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.  

Act Details

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.

Contact Details
Ann Hinchliffe, Yeovil.

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