We’re looking forward to taking brooms, stepping boards and a maypole to Wimborne Folk Festival for some free, family-friendly workshops! Click here for times and locations.
FolkActive’s regular dementia friendly dance and song session takes place in Southampton on the third Wednesday of the month: more information and contact details are on the Moving in the Moment page.
Our third dementia friendly Moving in the Moment session is on Wednesday March 20th.
Expect great live music, a warm welcome, some folk dancing, folk songs and seated activities. Something for everyone!
Carers are always free, the first session you attend is free, and the £5 entry includes refreshments. Click on this link for the Moving in the Moment page and more details.
Moving in the Moment is FolkActive’s monthly dementia friendly dance session based in Southampton. Come along for live folk music, dance, song and refreshments. More information and contact details on the Moving in the Moment page!
Our annual Winter Warmer dance and concert sets out to beat the winter blues on Saturday 12th January 2019, with Southampton Folk Orchestra and Four Marks Folk Band providing the music and Tom Gregory leading the dancing. With a baked potato supper too! Tickets are £6 from Eventbrite
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new FolkActive Youth Ensemble, a group for young string players led by Chris Nichols of Threepenny Bit. Sessions will run once a month starting on Sunday 13th January 2019. Find out more…
More than 500 children from 24 primary and secondary schools participated in our Portsmouth Schools Ceilidh programme in October. Read the full story.
Dance the Christmas excesses away to the combined forces of Southampton Folk Orchestra and Four Marks Folk Band at their Winter Warmer dance and concert with expert calling from Jo Harmer guide you through the dances, and short concert spots from each group separately and together.
Saturday 13th January 7.30 – 10.30 pm
Twyford Parish Hall Hazeley Road, Twyford, Winchester SO21 1QY
Light refreshments and soft drinks will be served, bring your own alcohol.
Entry by donation – all money collected will go to the Muze Trust, supporting music education in Zambia
Children and young people from over 20 Portsmouth schools are coming together to play music and dance together at six ceilidhs next week thanks to funding from Portsmouth Music Hub. The annual ceilidhs are well established but there’s a new dimension this year, with musicians as young as 8 years old joining Southampton based Jigfoot to play for the dancing.
Southampton Folk Orchestra join with the Blue Sky Choir in a fundraising concert which will benefit Amnesty International’s Refugee Campaign, the CLEAR charity and Southampton and Winchester Visitors Group.
Come along this Tuesday June 20th at 7:30 p.m to Christ Church, Freemantle, Waterloo Road Southampton SO15 3BT map
Entry £5 on the door.