Friday, 15 December 2006

Gainsborough Old Time Festival, 16-18 Feb. 2007

The FOAOTMAD (Friends Of American Old Time Music And Dance) annual Old Time Festival in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, UK, will take place on 16-18 February. Headline guests are the Orpheus Supertones, comprising the legendary Walt Koken (Highwoods String Band), Clare Milliner, Kellie Allen, and Pete Peterson. (After the festival they have two performances in their own right and will then join Debbie McClatchy as the latest incarnation of The Gathering, with a succession of shows between 23 February and 11 March.)

The members weekend ticket price is £25. If you're not a member, it could be worth while joining before coming to the festival. Membership forms may be downloaded from the FOAOTMAD website.

Half-price tickets are available in return for about 4 hours stewarding duty over the weekend. Gate keepers and ticket issuers required. For more information contact Paul or Clare Sheridan.

The FOAOTMAD Annual General Meeting will be held at the festival on Sunday morning, 18 February. The Committee has vacancies for dance representatives and newsletter editor. Please forward any items for discussion to the Secretary.