Folk Music Society
For folk musicians, dancers, and anyone else interested; we run a variety of events for both the society and the general (primarily student) public.
About Folk Music SocietyPrimarily we run through weekly sessions, described below. We also perform a variety of ceilidhs and gigs throughout the year, both privately and publicly.
Learning session, 7-9pm in 02/3041. Committee members teach tunes and songs.
Pub Session 9-11pm in The Guide Dog. A more free-form folk jam.
Monthly Sessions (not organised by us, but we recommend them!):
Euro Session, 3rd Tuesday of the month at 9pm, The Junction (by St Denys). Dedicated to European tunes.
Doghouse Session, 4th Monday of the month at 9pm, The Guide Dog. A wider variety of people and tunes than most sessions.
Membership Fee Information
These are the current membership fees offered by Folk Music Society, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.
|Year Membership||FREE||30/09/2019 - 01/07/2020||This entitles you to come to the teaching sessions and play at ceilidhs with us. :)|
All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Folk Music Society this year are:
- Andrew Laszcz
- Corin Holloway
- Rebecca Cook
- Isaac Treuherz
- Laura Cunliffe
- Akhilesh Shastri
- Lily Nicolson
- Ffion Ridgway
- Peter Holden
Health & Safety
All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Folk Music Society are available to view below