Saturday 27 July 2019   |   10:00am

Folk on the Tyne: Folkworks Summer School Taster Session

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Tickets – £8.70 to £10.90

Get a taste of our legendary Folkworks Summer Schools!

This morning of music and dance workshops is designed to suit everyone from beginners to experts of all ages (children 8 and younger should be accompanied by an adult).

Led by popular workshop leader Dave Gray (Varldens Band/Katie Doherty and the Navigators) participants will also learn from a fantastic Folk on the Tyne line up including Jack Rutter, Lucy Farrell, Alasdair Roberts, Emily Portman and Hannah Read.

Folkworks has been running popular workshops and summer schools for over 30 year – this is an opportunity for participants old and new to be part of our big celebration and form a Big Band to play at the opening of Folk on the Tyne 2019!


9.30 – arrival, Big Band warm up

10.00-11.00 – Workshops* (see choices below)

Song – Alasdair Roberts and Emily Portman
Fiddle – Hannah Read and Lucy Farrell
Mixed Instruments – Jack Rutter and Dave Gray
Clog (suitable for absolute beginners) – tutor TBA

*please note classes may be split by ability/age depending on popularity


Saturday 27 July

From: £8.70 - £10.90