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Backwell Banjo Rally: Saturday 3rd September
Organised by the Southwest region of the International Banjo Circle and taking place at the Backwell W.I. Hall (BS48 3QW) starting at 12.00 and runs through until 5.00pm. The admission charge will be £4 with under 16s free.
The format remains the same during the afternoon rally with organised playing and regular breaks for buying and selling instruments and music etc.
The Community Tunes will include: Banjo Oddity; Donkey Laugh; The Park Crescent March; Return of the Regiment; Rugby Parade; Sunflower Dance; Whistling Rufus simplified parts and tablature will be available for all to join in.
As in previous years, if there are enough then evening playing will continue at the Bridge Inn, Yatton.
Contact Mike Redman for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0117 2 301 025.
18th Midland Banjo Fest: Saturday 8th October 2016
Hilton House Hotel, 1 Mill Lane, Hilton, Derbyshire DE65 5GP tel. 01283 732304
MBF is a gathering of all styles of Banjo Music from the amateur to professional, with enthusiasts and players meeting up, chatting, buying, selling, relaxing and enjoying good company. Doors open 12 noon and the concert, in which anyone can play, will run through the afternoon and conclude in the evening with the free Raffle Draw sponsored by Clifford Essex Music Company Ltd.
For more details contact Keith Wilson 0113 2588243 or David Wade 07976 875619 or see www.midlandbanjofest.com