Meet Northern Nonsuch members plus others from farther afield to play and socialise. Generally on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Forthcoming dates:
Tuesday June 28th 3:00 – 5:00pm
Tuesday July 26th 3:00 – 5:00pm
No date in August
No pressure slow jam for beginner Hammered Dulcimer players on Zoom. Come along for a chat and play a few standard session tunes at a slow pace.
Monday July 11th 3.30 – 5.30pm
Monday October 17th 3.30 – 5.30 pm
The South Western Meets at the Nova Scotia, Bristol have gone Virtual! These are now open to all and are designed to be especially mountain dulcimer friendly. Other instruments are also welcome.
Sunday Sept 18th 2:00 – 4.15pm
Sunday Oct 23rd 2:00 – 4.15pm
Sunday Nov 27th 2:00 – 4.15pm
Sunday Dec 18th 2:00 – 4.15pm
Sunday Jan 22nd 2:00 – 4.15pm
Join us for our 30th Annual Weekend, this year in person at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire! We are offering a full 3-day weekend program (Friday pm – Monday) of workshops for both hammered and mountain dulcimer players of all levels, a Tutor Concert on Friday evening, our famous Nonsuch Open-Stage concert on Saturday evening, regular and slow sessions with leaders, and time for some informal dancing. There are also a 2-day weekend (Fri pm– Sunday) and non-residential options.
Our fabulous tutor line-up includes well-known performers and teachers from around the world: Patti Amelotte (USA) & Dizzi Dulcimer Cree (UK) on hammered dulcimer (HD), with Jeff Furman (USA) and Geoff Black & Duncan Gibbs (UK) featured on mountain dulcimer (MD).