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Traditional and contemporary stringed instruments

crafted in Northumberland


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In the hope that there will be a festival or two this year, Mark is busy in the workshop making some beautiful and interesting instruments. As soon as they're finished and available for sale, they'll be posted on the 'In stock' pages, and on our Facebook page and Instagram too.

Festivals and events

Due to the pandemic nothing is certain, but at present (end of April 2021) we are hoping to have a trade stall at —

Thurs 15th to Sun 18th July   Warwick Folk Festival (Castle Park, Warwick)

Sadly, the directors of Whitby Folk Week have made the very difficult but sensible decision to postpone the festival until 20th-26th August 2022. As last year, they will be hosting Whitby@Home, which you may like to support, and we'll be at the virtual Craft Fair. Hope to see you in person in Whitby next year.

We'll be updating this section as decisions are made, so please check in again soon.



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