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Guildford Accordion Club Newsletter 18th August 2017

Tillingbourne Accordion Orchestra
TAO had a successful sunny day at Canbury Bandstand on August 13th.
There was a very appreciative audience and many familiar faces.
Thank you to everyone who came and supported the orchestra.

Bellows Across Borders
London Accordion Orchestra welcomes the world famous
Accordion State Youth Orchestra, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany)
to give a joint concert at Diorama Arts Centre at 4:30pm on 3rd September 2017.
We are delighted to be able to bring one of the best accordion orchestras
in the world to London for this unmissable concert. The Accordion State Youth Orchestra has performed on all 5 continents
ncluding concerts in USA, Canada, Russia, China, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia,
Costa Rica, New Zealand, Fiji and India.
Touring with the orchestra are renowned American Baritone Douglas Yates
and virtuoso Bandoneonist Antje Steen. We are honoured to be able to
present their first concert in the UK at the futuristic Diorama Arts Centre in
Central London (near Warren Street Station).

Kennet Accordion Orchestra 
Musical Director Nigel Pasby A.B.C.A.(TD) L.B.C.A They are going to perform a wide varied programme to suit all musical tastes.
Movie themes, Pop, Classical, you will be amazed at the sound.
Join them at Newbury Bandstand, Victoria Park RG14 1DJ Sunday 10th September 2017
Check us out on: or contact Nigel on 07595380810

Amaryllis Accordion Duo
On September 15th 2017 our next club night we look forward to welcoming
Tracey Middleton and David Garwood.
They been playing together for about 22 years, and often appear at prestigious festivals
such as Cheltenham Folk Festival and Stratford upon Avon Arts Festival.
We have also seen them here before. Their diverse repertoire covers everything from
18th century dance music to Walt Disney. This should be a night not to be missed.

Music Classes
The English Folk Society offers this autumn at Cecil Sharp House a term of tuition in folk music.
There is an Accordion class for beginners at 10am; and a class for improvers at noon.
Each class is limited to nine members, so early bookings are recommended.
Cecil Sharp House is a short walk from Camden Town, with a direct tube link from Waterloo.
The centre also offers classes in melodeon, whistle, fiddle, banjo, guitar and singing.
(Saturdays, dates 9th 23rd 30th September.  14th 21st October.  4th 18th November.  2nd 16th December ).
Further details from

Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
by IMDL (Irish Music and Dance in London)
19th Return to Camden Town Festival Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
Sunday 29th October 2017 11am-1pm
London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, London NW1 9XB This workshop is for Intermediate to Advanced students. £10/£6 U18
Beginners may attend to observe the workshop for a concessionary rate of £8 More information about this and other events during the 19th Return to Camden Town Festival, see

Our Next Clubnight
September 15th 2017
Hope to see you all then
Doors open 7pm

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