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Tuesday 9.30am Class 
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Wednesday Beginners basics and technique 5.30pm - 6.30pm Class

Wednesday Improvers 6.30pm - 7.30pm Class
Thursday 9.30am Slow and Steady Class
Thursday 11am Irish Class
Wednesday 7pm Class Nov 2020- Dec 2021 
Thursday Evening Beginners Nov 2020- Dec 2021 Class
 
  Sessions 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 8.00pm 
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Folk Feet Tuesday
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Highly Strung Community Band Events
Contact Jill:   jillyelliot@gmail.com 07515 904 707

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Date and Time

Event Venue
Friday 18th March evening time 7pm Pill Festival Concert Pill Memorial Club
Friday 18th March 8.15 Music Session with food Black Horse, Clapton in Gordano
Saturday 19th March 10am for 10.30am Pill Festival Music Workshop Pill Memorial Club
Sunday 10th April 3pm Palm Sunday Easter Service St. Michael's Church, Clapton in Gordano
Friday 29th April 7pm Charity barn dance Hutton Village Hall
Friday 10th June 3.00pm practice and bring and share tea before Clapton Summer Concert Yew Tree Cottage Clapton in Gordano
Friday 10th June 7pm Clapton Summer Concert St. Michael's Church, Clapton in Gordano
Friday 10th June after concert  Highly Strung post concert get together Yew Tree Cottage Clapton in Gordano
Saturday 25th June afternoon Background music for refugee charity Quaker Meeting House, Frenchay
Friday 1st July 6.30pm Charity Barn dance with ploughmans Kewstoke Village Hall
Saturday 9th July  Walton in Gordano fete Village Hall, Walton in Gordano
Saturday 16th July pm Weston in Gordano fete   
Saturday 23rd July 2pm Portishead in Bloom Big Picnic Jubilee Park, Portishead Marina
Sunday 31st July 11.30am and 2pm Sidmouth Folk Festival The Triangle, Sidmouth
Saturday 13th August Just Eat Festival Portishead
Saturday 12th November 10am Wedding St. Michael's Church, Clapton in Gordano
Saturday 12th November 11.15 Highly Strung Lunch Party and Session Black Horse, Clapton in Gordano
 

Highly Strung Community Band Play lists 2022

1 hour play list (Green) 1 hour play list (Blue)
A Starry Night Set A Starry Night Set
Galopede Set Monks March Set
Aunty Mary's Canadian Set Sbrando Set
Dan MacDonald Set Dashing White Sergeant Set
Out on the Ocean Set Blackthorn Stick Set
Ballydesmond Polkas Sumer is Icumen In
Drops of Brandy Set Jig of Slurs Set
Gloucestershire H'pipe Set Sweet Jenny Jones
Tarantella set Astley's Ride Set
Bear Dance Wakefield Hunt
Smuggler's G/DG Michael Turner's Waltz
Stow Quickstep Set Stow Quickstep Set

 

Highly Strung Barn Dance Tunes List 2022

32 bar Tunes Hornpipes 48 and 64 bar jigs Dance Specific Waltz Fillers
A Starry Night set An Comhra Don set Banish Misfortune set A Hundred Pipers set Man in the Moon set All in a Garden Green
Alexandrine March set Glos Hornpipe set Jig of Slurs set Buttered Peas set Miss Margaret Hill's Ballydesmond Polkas
Astley's Ride set Navvy on the Line set Morgan Rattler set Dashing White Sergeant   Bear Dance
Aunty Mary's set Pride of Petravore set Sbrando set Drops of Brandy set   Flat Water Fran
Bonfire Tune set Some say Devil's set   Galop Hey set   King of the Fairies
Dan MacDonald's set     Galopede set   Leaving Lismore
Golden Slippers set     Geud Man   Le Tourment set
Louisberg Sq set of 2 or 4     Hogmanay Jig set   Smuggler's
Major Mackie set     Jack's Maggot   Sweet Jenny Jones
Monk's March set     Newcastle    
Rig a Jig set     Nonesuch    
Stow Quickstep set     Shoe the Donkey    
Three around Three set     Wakefield Hunt    
Three Sea Captains set     Woodland Flowers    
Uncle Bernard's set          
Woodland Flowers set          

 

Highly Strung Community Band Play lists 2021

1 hour play list (Green) 1 hour play list (Blue)
A Starry Night Set A Starry Night Set
Galopede Set Monks March Set
Aunty Mary's Canadian Set Rig a Jig Set
Dan MacDonald Set Ned O'Connor Set
McHugh's Set Blackthorn Stick Set
All in a Garden Green G Jack's Maggot
Drops of Brandy Set Jig of Slurs Set
Leaving Lismore Sweet Jenny Jones
Gloucestershire H'pipe Set Pride of Petravore Set
Le Tourment Set Woodland Flowers Set
Bear Dance Wakefield Hunt
Smuggler's G/DG Michael Turner's Waltz
Stow Quickstep Set Stow Quickstep Set