• Since 1994 TASC has been organising Events & Workshops to encourage the use and enjoyment of Folk Music in Mid Wales and the Borders
    REGISTERED CHARITY 1042144 Swn-y-Coed, Llandinam. SY17 5DJ tel:01686 688102 . . . admin@tradartsupport.org.uk     VIEW SITE MAP

    Events & Workshops

    WE ARE OFFERING 10% DISCOUNT TO TASC MEMBERS ON EVERYTHING TO CELEBRATE OUR 25th YEAR. BUT TO AVOID COMPLICATED OPTIONS, WE WILL REFUND 10% ONCE YOU BOOK OR BUY. JUST E-MAIL US AND WE'LL ARRANGE A REFUND.



    Saturday 15th September 2018
    10.00 am to 5.00 pm Powys Dance Centre,
    Arlais Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5HE


    TUTORS: former Dartmoor Step Dance Champion Lisa Sture, Pam Knight and Louise Williams

    More details: Pam Knight 01597 811169
    No previous experience necessary
    Best to wear hard soled shoes for the dancing although if you have them you are welcome to bring tap shoes and clogs.

    Cold drinks, tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided but please bring your own lunch or there are places within easy walking distance to buy lunch out.


    TICKETS

    DARTMOOR STEPDANCING 10.30-12.00


    ADULT - £5 (£7 after September 1st)

    STUDENT - £2.50 (£3.50 after September 1st)


    LANCASHIRE CLOG DANCING 1.00-2.30 - £5 (£7 after September 1st)

    ADULT - £5 (£7 after September 1st)

    STUDENT - £2.50 (£3.50 after September 1st)


    APPALACHIAN STEPDANCING 3.00-4.30 - £5 (£7 after September 1st)

    ADULT - £5 (£7 after September 1st)

    STUDENT - £2.50 (£3.50 after September 1st)


    ALL THREE WORKSHOPS 10.30-4.30 - £12 (£18 after September 1st)

    ADULT - £12 (£18 after September 1st)

    STUDENT - £6.00 (£9.00 after September 1st)





    Thursday 20th September 2018 7.30 pm - £2 inc tea/coffee
    Girls Parlour, Llandinam Village Hall (upstairs)
    LLandinam

    TASC Trustees Pete, Claire & Philip perform songs and tunes for the LLANDINAM LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

    details



    Saturday 29th September 2018 2.00 pm to late
    Dance Centre, Arlais Road
    Llandrindod Wells LD1 5HE


    European Dance Workshops and Evening Bal with Kantref

    Tickets available from 1st September



    Saturday 13th October 2018 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm Activity Centre,
    Montgomery


    Melodeon Maintenance Workshop with Rees Wesson - learn how to keep your instrument in fine fettle. Advice on repairs, improvements, tools, tuning, etc.

    TICKETS

    Melodeon Maintenance 2.00-6.00 - £30 (£35 after October 1st)



    followed by an open session at the Dragon Hotel.






    Publications


    THE SEVERN SUITE



    ISBN 978-0-9556537-0-4
    Softcover

    BOOK & CD AVAILABLE
    A set of tunes and dances written by John Kirkpatrick and Karen Tweed for the village of Llandinam.

    The book includes full instructions for the dances, music notation for thirteen brand new tunes, sample arrangements for some of the tunes and an accompanying CD featuring John and Karen;s playing.

    Background on the village and the project itself is also included.

    more information

    UK Price
    £12.50 inc postage and packing






    While the items below are out of stock we do hold library copies, so contact us if you are interested and we may be able to generate a copy.


    BRANDYBALLS & STICKY BOTTOMS

    One Life A DVD featuring an interview with Miss Anita Taylor (1900-2004) who lived all her life in Newtown.

    She remembers the effects of the First World War on the town, her pre-war childhood, the social life and her family shop - selling sweets and tobacco between the wars - and much more.
    This was originally issued in 2000 on video.
    £7.00 inc p & p in UK
    No longer available

    BOOKS & CDs for LEARNERS

    Tunes People Play - CD and booklet with notation for tunes and notes on the background.
    The CD features live session recordings at three Mid Wales pubs plus slower versions of the tunes - ideal for beginners. Fifteen tunes - Irish, Scots, Italian, French, English and Welsh ;10.00 inc p & p in UK
    No longer available

    Harmony Workshop - CD to accompany Sue Harris workshops. Ten tunes with parts recorded separately and the full version. Ideal for practising parts. Best used in conjunction with Sue's workshop.
    £5 inc p & P in UK
    No longer available

    A Handful of Tunes - A CD of work in progress from Ceri Rhys Matthews of Fernhill (2003). This was part of a project to explore how repertoire is developed from tentative beginnings.
    £7.50 inc p & p. in UK
    No longer available

    Contact us on +44 (0)1686 688102 for more details