This year we will be hosting a range of interesting and diverse workshops throughout the day so please come along and join in, all levels welcome!

Please note we expect to be running flute, guitar, fiddle and other workshops as well as those listed, more details to come

Jo May – Spoons Workshop

We are pleased that outstanding percussionist Jo May will be returning to the London Folk Festival for the sixth time to host one of her popular and in demand Spoons workshops, please arrive promptly to join in.

Jo has a particular passion for spoon playing and is keen to pass it on to others!

Jo provides an assortment of metal, wooden, plastic and joined-up spoons (for younger participants) and she teaches a variety of techniques and rhythms, often incorporating songs and body percussion too.

We are planning a full schedule of workshops – watch this space for more details.


Allison Sleator –  Singing Workshop

Singing Workshop

We will learn:
• Vocal technique exercises that will help you sing to your full potential and capacity
• Warm-up vocal exercises
• Folk songs
• Vocal range, dynamics, pitch and timbre
• About putting harmonies into songs and ways of varying the experience and presentation of songs