Concertina group based in Maidstone, Kent, UK
Due to the current restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 virus, until further notice all Kettle Bridge Concertinas practice sessions and performances have been cancelled.
However, thanks to the wonder of Zoom, we are managing to keep in touch with each other.
One of our Zoom get-togethers
We have two regular sessions —
Dave Elliott is an associate member of Kettle Bridge Concertinas and a thoroughly useful chap to know. He is an experienced repairer and restorer of traditionally constructed concertinas of all types — large bass through to piccolo — as well as miniature instruments, and all fingering systems.
He is very happy to provide individual advice, event clinics, or group workshops and is the author of 'The Concertina Maintenance Manual'.
For more information, visit his website at http://concertina-repair.org.uk/.
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We always welcome people getting in touch with us, whether to find out more about us, learning the concertina or pretty much anything!
WARNING — All events are subject to postponement or cancellation due to COVID‑19 restrictions.
Fri 16th to Sun 18th July 2021
J25 Concertina Band are holding their annual workshop at Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, near Crowcombe, Somerset, TA4 4BD. It is aimed at advanced and fluent players who enjoy band playing. This year's guest conductor is Stuart Bower.
Please note that the new J25 website is currently under construction. In the meantime, please visit their Facebook page for the latest news.
Fri 1st to Sun 3rd October 2021
WCCP Autumn Workshop
A date for your diary. More details will be available nearer the time.
Sun 12th June 2022
The SqueezEast Concertina Band Day has been provisionally booked for 12th June in the magnificent ballroom at Stamford Arts Centre, Lincolnshire. Visit their website for all the latest information.