Workshop Leaders & Folk Artists working in Education

Banshee & Banshee4Schools

We are a three piece acoustic roots band who live in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire and have been together for five years. Banshee have a comprehensive music for schools programme. Banshee4schools website

- 01594 825682 - website - media


Johnny Coppin

Songwriting workshops

-  01453 885088 - Email

Tony Gibbons.

Over 30 years playing and performing experience. Tuition on melodeon or piano accordion offered. Beginners to experienced, most dance traditions and song accompaniment. For further info/ contact:

- 01242 232126 - Email

Christopher Hall.

Guitar & Mandolin

-  01285 831460 - Email

Mark Harmer

Workshops for organisational groups of 8-120 people undergoing change. Using collaborative music, we involve your people in surfacing, exploring and influencing positive change. Clients include many international public- private- and not-for-profit businesses.

-  01242 253961 - Email

Web site

Bill Long

Singer and Voice Workshop Leader

-  01594 832969 - Email

Norma Mills.

Musician and Singer specialising in schools workshops.

- 01453 885543

Tim Oates

Storytelling workshops and storycrafting demonstrations.

- 01594 861207

Lionel Parkhouse
Tuition in Country Dancing, Maypole Dancing, English Sword Dancing, Morris Dancing also information about Schools' Country Dancing and Country Dance Festivals.

                                         - 01452 522896 Email

Alison Rowley

Experienced young workshop leader for schools, communities and festivals, including several Youth Music projects. Folk band, maypole dance, folk singing, music theory, calling for ceilidhs....

-  0791 814 5111 - Email

Web site

Steve Rowley

School workshops in folklore, traditional dance (inc Morris and Sword), music, mummers, local history, visual arts, Hobby Horses.

- 01453 763181 - Website

Aidan Sheehan BA (Hons), PGCE CERT ED (PCET) Yr 1, Musicians Union (music tuition)

Diatonic harmonicas, percussion, pennywhistles, singing and dancing

User-friendly one-to-ones, group sessions, special education group workshops, special theme days, festivals and corporate training

(01633) 872054 (07812) 143226 Email

Paul Weir

Dance workshops for children.

- 01242 232264


Paul Harper - Irish Set Dance

1st Sun. All Day Dinder Village Hall

- 01458 210051

Nicki Cawthorne - Hot Springs - French/Breton Dance

Please contact Nicki for further information

- 01225 332025

John Thorn- Musical Folk (Instrumental Music)

Music for Dancing

Matson Baptist Church Hall, Gloucester Saturday afternoons 2.30 - 4.30 (usually one per month)

- 01452 616326

Barbara Sanigar -

Please contact Barbara  for further information

- 01452 830248 - Email


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