The English Country Music Weekend (ECMW) is a weekend for musicians who mainly play English folk or dance music. It is suitable for players of all of the usual (and unusual) instruments used for accompanying dance and song in the British Isles. It consists mainly of a series of music sessions, most of which are lightly led by an established musician. Some are hosted in local pubs, some in local halls. Usually provision is made for Tent, Caravan and Camper Van camping with showers and toilets available. Local hotels and B&B would be available and sometimes breakfast is available locally. Local pubs and restaurants provide other meals. The main event venue will usually be licensed.
Some details of last years’s the programme can be found here. We will be updating this for 2020 as the events are organised.
Note that booking for the 2020 event will commence on the 6th of April. We will send out an email on that date inviting bookings, with a link to the booking page. If you are not on our mailing list, then please join through the form on the right sidebar. If you are already on the list you will not be joined again!
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