30 Aug 2014, 05 Sep
Traditional Music Day takes place in the informal and intimate settings of the ancient barns, farmhouses and outbuildings – even an old “tin tabernacle” chapel - collected together at the Museum of East Anglian Life.
The guest line-up is always small and eclectic, andan array of local traditional musicians, singers and stepdancers feature alongside the big names.
An advance ticket is available from the East Anglian Traditional Music Trust www.eatmt.org.uk and gives you access to over 30 different events in many different locations on the museum site from 11 am to 5.30pm
- Concert programme throughout the day featuring special guests
- Stepdancing - the biggest annual gathering of stepdancers, featuring many from East Anglia
- Stories in the woods & songs in the stables
- Music & song sessions
- Afternoon ceilidh
- Talks about song-collecting and Gypsy wagons
- Have-a-go sessions - a chance to try out traditional instruments including melodeons and concertinas, mouthorgans, spoons and jig dolls
Traditional Music Day tickets are available in advance ONLY from the East Anglian Traditional Music Trust. These tickets give access to the site 10am-6pm, and to all events, space permitting. Advance booking closes on Thursday 29th August at 4pm
Tickets bought on the day allow access to museum exhibits but not the full programme of Traditional Music Day events.
Further details about the events and guests can be found at www.eatmt.org.uk on the Traditional Music Day page. The website also has a full timetable and tickets details. Further information from: the East Anglian Traditional Music Trust on 01449771090.