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Easter 2024

The Folk Group Easter Meet will soon be here, when a totally fun filled weekend awaits you!

This year the Easter Meet is being hosted by the Midland Area of the Folk Group at TDMS (The DeMontfort School) in Evesham, starting on Friday 29th March and running through to Wednesday 3rd April.

More information on this meet, including an online booking form as well as a form you can fill in and post off, are available here on the Midland Folk Group website.

Bookings by post or on line are eagerly awaited by John Curry, so don’t wait, book today!

Wessex Area AGM 2024

The AGM of the Wessex Area will be held at Weyhill Fairground Hall, Weyhill, SP11 0QN, on Saturday 20th April 2024 commencing at 4pm.

Signing in and tea from 3.30 pm, however the Hall will be also open for members to gather from 2pm onwards.

There are 6 vacancies. The Retiring officers are: Sarah Perry, Richard Perry, Peter Mullens, Melanie Toogood & Stella Callow. Nominations for Committee signed by the proposer, seconder & nominee to be submitted to the Area Secretary before the commencement of the meeting.

Please remember your membership cards!

Chippenham Folk Festival

We will be holding our usual meet at Lacock next year starting on Friday 24th May. This is a quiet site and convenient for visiting the Chippenham Folk Festival.

Details of this meet were omitted from the 2024 Fixtures List published recently, but we can confirm it is definitely going ahead in 2024 as usual, and we are looking forward to welcoming visitors from far afield as well as our regular Wessex members.

Our Programme for 2024

Melanie and Paul have been very busy putting together an exciting camping calendar for us to enjoy in 2024.  The details are on our website (

If you would like to steward one of these meets, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Melanie and Paul. Remember – if we have no steward, we have no meet! If you would like to know what stewarding entails, please talk to any member of the Committee and we can talk it through – and don’t panic, there is always someone on site to help out!