Festival Programme

Programme of Events

Thursday 11th August

1400   Festival registration opens, camping field open for arrivals

1900 (or so!) Welcome session in the barn, plus (if enough people arrive early) informal jams in the covered bar area and festival field marquee.  (Please note; there are no official ‘finish times’ for the picking sessions and jams in the barn, marquee or bar area. Keep the volume down after midnight, and avoid jamming on the camping field after about 11.00pm so those who need it can get some rest!)

Friday 12th August

0830 to 1000 Cooked breakfast available in the Glebe Farm coffee shop

1030 to 1200 Workshop sessions

1230 Lunchtime picking session in the barn (or outside in the sunshine!)

1500 to 1630 Workshop sessions

1900 to 2130

  • Scratch band/open mic performances in the barn, with full PA, sound engineer and accompaniment from the Slippery Hill Boys if required.
  • Slow jam session in the marquee

2130 to 2230 Short performance set from The Slippery Hill Boys (and possibly guests)

22.30  Mass picking session in the barn, informal jams in the covered bar area and festival field marquee.  (Please note; there are no official ‘finish times’ for the picking sessions and jams in the barn, marquee or bar area. Keep the volume down after midnight, and avoid jamming on the camping field after about 11.00pm so those who need it can get some rest!)

 

Saturday 13th August

0830 to 1000 Cooked breakfast available in the Glebe Farm coffee shop

1030 to 1200 Workshop sessions

1230  Lunchtime picking session in the barn (or outside in the sunshine!)

1400  Scratch band/open mic performances in the barn and the marquee, both with full PA and engineer.

1700 Picking sessions in the barn, marquee and bar area

2000 Gala Concert and supper with The Slippery Hill Boys and special guests

2300 (ish!) Mass picking session in the barn, informal jams in the covered bar area and festival field marquee.  (Please note; there are no official ‘finish times’ for the picking sessions and jams in the barn, marquee or bar area. Keep the volume down after midnight, and avoid jamming on the camping field after about 11.00pm so those who need it can get some rest!)

 

Sunday 14th August

0930 to 1100 Cooked breakfast available from the Glebe Farm Coffee Shop

1300 to 1500 Survivors picking session, either in the marquee or outside in the sunshine.

1500 Festival closes (officially, but picking might well continue!)