Sessions – Traditional Music Day – 2 September 2023

Welcome Session!

10.30am-11.30am, John Peel Centre, FREE EVENT

Led by Dan Quinn & Mike Bettison Tunes and Songs – All Welcome!

Dann Quinn
Mike Bettison

Music & Song with Old Timers’ String Band and Friends

12.00pm-2.30pm, The Walnut, FREE EVENT

Old Timers’ String Band & Friends

Come and listen to local band Old Timers’ String Band and Friends play local traditional tunes and sing local traditional songs.

Harbour Inn Crowd Session

12.30pm-2.30pm, 11 Market Place, FREE EVENT

Harbour Inn Crowd

Hosted by Derek Simpson, this collection of musicians who are residents at the Harbour Inn Session at Southwold welcome you to this inclusive “Sing, Say or Play” session.

Stepdance & Jig Doll Session

2.00pm-4.00pm, Church Grounds, FREE EVENT

Percy West Stepdancing at Traditional Music Day in 2010
Credit J Hought

Join Norfolk Stepdancer Fiona Davies and Friends from 2.00pm for stepdancing and jig doll dancing.

An Hour of Big Chorus Singing with Sound Tradition

2.30pm-3.30pm, Stowmarket Parish Church, TICKETED EVENT

Join Sound Tradition – an a capella folk foursome – singing in glorious harmony for some Big Chorus Singing. Part workshop/part session.

Cambs Acoustic Collective

3.00pm-4.30pm, The Walnut, FREE EVENT

Bernie Kedge with the Cambs Acoustic Collective

Some fine singers and award winning Cambridgeshire musicians playing in session featuring Andy Wall, Robin Gillan, David Savage, Erin Watson, Barry Watson, Roger Brown, Marian Brown and Bernie Kedge.

A Chance to Sing

5.00pm-6.30, The Walnut, FREE EVENT

An Open Song Session hosted by Eammon Andrews.

Eammon Andrews
Credit: N Stockman

Join some of the Vaughan Williams’ Showcase Musicians for an informal session

From 7.00pm, The Pallet Bar, FREE EVENT

The Pallet Bar, Old Fox Yard

A Traditional Music and Song Session hosted by Mr Walsh’s Wonders

7.30pm-10.30pm, Stowmarket Library, EVENING TICKETED EVENT
Bar run by Friends of Stowmarket Library

Music and Song

7.30pm-9.30pm, The Walnut, FREE EVENT

Chris & Phil aka Old Timers’ String Band

More music with Old Timers’ String Band