What to expect
The Folk Camp Session Workshop Weekend is designed for people who wish to
learn 3 or 4 tunes over the weekend in a slow and understanding workshop
situation. On the Friday night the tunes on offer will be played through by the
two leaders. The learning sessions during Saturday and on Sunday morning will
be taken at a pace that suits all the players with plenty of repetition and
help as needed. The intention is to thoroughly learn the tunes without music.
The music will be handed out at the end but will be available before if
After the weekend, we hope that you will have learnt the tunes well enough
to introduce them into your own local session. There will be also be plenty of
opportunity to play your own favourite session tunes – either during the
evenings or in the pub at lunchtimes – and to share some of your current
favourites with fellow campers, as well as to perform solo tunes or songs if
you wish. There will be a little dancing to join in with if you wish during the
evening to complete the full Folk Camp experience.
This is a self-cater weekend that starts Friday afternoon and finishes
Lots more information about what happens at a Folk Camp can be found in the Camper’s Guide. (link coming soon)
Miserden is a small village surrounded by beautiful Cotswold countryside. Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud are all nearby but the village is so attractive you may want to just sit in the field and admire the view. The village pub is very welcoming and people often enjoy a session combined with a pub lunch. Miserden is set in beautiful wooded hills and valleys between Stroud and Cheltenham, Miserden is in a walker’s paradise. Historic Cheltenham is just 9 miles away and Cirencester and the Cotswold Water Parks are well worth a visit. Ask the locals the history of Whiteway. Miserden village is part of the well known Wills Estate.