Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival 10th, 11th and 17th and 18th June 2017. Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival always includes an Accordion and Concertina Section as does Maidstone Music festival which, many accordionists like to participate in. It is wonderful that these festivals which are outside of the accordion scene in the UK want to continue having an accordion section. http://www.sevenoaksthreeartsfestival.co.uk
Strada Vecchia – Classic Road Trip – UK to Bardi, Italy 20th-23rd July 2017 -A nostalgic holiday for classic vehicle lovers or classic route lovers. Fun for all the family across the continent. Fun challenges to complete en route culminating in a classic car display in Bardi’s main Piazza, classic car cavalcade, gala night with presentation of trophies and a 2-night stay in Bardi. www.stradavecchia.com
Friedrich Lips- Lecture and Masterclass- Royal Academy of Music – 23rd & 24th February 2017 and Accordion Dept. Concert featuring Russian Bayan Music. The event, held over two days includes a Lecture on Russain Bayan Music given by Prof. Lips as well as an accordion department masterclass and concert. No tickets are required and the event is completely free.