, the trail is set and off
go the story tellers on the "Story Walk".
Our intrepid band of chatters weave their way between trees and
tales - truth and fancy, all helped along by a small glass or
two of mulled spicy cider, a special treat indeed. Finish up by
the campfire for a few more stories and perhaps even a song or
The Easter Special
"Ceilidh of Our
A requested feature of our weekend,
this is a chance to be part of a ceilidh band for the first time
or perhaps to have a go at calling a dance. Whatever happens it
is always a lot of fun.
continue in Nellie Deans Lounge
And a Folk Concert Club
in the cottage
clear the Mill site as early as possible to give us a chance to
clean up by midday !!
over to the
of song and music arounds - Concert spots and the usual Llantrisant