London Fiddle Convention 2019


This is the most important date in every London fiddler's calendar; a chance to meet friends, learn new tunes, see some amazing playing, buy some fiddle stuff. People come from all over the South East to be there- you'll rarely meet so many fiddlers in one place!

As usual there will be a series of afternoon workshops, a fiddle contest, session in the bar, and an evening concert featuring a wide range of performers.

And YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A FIDDLE PLAYER! The concert is open to everyone and you're guaranteed a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, and a great set of performances.

Guests this year include

  • Germa Adan (Haiti)
  • Emily Askew (English)
  • Emily Smith (American Old time)
  • Fraser Parry (Folk cello, Balkan)
  • Gundula Gruen (Eastern European)
  • Pete Cooper (English/Old time)
  • Chris Haigh (bluegrass)


Workshops 12.45-1.45, 2.00pm – 3.00pm and 4.30pm -- 5.30pm

Tutors’ Concert 3.15pm – 4.15pm. Open to all Workshop participants.

The fiddle contest at 6:00pm. In two categories - Up to 18 and over 18. Open to all comers.

The evening concert begins at 7.30pm


Tickets for the first time are sold in advance from, or at the door on the day.

Concert £17 / £14 Concessions
Single Workshop £12/ £9 concessions
Two Workshops £21/ £16 conc.; Three workshops £28/£22

Children's Workshop £5; adult free with paying child

Contest Free

Day Pass (all events) £33 / £28 Concessions

Children 12 and under free with a paying adult
Doors open at noon.

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