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Thursday 7.00 pm Beginners Class
 
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Dates  Times and Tune Lists 

Calendar Dates for Morning Assembly Session  Tues and Thurs 9.00am -9.30am  
 Tunes For Morning Assembly Session Tues and Thurs 9.00am -9.30am 
 Tunes For Tuesday Morning Session 10.45am- 11.45am
  Tunes For Slow and Steady Session Wednesday 8.15pm 
Tunes For  Irish Session Tuesday 8.15pm
 
A-Z  Tunes  Substantial Resource of Recordings and Visual Aids
 
Complete Beginners
Complete Beginners Help
Beginners first tunes
 
General Info "old norm" periods 
Pre March 2020 Timetable Summary
Highly Strung Event Timetable 2020
Dance Timetable and Events 
 
 

Dance Classes 

Folk Feet Tuesday
Morning
Thursday Morning Dance Class

Monday evening Irish Set Dance classes and dances

It's Your Ceili Friday Dance Party

 
 

Book a Barn Dance/ Ceili  Band

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Music Classes Archive 

Monday Morning Group  

Monday Evening Falfield  Archive

Tuesday  Irish Group archive

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Thursday Morning Zoom and in Person Slow and Steady Class 9.30am-10.30am

Zoom Link Below (you will be able to join 10 minutes before the class starts)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88960263597?pwd=QnM5U2ZiU0tnVkhNNXBkTDczSDBUdz09

Passcode: 545084

Contact Jill Elliot jillyelliot@gmail.com 07515 904 707
The class is suitable for all melody instruments - learn tunes and improve technique.  The pace is slow and steady - come along for a complimentary trial by clicking the zoom link above, to see if it suits you - there are other groups that may be more suitable.  Participants are muted when playing.  Questions are encouraged and participants look forward to meeting each other weekly.

The session for this group is on Wednesday evening at 8.15pm, using the same zoom link as above.  For a list of tunes played at the session, go to the left column, scroll down to "Dates, times and tunes for Sessions" and underneath that, click the link for Slow and Steady Session.

9.30am-10.30am - learn a new tune/revise previous week's tune and play recently learned tunes

The fee for the morning is 10 

Your 10 fee covers you for any other group or session for the whole week and the most suitable session for this group is Wednesday at 8.15pm.   Pay as you go and only for weeks attended.

New from June 2021 - dual zoom and in person format - zoom in as usual, or book onto the in person group - Covid safe guidelines are followed - email jillyelliot@gmail.com for the procedures and health and safety rules for in person attendance in Clapton in Gordano in North Somerset

 

For tunes we have covered during terms from September 2020, scroll down this page.

For tunes covered prior to September 2020, see links in contents strip, far left column on dark background under the heading Music Classes Archive.

To access the A-Z Tunes Resource with all links to recordings and music, click here, then enter your password and username 

 

Summer Term  2021 - May - August

Date

Tunes

Sunday 2nd May Highly Strung Start the Summer Party 2pm-4pm via zoom from Yew Tree Cottage.
Thursday 6th May Ned O'Connor, Prowling Fox, Captain Bing.  Please identify any phrases that you are having difficulty with.
Thursday 13th May House in the Glen
Thursday 20th May Mc Hugh's 
Thursday 27th May Legacy
Thursday 3rd June Revision of Mc Hugh's, House in the Glen, the Legacy.  New tune Salmon Tails which is on the play list for the Wednesday Slow and Steady Session.
Thursday 10th June  An Comhra Don 
Thursday 17th June An Comhra Don revision.  New tune - Green Castle.
Thursday 24th June Green Castle, An Comhra Don
Thursday 1st July  
Thursday 8th July  
Thursday 18th March  
Thursday 15th July  
Thursday 22nd July  
Thursday 29th July  
Thursday 5th August  
Thursday 12th August  
Thursday 19th August  
Thursday 26th August  

 

Spring Term  2021 - January - April 

Date

Tunes

Thursday 7th January Far from Home
Thursday 14th January Minstrel's Fancy
Thursday 21st January Kelso Accordion and Fiddle Club
Thursday 28th January play through Kelso Accordion and Fiddle Club make a start on Auld Brig O'Kelso
Thursday 4th February Auld Brig O'Kelso
Thursday 11th February  Auld Brig O'Kelso 
Thursday 18th February Crown Point Cottage
Thursday 25th February Crown Point Cottage
Thursday 4th March Play through the set of tunes - Kelso, Auld Brig, Crown Point Cott.  New Tune - Prowling Fox 
Thursday 11th March Prowling Fox (Irish Polka)
Thursday 18th March Captain Bing
Thursday 25th March Ned O'Connor
Thursday 1st April Revise Ned O'Connor, Prowling Fox, Captain Bing
Thursday 8th April Bowing and revision for Far From Home
Thursday 15th April Bowing and revision for Minstrel's Fancy
Thursday 22nd April Far From Home and Minstrel's Fancy aiming to play more fluently 
Thursday 29th April Pride of Petravore, Far From Home, Minstrel's Fancy - aiming to play more fluently

 

Autumn Term  2020 - Thursday 9.30am-10.30am - September - December

Date

Tunes

3rd September North Weston Village Hall Learned 1st half of All in a Garden Green - listen to the 2nd half until you can sing along with it in preparation for learning how to play it next week
10th September All in a Garden Green 2nd half 
17th September All in a Garden Green harmony
24th September All in a Garden Green - tune plus harmony
1st October All in a Garden Green - tune plus harmony
8th October Maggie in the Woods - Irish Polka
15th October Dan MacDonald's - Irish Polka
22nd October Green Cottage - Irish Polka
29th October Shoe the Donkey - play through Dan MacDonald's and Green Cottage - these tunes will be played at the ceili on Saturday
Saturday 31st October  Join Maggie Daniel and the Perfect Cure Ceili Band for our Halloween Ceili - Click here for dances to be called with instructions and a list of tunes for musicians to join in too.
5th  November - via zoom Revision of Shoe the Donkey, Dan MacDonald's and Green Cottage
12th November - via zoom All in a Garden Green with Harmony.  Pride of Petravore (Eileen Og)
19th November - via zoom Pride of Petravore, Shoe The Donkey, Maggie in the Woods
26th November - via zoom Dan MacDonald's Polka, Maggie in the Woods
3rd  December - via zoom Green Cottage
10th December - via zoom Ding Dong Bell 
17th December - via zoom Geud Man of Ballingigh, and if time we will also do Nonesuch 
Wednesday 23rd December Highly Strung and Folk Feet Christmas Party 1.45pm - dancing and playing starts at 2pm - 3pm chatting to finish around 3.15pm - email Jill jillyelliot@gmail.com for the programme