“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music”
— Aldous Huxley

Twyford
Folk Music
Workshop

Been meaning to start playing again? Made progress but unsure how much? Need a regular event to keep you practising? Our monthly workshop could be for you…

Some TFMW members at Loddon Hall
Some TFMW members at Loddon Hall photo: Mark Iliff 2018
  • traditional tunes are surprisingly varied, short enough to learn but long enough to be interesting, and often rather catchy
  • we issue scores in advance, which gives everyone a chance to play to the best of their ability (and avoids those awkward moments when conflicting versions of the same tune are going on at once).

Twyford Folk Music Workshop meets at Loddon Hall to play folk, country dance and traditional tunes – mainly from the British Isles – on the first Wednesday of every month 8.00–10.00 pm. There is a small charge of £4 per meeting to cover room hire.

We welcome anyone over 18 who plays an acoustic instrument to a reasonable standard and can read music.

Our members come from Reading, Wokingham, Woodley, Henley, Maidenhead, South Oxfordshire and further afield, as well as from the Twyford area, and play fiddle, flute, recorder, accordion, melodeon, concertina, mandolin, guitar and keyboard.

Next workshop: Wednesday 05 September

Unsure whether it’s for you? Contact Colin McEwen to discuss your concerns, or to arrange to come along and find out – no obligation¹.

¹except the attender charge

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