Traditional music, dance and song
Traditional and modern songs chosen by participants, accompanied by music leader and participants using guitar, concertina or percussion. Sessions include one or more of: challenge songs (harmonies or rounds), chair-based dance or warm-up, seasonal activity such as Maypole or Christmas chime-bars, quiet music to listen to.
|Name:||Traditional music, dance and song|
|Type of act:||Solo acts|
|Act contents:||Audience participation | Dance | Music - Ballads | Music - Classical | Music - Country & Western | Music - General /variety /sing along | Music - Music Hall | Poetry /verse reading | Reminiscence | Talks /workshops /story telling | Theatre | Therapy | Variety Entertainment|
|Equipment required:||Enough space for guitarist to walk around & greet people. Ideally, hard flooring with approx 10 sq m clear. Electric socket.|
|Performance length:||Approx 60 minutes; less if one-to-one, more if people are enjoying music and not tired.|
|Fee charged:||£45 (max 15 people, plus staff, 60 min); travel @ 50p / mile round trip. Try-out session £25. (£51 - £75)|
|Locations:||Local service (Mendip, South Somerset, Taunton Deane, West Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, Sedgemoor).|
|Booking notice:||Preferably 2 weeks minimum but can sometimes find space at short notice.|
|Days of week:||Any, including evenings, fitted in with prior regular bookings.|
None provided to EAC.
Where we’ve played for older people recently
|Facility / Service Type||Name||Town||Postcode|
|Care home||The Old Vicarage||Sherborne||DT9 6HL|