Throughout lockdown, our Folk Group has had a vibrant online life and will stay online for the time being.
Autumn 2021 Term dates:
Monday 20 September – Friday 3 December
Half Term Monday 25 – Friday 29 October
Ideal for: Adults, 13+ yrs, all abilities
Music Leader: Ben Farmer
Mondays 7.30 – 9pm on Zoom
Join the folk revival with an introduction to music from the UK and Europe.
A great opportunity to learn more about folk music and develop your skills playing traditional tunes with other musicians.
Music from this and previous terms can be found at https://benfarmer.co.uk/workshops/
Who’s the leader?
Ben is a talented melodeon, accordion (B/C/C# and piano), bass and ukulele player. He hails from Lancaster and has a degree in popular music from Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts (LIPA) and a PGCE from the University of Lancaster.
Ben is an experienced teacher and workshop leader, having worked for Folkus, Music Links and many others.
Coming up to its tenth year, Ben Farmer’s popular folk and traditional music workshops are opening up to a broader catchment for the first time. Ben is an accomplished accordionist and multi-instrumentalist, who will guide you through a new tune or song every week. Whether you’re interested in music from the British Isles, Europe or beyond, there’s bound to be something to suit your tastes and help you advance as a traditional musician in a comfortable and enjoyable environment. Suitable for beginners/ intermediate players.