An evening with the concertina – Saturday May 5th 2018

presented by The International Concertina Association (I.C.A.)

in association with The West Country Concertina Players (W.C.C.P.)

featuring John Dipper – virtuoso on concertina and fiddle

plus… “The Offcuts” – part of the well-known j25 band

Joining the dots” – Classic concertina arrangements of the 19th and 20th centuries

and varied performances by members of the I.C.A.

A warm and whimsical celebration of Britain’s unique musical instrument!

at Ruishton Village Hall, Cheats Road, Ruishton, near Taunton TA3 5JD

7.30 p.m. on Saturday May 5th 2018

Tickets: £8 per person, £5 for members of ICA and WCCP, concessions (60+) and children

Reserve in advance by email to and/or pay on the door

No bar – if you want a drink please bring it with you.

Message from W.C.C.P. – Invitation to play day on Sunday May 6th

ICA member visitors will be offered a 1/2 price play-day fee on Sunday (£2.50 instead of £5.00)

TIMETABLE :- (All times approximate)

Doors open at 10.45
11am – Playing for singing (led by Mike Selley & Kate Stokes)
12noon – Party pieces & Practice groups (Theme “May” – be as creative as you wish!)
1pm – Lunch & social time.
2pm “Purple Folders” (led by Claire Wren)
3pm Tune Session (Hosted by Tony Ferrero, led by club members).
4pm Showcase

If this is your first Ruishton ask for Tony on arrival.
There will be beginners tutors as usual.

Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch as there are no shops open in the village on Sundays.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are available for a donation.
Fee for the day = £5 (£2.50 for ICA visitors)

We look forward to seeing you,
“The Ruishton Team”

Kate (01458 834940 or 07733 275020)
Tony (01395 265391 or 07938 560947)
Beryl (01803 521259)