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Folk Ensemble Session with Vicki Swan

Nyckelharpa extraordinaire Vicki Swan will be our guest tutor for the RootNotes Folk Ensemble on Tuesday 9th November. Vicki is renowned for her playing and teaching of this beautiful instrument and the traditional music that goes with it. The session will be run via Zoom and will be open to other musicians to attend. Please contact Becki for details!


September 2021: New groups starting this autumn

I'm excited to announce a couple of new groups starting this September - RootNotes RhymeTime will now be running face to face at Alwington Village Hall on Friday mornings from 9.45-10.30am and RootNotes Open House will run straight afterwards at 11am. This is a brand new group for adults who would like to have a go at music-making in a gentle, relaxed environment. See the flyer for more details!

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8th April 2021: Face to face sessions restarting for Family Music and Young Folk

As the lockdown starts to relax I'm really pleased that we will be able to start face to face sessions again for the Family Music and Young Folk groups. Places will be limited due to Covid regulations so please get in touch if you would like to come along -

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Spoons and Kitchen Percussion Workshop with Jo May - 17th February

On Wednesday 17th February at 2.30pm we are hosting a 'Spoons and Kitchen Percussion' workshop with expert percussionist Jo May. This fun and family-friendly workshop is suitable for all ages, young and old, and all you need to join in is a couple of ordinary spoons (or other kitchen items if you like to make a noise!) and enthusiasm.

The workshop is free to take part (donations welcome). To join in, please email to register and receive the Zoom link.


5th Jan 2021 - Online Music Workshops for Children, Families & Young People

Hi everyone,

As we head back into lockdown I'm going to run some online music workshop for children and young people to replace the face to face groups. I'm also starting a new group for preschoolers and babies - RootNotes RhymeTime! Please get in touch for details - basic info is on the poster!

Stay safe everyone and keep making music!


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