Highly Strung Event Timetable 2019


Folk Feet Tuesday
Thursday Morning Dance Class

Monday evening Irish Set Dance classes and dances

It's Your Ceili Friday Dance Party


Monday Morning Group

Monday Evening Music Groups Falfield Village Hall

Tuesday evening Irish Group 

Wednesday evening groups

Old Monday evening groups Star Inn


Book a Barn Dance  Ceili  Band


Group Lessons
One to one lessons
Beginners Tunes 
Irish Tunes

Highly Strung Play Lists

Hibernia Sets of Tunes

How to get to Yew Tree Cottage

Photo Gallery




Monday Evening Music Groups 

Falfield Village Hall GL12 8DH, A38 off junction 14 M5 

Beginners Group - 5.00pm - 5.30pm

Beginners are those who are new to an instrument or may have just started playing within the last year or so.  If you like the idea of learning an instrument but are not sure how to proceed, just come along and sit in to see if you would like to join this group.  There is a page of tunes on this website that you will learn in this group - click here.

Highly Strung Music Group 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Members of this group should be familiar with their instrument and be able to play the scales and arpeggios of G, D and A major and E minor.  You will learn how to play tunes by ear.

Irish Set Dance classes 7.30pm - 9.30pm   

Dance classes are suitable for complete beginners in Irish square dance known as Set Dance (not Riverdance) square sets of 4 couples.  We will be learning the most commonly danced sets so this class is also useful for those who would like to become more familiar with the sequence of moves within these sets.  


To find out what to expect at a music group click here to take you to a new page.  You are welcome to just come along and see for yourself what a group is like if you are unsure - and all groups are available on a come when you can basis with no pre booking.
Click here to for beginners exercises for tunes  scroll down this page to see what we have been learning each week


Summer Term 2019 - May - August


Beginners Group Tunes

Highly Strung Music Club

07515 904 707

5.00pm - 5.30pm - beginners group no booking necessary 5 per person

5.30pm-7.00pm 10 per person

Autumn Term 2019 starts on Monday 2nd September

Monday 26th August No Group - Bank Holiday No Group - Bank Holiday
Monday 19th August No Group No Group
Monday 12th August No Group  No Group 
Monday  5th August No Group - Sidmouth Week No Group - Sidmouth Week
Monday 29th July Buttered Peas plus play tunes from this term Tunes for Sidmouth
Monday 22nd July Buttered Peas Revision week for Highly Strung tune sets
Monday  15th July Revision, High Caul Cap 1st half Tourment set
Monday 8th July Astley's Ride set, Uncle Bernards, Buttered Peas Maison de Glaces
Monday  1st July Buttered Peas, Davy Davy Tip Top Polka
Monday  24th June Tip Top Polka Le Tourment
Monday  17th June Tip Top Polka Early in the Year
Monday 10th June Tip Top Polka Maison de Glace
Monday 3rd June Rakes of Mallow Old Morpeth Rant set
Monday 27th May No Group - Bank Holiday - Chippenham Festival No Group - Bank Holiday - Chippenham Festival
Monday 20th May Rakes of Mallow Hesleyside Reel
Monday 13th May Rakes of Mallow Hesleyside Reel, Nancy Taylor's 
Monday 6th May No Group - Bank Holiday No Group - Bank Holiday


Spring Term 2019 - January - April


Beginners Group Tunes

Highly Strung Music Club

07515 904 707

5.00pm - 5.30pm - beginners group no booking necessary 5 per person

5.30pm-7.00pm 10 per person
Monday 29th April Tip Top Polka Morpeth Rant
Monday 22nd April No Group - Easter Monday No Group - Easter Monday
Monday 15th April Uncle Bernard's, Astley's Ride Old Morpeth Rant
Monday 8th April Winster Gallop Old Morpeth Rant
Monday 1st April Winster Gallop Johnnie Cope am, Morpeth Rant
Monday 25th March Uncle Bernards, Davy Davy Nick Nack Miss Monaghan Irish Reel
Monday 18th March Uncle Bernards, Davy Davy Nick Nack Tip Top Polka
Monday 11th March Astley's Ride Aunty Mary's Canadian Barndance, Tip Top Polka
Monday 4th March Rochdale Coconut Dance Tip Top Polka
Monday 25th February Astley's Ride, Davy Davy Nick Nack Danse de Chez Nous
Monday 18th February  Uncle Bernards, Seven Stars Aunty Mary's Canadian Barndance, Athole Highlanders
Monday 11th February revision plus look at Seven Stars Seven Stars, Kelso Fiddle and Accordion
Monday 4th February revision of all 3 tunes this term - new tune Rochdale Coconut Dance Rochdale Coconut Dance
Monday 28th January Davy Davy Nick Nack G New Tune 1 Jan 2019
Monday 21st January Uncle Bernard's D, Astley's Ride D Astley's Ride