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Folkworks Saturdays

Folkworks Saturdays

  • Age 10 – 16
  • Saturday 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Termly Fee: £75
  • Bursaries are available

Led by Imogen Bose-Ward, Folkworks Saturdays is a fun and light-hearted youth folk ensemble for those with experience and those wanting experience of folk and traditional music. Singers and instrumentalists are welcome.

Players often progress to our more advanced youth folk ensemble Folkestra which is led by renowned folk guitarist Ian Stephenson.

We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in joining part of our Young Musicians Programme. You can email [email protected] or call 0191 443 5252.

Term dates:
Autumn 19/20 schedule
Spring 19/20 schedule
Summer 19/20 schedule




Our Young Musicians Programme is open to all children and young people, whatever their circumstances. We are keen to encourage applicants from the widest possible range of backgrounds and access a bursary where needed.

Here’s some more information about bursaries. If you’d like to speak to someone, please email us at [email protected]

Ready to Apply?

All of our programmes are easy to apply for. Simply complete our online application form by 1 April 2020. Need more information? No problem, email us on  [email protected]

Applications Open Soon