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Craft Break – a few places left

There are still a small number of places available at the 2018 Craft Break. This is our February hotel event, fully catered, no tents(!), lots of craft activities and workshops, and the usual Folk Camps music, song and dance. See the camps page to find out more and to book.

Folk Camps Joins Music Mark

Folk Camps has become a member of The UK Association for Music Education, known as ‘Music Mark’. This means that we will have the ability to publicise our activities and opportunities to a wide audience via the network of over 130 Music Education Hubs in England, via the monthly newsletter which is sent electronically to all members.

We have a great ‘offer’ for aspiring young musicians who wish to develop their skills in the Folk Music arena, and this membership will help us to develop our educational aims, as stated in our Articles of Association.

Development Grants – Limit Increase

Since 1996, the development grant scheme has been funding projects relating to folk. We have already helped our members broaden their knowledge, record for use and for posterity, as well as introduce our music, dance and song to a wider audience.

Recently Folk Camps council decided to increase the maximum grant from £500 to £1000 to help the good work continue.

The types of project that have been successful include Continue reading “Development Grants – Limit Increase”