Daily Archives: November 11, 2009

Links

In this part of the site we have links to the sites of members of the ICA. Some of the sites have a lot of information about concertinas and the people who play them, as you would expect. Others have nothing at all about concertinas, but are interesting anyway (concertina players are, by and large, an interesting bunch).

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Pay by bank

Renewing your membership or becoming a new member:

If you don’t wish to use Paypal, you can also pay by bank and send us an e-mail with your data. Follow these two steps:

1 Pay the membership fee by bank

Ordinary (Single Person) Membership
UK resident : £20.00
Europe : £23.00
Other Overseas (including US) : £26.00
Family / Club & Corporate Membership
UK resident : £30
Europe : £34.50
Other Overseas (including US) : £39
Junior Membership
UK resident : £4.50
Europe : £6.00
Other Overseas (including US) : £6.00

Transfer this fee to:
Account holder – International Concertina Association
Bank – Barclays Bank, Saffron Walden Business Centre, Market Place, Saffron Walden, Essex
CB10 1HR
Sort code 20-74-05
Account number – 10514489
IBAN GB13 BARC 2074 0510 5144 89
SWIFTBIC BARCGB22

Most banks allow selecting the pound as currency when doing an international payment.

2 Send your data by e-mail

Next, send an e-mail with:

your name and post address
your phone number (and/or mobile)
what type of concertina you play

to: membership@concertina.org.

As soon as your membership has been processed by us, you will also receive a welcome e-mail by our Membership secretary.

In case you do not receive an e-mail from the International Concertina Association within 10 days following your payment, please contact membership@concertina.org and we will sort this out.

Kilve Annual Concertina Weekend

The Kilve Annual Concertina Weekend is hosted by the West Country Concertina Players (www.wccp.co.uk) at Kilve Court, a former large country house now used by the Local Authority for residential courses.

The weekend normally comprises an exciting combination of workshops, sessions, a concert, a ceildh and lots more (details on the web site).

This weekend is primarily intended for post beginners, intermediate and advanced players. A weekend specifically for beginners is normally held in October (2007: 19-21 October).

Contact: Mal Derricott, 49 Medbourne Close, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7JA, UK  johnmal@derricott.fslife.co.uk (01 258 450927)

See Kilve 2005 pictures on David Nind’s web site (www.lomil.co.uk/)

Events

The information is that sent by the organisers. We HOPE that no errors have crept in, but PLEASE check on events BEFORE you travel.
If you have any corrections or information to add to these pages, please send it to us, anytime, using the address events@concertina.org


Announcements


Scandinavian Squeeze-In*

SSI invite you to join them for this year’s Virtual on-line SCANDINAVIAN SQUEEZE-IN
21-23 May 2021

* Note: This URL is not secure. ICA takes no responsibility for any consequences of you visiting it.


Please send in your event information to events@concertina.org

Useful info

For full information on any aspect of the concertina, the following web sites should be your first stops:

www.concertina.com The Concertina Library: Digital Reference Collection for Concertinas: Documents for the study of English, Anglo, and Duet concertinas, including history, instruction books, sheet music, patents, technical papers, rare periodicals, and new research articles. A comprehensive free guide by fourteen leading concertina scholars, mostly ICA members. Developed by Robert Gaskins from his Maccann Duet web site.
www.concertina.net This is probably the most popular and comprehensive concertina site on the Net, including an online Discussion Forum. Built and maintained by Paul Schwartz.
www.concertina.info The home of the Concertina FAQ, maintained by ICA committee member Chris Timson – the second most popular concertina site on the Net! See below for direct links to the FAQ sections.