Melodeon Playgroup

date tbc - February 2023

The Fleece2
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Generously sponsored by Acorn Instruments.

Below is the programme for the 2022 event, and it is anticipate that 2023 will follow a similar format, however this may change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.


Friday 4th February:


16:00 - 18:00.     Informal pub session in the Pewter Room of the Fleece Inn for any early arrivals


20:00 - late.       Pub sessions in the Pewter Room of the Fleece Inn and the (heated) Barn 


Saturday 5th February:



10.00 - 10:30      Meet and greet, registration in the Fleece Barn

10:45 - 12:30      Workshops in Church (Absolute Beginners), Barn (Beginners) and Village Hall



12.30 - 13:45      Lunch break – a hot buffet type food selection will be on offer


14:00 - 16:30      Workshops in Church (Absolute Beginners), Barn (Beginners), and Village Hall



16.30 - 17:30      An opportunity to practice tunes, speak individually with Lester or Helena

                           about anything Melodeon, and to try out the instruments on offer from

                           Pete of Acorn Instruments.


19:00 -                Session and further practice in the Barn (1900-2100 - slower pace) and

                           Pewter Room (faster pace) led by Lester, Helena, Nigel, Julie and James Whitehouse




Sunday 6th February:


11:30 - 12:30      Morris dancing from our local side Belle d'Vain  who

                           invite you to join the sides' musicians to experience playing for dance.






14:00                  A Sunday afternoon concert in the Barn by the Improvers' tutor!!  

                           Please note this will be a separate ticketed event hosted by the Fleece Inn

                           and is not part of the Melodeon Playgroup event.

                           Tickets may be purchased directly from the Fleece Inn website nearer the time.

2022 Programme

Friday evening informal session in the

Pewter Room