Noticeboard 29th May

  • There's lots of music going on in the area this summer and it would be a pity if people miss out on something they'd have enjoyed. If there's an event you think should go on the calendar, do email the details through.

  • Do you know anyone who would like to have a domestic sized church organ? It could suit someone who wants to practise at home or a church that needs an instrument. Electric. Two keyboards and foot pedals.  44” wide x 36” high x 24” deep. Elka, Model E39. Free to a good home, but you need to be able to move it in one piece. Please email quickly to avoid it ending up at the tip, which would be very sad.

  • The next Music Saturday is coming up on June 8. Click here to find out what we did last time and here for what's planned for this. July's Music Saturday will be a week earlier than usual – on July 6. This because Felton Fair is on July 13. If you haven't been to one yet, or recently, we'd love to see you.

  • There are opportunities for recorder players whatever their level. Fingers Adrift continue to meet on a variety of Friday evenings. Some new, structured sessions for those who want to play for improvement and enjoyment are about to start. And, if you'd like to have a go at playing the recorder, we can run a course. Find out more on the Ensembles page.

  • The Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme launches on June 5 and the International Festival programme is already available. Loads of wonderful performances to suit everyone's taste and pocket. For the last two years some of us have gone up by coach for a day. If you think you'd like to join in this year, email now! For more information about the festivals:

  • There's a very exciting learning opportunity available if you've the motivation and time to progress your practical skills. Trinity Laban (formerly Trinity College) a major performing arts institution, is working with the Open University to offer a one year course: The Practice of Music Making. It's an OU level 3 certificate course. Online  with one residential week it's doable wherever you live. And it's open to everyone regardless of their age, prior musical experience, skills in music or genre. Visit to find out about it. Closing date August 28. Felton Music will do all it can to support anyone taking the course with appropriate music making opportunities. It would be great if someone gave this a go!

Emma George