1015     Concertina    with Rob Harbron


English Concertina workshop from one of Britain’s leading players.








1015     Fiddle     with Sam Sweeney and Miranda Rutter


Led by two accomplished musicians and workshop leaders of the English Acoustic Collective Summer Schools.






1015     Melodeon with John Spiers


Mr Squeezy has a wide experience of melodeon playing from morris dance to Bellowhead.








1120     Beginners’ Pipe and Tabor with    Gillian Guest


Gillian is an accomplished player and workshop leader.  This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.  You will need a tabor pipe.  These can be bought at the workshops for £8.  Tabors will be provided.








1120     Devon and Gloucestershire songs  – a comparison with Martin and Shan Graebe


Living in Gloucestershire and being experts in the collections of Rev S Baring-Gould, Martin and Shan are able to bring a fascinating selection of songs from each area.






1400     Gloucestershire Wassails and Carols with Gwilym and Carol Davies


Gloucestershire has an enviable archive of seasonal songs, several of them collected by Gwilym himself.   Gwilym and Carol are enthusiastic champions for local carols and wassails.






1400     Gloucestershire Tunes with Paul Burgess


Paul has been collecting and promoting Gloucestershire tunes for many years.  Together with Charles Monteith he compiled ‘Coleford Jig’ collection.  This workshop is suitable for most folk instruments.








1530      Broom Dance with Richard Chidlaw


Richard is a singer and researcher living in South Gloucestershire.  This workshop will teach a traditional broom dance he collected in the area.  He will be supported by members of Boss Morris to demonstrate the moves.








1600    Singing, Arranging and Teaching Songs for Community Choirs with Matt Norman


Matt is an experienced choir leader and has recently completed an education project for the GlosTrad archive to arrange a number of local songs for community choirs.








Sunday October 30th 2016

Venue- Gloucester Life Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG

  • Individual Workshops £6 (Concs £5)
  • Day ticket (includes all concerts, talks and workshops) £18  (concs £15)