The Reunion and Annual General Meeting of The Folk Camps Society Limited will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2019 in Toddington.
The Reunion is an all day event, see programme below. It is a chance to meet up with friends you met at Folk Camp this year, or those you missed this year but want to see again. You can come to as much or as little of the day as you want. There are workshops in the daytime, a ceilidh in the evening, and the official business of the AGM in the afternoon.
Annual General Meeting
The AGM will take place at 2.30pm at Toddington Village Hall, Leighton Road, Toddington, Bedfordshire LU5 6AN.
All members, both Governing and Associate are entitled to attend and speak but only Governing Members can vote.
(See FAQ for an explanation of the types of memberships)
If you are not yet a Governing Member, then sign up here.
The current and previous AGM papers are available here.
Timetable for the Day
11:00 am Photoswap & Coffee Meet your folk camping friends over coffee, exchange photographs and happy memories and plan your next year’s camping season. Watch the slide show!
11:30 am Music workshop leaders: Sarah Malleson and Simon Hopper. This will include some tunes from “Join The Band” so please bring your book if you have a copy, Sarah’s new tune “50 Golden Years” to celebrate Sue and Andy Malleson’s 50th wedding anniversary, dots are available here and Simon will be teaching this tune.
12.30 pm Lunch Tea, coffee and snacks available in the hall. Lunch options at ‘Jenny’s Café’.
2.30 pm Annual General Meeting
All are welcome to attend the AGM of Folk Camps Society Ltd and may speak but only governing members may vote. Review the report and accounts, elect the new council members and make your voice heard during the informal discussion after official business is concluded.
4.30 pm Tea, coffee, cakes and snacks available in the hall.
5.00 pm Singing workshop leader: Cat McGill
‘Adopting a Musical Approach’ song session
For anyone who’s interested in hearing more about this innovative project (which Folk Camps helped to fund through the Development Grants scheme) then come and join Cat McGill for a sing-a-long session. Cat will take you through some of the songs from her album, as well as sharing a bit of the background about how the songs were written, and how they can be used to support communication skills and emotional literacy. There will be enormous teddy bears, funny sandwiches, and lots of opportunities to sing along!
6.00 pm Hot food available in the hall. Jacket potatoes, pasta, veg chilli etc. for dinner at ‘Jenny’s cafe’.
7.30 – 11.00 pm Reunion Ceilidh
Dance the night away with band led by Richard Jones, with Folk Camps callers.
There is no bar, so please bring your own alcohol.
Ceilidh tickets £5 (accompanied under 16s free and don’t need a ticket).
You can buy tickets on the door.