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Learn some great Northern folk music with world class tutors. This workshop is open to all ages, and all instruments. Whether you have played folk music for years, or are a beginner with no previous experience of folk music – there will be a part you can play!
Once you have played as a group in this workshop you will have the chance to perform on our concourse festival stage.
This workshop is led by prominent Northern folk musicians Ruth Ball and Ian Stephenson, Directors of Junior and Youth Folkworks Summer Schools.
The Great Exhibition of the North 2018 is a summer of amazing exhibits, inspired technology, vibrant street performance, cutting edge culture and magical experiences. Find out more about the Great Exhibition of the North.
Folk on the Tyne brings together the best of folk across the North in a day of workshops and gigs including a headline show from The Unthanks, The Wilsons and The Young’uns. Other highlights include a free, late night ceilidh and a giant performance from our Folkworks Summer School...