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Phone:   07586 083 669  

Email: yardarmfolkorchestra@outlook.com

OUR NEW DVD (2016) MAY BE VIEWED BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK HERE

We'd like to play at your event; give us a call and book in early!
The Yardarm Folk Orchestra is a community-oriented organisation in south Essex, UK,  playing British and international folk music  throughout the region, often at community, charity or other fundraising events. We've played at the Leigh Folk Festival and the Tenterden Folk Festival in Kent as well as at other high profile events in Sussex, Essex, Kent and London including spots at the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend and the London Palladium.


We hire premises at Benfleet Methodist Church, 67 High Road Benfleet, Essex SS7 5LH as a base and we practise there on Monday evenings.  Please see the 'About Us' and other pages on the menu at the left for more information about these activities. 

NEW MEMBERS

New members are always welcome to join us and you are invited to contact us first with any questions.  Most instruments are suitable and although there are no auditions or minimum qualifications it is desirable, even if you haven't played for some time, that you can get a tune out of your instrument!

 









NEXT MAJOR PUBLIC PERFORMANCE

We shall be making our annual trip to Tenterden Folk Festival again on Sunday 8th October. Once more we will be performing as The United Folk Orchestra as we combine with members of the Sussex Folk Orchestra at St Mildred's Church, right in the centre of this lovey old town (see the pictures). We'll be doing the day trip by coach from Southend and a limited number of seats are available for supporters at £17 a head. The concert is at 3.00pm and admission is only £3. See our contact details to book or make enquiries.


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