Making and responding to music with others is a great way of connecting and building community. We are involved with informal social music and dance sessions as well as running more structured groups such as the Southampton Folk Orchestra, aiming to play for others in concerts or dances.
We also provide workshops and taster sessions for folk festivals and community groups of all ages.
Play some fantastic tunes
Make music with others
Create musical arrangements
Learn about our musical heritage
Do you play an instrument? Would you like to play with other people in a relaxed and friendly setting?...
Southampton Folk Orchestra aims to perform at least once each term. Find out where you can come and hear us along with details of past events.
Saturday 28th August 2021 at 3.45pm
All Aboard Festival , River Itchen, Southampton
On the river...
For Community groups, organizations and festivals we offer a flexible range of talks, demonstrations and workshops based on folk traditions of Hampshire and the south of England.
Contact us if you would like a presentation or workshop for your group...
Although they're not part of FolkActive, all of us love playing and dancing in folk sessions. They're a fantastic way for people to make music together in an informal and supportive environment - community music at its best! We were closely involved with...