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National Youth Folk Ensemble Open Day

  • 31st May 2024
  • 10:30 - 16:30
  • Exeter Pheonix, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS

This Open Day will have music workshops with skilled professionals, a Q&A regarding the National Youth Folk Ensemble, and lots of outlets for individual and group creativity. The Open Day will allow individuals to take part in a band for a day, and to explore folk music with other passionate people.

The Open Day will be

  • Creative – music workshops with highly skilled professional folk musicians
  • Informative – Q&A about the National Youth Folk Ensemble
  • Fun – opportunity to meet and play music with other young musicians
  • Free to attend

To register for the Open Day you will need to:

  • be aged 12–18
  • live in England
  • be able to play confidently on your chosen instrument

The Open Day is open to players of any instrument but not suitable for vocalists. No experience of folk music necessary. All playing and learning will be done by ear – no need to read notation!

If you enjoy the Open Day, you may wish to audition for the National Youth Folk Ensemble.

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This event is free!

National Youth Folk Ensemble Open Days are free to attend, but you need to book in advance. If the cost of travelling would be a barrier to your attending an Open Day, please contact us as we have financial help available.

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About the Provider

English Folk Dance and Song Society

We champion folk music and dance at the heart of cultural life, all across England.