date tbc - February 2023
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.
Friday evening informal session in the