Traditional Irish Music and Dance Workshop


Ireland is a deeply musical nation with a tradition that has been documented for over a thousand years. It is now possibly the world's most popular folk tradition with enthusiasts all over the world.<br /><br />With the support from BANES, we are able to offer an exciting free taster session with music tutors Karen Tweed, Jane Dempsey and Val Knight &ndash; all prominent exponents on the local and national scene.<br /><br />The workshop is open to players of all instruments and dancers between the ages of 8-19. <br /><br />The music will be taught by ear, with sheet music provided to assist in learning. Students will need to bring a recording device, a pen and some paper for notes and a packed lunch. Oh and an instrument of course!<br /><br />There are 45 places for musicians and 30 places for dancers. <br /><br />Students who attend this course will be offered a whopping 50% discount on the Bath Folk Festival Traditional Music Summer School.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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