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Timetables and Tunes 2023
Tuesday 7pm Irish Class
Tunes for Irish Session Tuesday 8.00pm
Wednesday 5.30pm Beginners Class
Wednesday  6.30pm Improvers Class
Tunes for Steady Session Wednesday 8.00pm
A-Z Tunes  Substantial Resource of Recordings and Visual Aids
  Beginners Advice  Help and Tunes
Highly Strung Band Events and Play Lists
Book A Band  Private Barn Dances 
Fundraising and Community Events
Archive Record for Group Classes
Highly Strung Community Band Events and Tunes List
Contact Jill:   jillyelliot@gmail.com 07515 904 707

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Highly Strung Events 2024

Band members who confirm their attendance at specific events via email will receive a specific tunes list via email

Date and Time 2023

Event Venue
Saturday 20th January - 7.30pm Rotary Charity Barn Dance Somerset Hall, Portishead
Wednesday 13th March 3.15-4.00pm Memories at the Barn Tithe Barn, Nailsea
Wednesday 27th March - 2pm Retirement Village Entertainment St. Monica's Trust, Bedminster
Saturday 13th April - 11am or 2pm Eat Festival Italian Gardens, Weston Super Mare
Sunday 26th May 11am or 2pm Eat Festival Portishead Marina
Friday 14th June 7pm Clapton Concert St. Michael's Church, Clapton in Gordano
Saturday 13th July afternoon time tbc Walton in Gordano Village Fete Walton in Gordano 
Saturday 20th July 12-3 (we play 2-3 tbc) Portishead in Bloom Big Picnic Jubilee Park Portishead Marina
Saturday 10th August 11am or 2pm Eat Festival  Portishead Marina
Saturday 28th September 11am or 2pm Eat Festival Italian Gardens, Weston Super Mare
Saturday 19th October 7pm-10.30pm Charity Barn Dance (only space for 12) Hutton Village Hall
Saturday 2nd November 7-10.30pm This is a  Perfect Cure Band booking. (Jill, Mark and Norma) with Highly Strung in support. Pill Memorial Club
Saturday 7th December 11am or 2pm Eat Festival Crown Glass Shopping Centre, Nailsea
Tunes for Clapton Concert Friday 14th June 2024
Bath Carnival
Wakefield Hunt
Lavena/Kitty Magee (for Picking of Sticks)
Mad Robin
Maiden Lane
Miss Margaret Hill's Waltz
Parson's Farewell



Highly Strung Community Band Play lists (subject to change)

1 hour play list (Green) 1 hour play list (Blue)
A Starry Night Set A Starry Night Set
Monks March Set Bear Dance
Smuggler's G/DG Drops of Brandy set
Gloucestershire H'pipe Set Galopede Set
Michael Turner's Waltz Sweet Jenny Jones
Rig a Jig set Jig of Slurs Set
Dashing White Sergeant Set Monks March Set
Jim Small's Father's Waltz Aunty Mary's Canadian Set
Astley's Ride Set Leaving Lismore
Foxhunters/Bath Carnival  Foxhunters/Bath Carnival 
Stow Quickstep Set Stow Quickstep Set