Concertina group based in Maidstone, Kent, UK
Due to the current restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 virus, until further notice all Kettle Bridge Concertinas practice sessions and performances have been cancelled.
However, thanks to the wonder of Zoom, we are managing to keep in touch with each other.
One of our Zoom get-togethers
We have two regular sessions —
Dave Elliott is an associate member of Kettle Bridge Concertinas and a thoroughly useful chap to know. He is an experienced repairer and restorer of traditionally constructed concertinas of all types — large bass through to piccolo — as well as miniature instruments, and all fingering systems.
He is very happy to provide individual advice, event clinics, or group workshops and is the author of 'The Concertina Maintenance Manual'.
For more information, visit his website at http://concertina-repair.org.uk/.
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We always welcome people getting in touch with us, whether to find out more about us, learning the concertina or pretty much anything!
Mon 30th November 2020
Workshop with Sandra Kerr
Renowned song-writer, performer, and lecturer Sandra Kerr will be holding an afternoon workshop for our members and other guests via Zoom. This will be a great opportunity for us to learn from a great talent who has had a long and distinguished career in folk music. Not only that, she co-wrote the music for the classic children's TV programme "Bagpuss"!
Fri 19th to Sun 21st March 2021
WCCP Spring Workshop
Look out for more information in due course.
Sun 13th June 2021
The SqueezEast Concertina Band Day has been provisionally booked for 13th June in the magnificent ballroom at Stamford Arts Centre, Lincolnshire. Visit their website for all the latest information.
Fri 1st to Sun 3rd October 2021
WCCP Autumn Workshop
A date for your diary. More details will be available nearer the time.