NORFOLK FOLK ASSOCIATION
Singing & Dancing all the year round! Affiliated to www.efdss.org
- Aims to promote and encourage Folk Music and Dance in the County
- Ran Folk dances & events till early 2018 in striking distance of Norwich - see examples below
- Published FOLKLIST * until July 2017 containing details of Morris and Molly Sides, Local Dance Clubs, Folk Song and Music Clubs across the County. * for up to date details click on 'WHAT'S ON' at the top of this page
- Is now working in partnership with Suffolk Folk as MARDLES www.mardles.org.uk
- Membership is FREE from 1st January 2018! To subscribe to the Mardles mailing list...
FOR CURRENT EVENTS - Click on 'WHAT'S ON' at top of this page
The following are examples of events and sources of information that NFA ran or helped promote, previously:
EXAMPLES OF DANCES FORMERLY HELD AT BAWBURGH VILLAGE HALL - NR9 3LL
- 2nd December 2017 - Christmas Dance - Ian Whitehead with Kelly’s Eye - £8.00 (members £7.00) 7.30pm.
- 14th April 2018 - Spring Dance - Paul Gardner with his own music - £4.00 7.30pm.
N.B. The Bawburgh based dances included FREE tea, coffee, soft drinks and a light DIY buffet: dancers brought a sweet &/or a savoury contribution to keep costs down. There were also be raffles.
EXAMPLES OF ASSOCIATED EVENTS
- 9th December 2017 - Folk Night Concert with folk trio Threescore & SPECIAL GUEST TONY HALL, melodeon maestro! - The Belfry Centre for Music and Arts, Overstrand, NR27 0NT 7pm.
- 10th Feb 2018 - Valentine's Dance - Bawburgh Village Hall.
- 23rd June 2018 - Summer Dance - Bawburgh Village Hall.
- Two Tones Charity Dances on 23rd. September 2017 & 23 December 2017 at 7.30 pm. Venue, the Unitarian Church, Gt Yarmouth.
- From September 2017, Tony Sundram will be running the Lowestoft Square and Folk Dance Club.
- Tony is also running a U3A English Country Dance group, on 2nd. and 4th. Monday afternoons, from 2 to 4pm also at the Unitarian Church Hall, Great Yarmouth.
TO FIND THE LATEST ON OTHER EVENTS, BANDS, CALLERS AND THE FOLK ARTS
- For Callers David Radnedge 01603 615524 now see Information on this website
- For East Anglian Region This website www.mardles.org and The East Anglian Traditional Music Trust at www.eatmt.org.uk
- Nationally - The Full English - www.efdss.org/thefullenglish A ground breaking national online/searchable/digital archive of the Folk Arts, including education programmes, study days, activities for groups, schools, and communities, plus recordings by The Full English Band.
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