Musical Year Calendar – Music for all seasons

There are many events throughout the year where Mike can provide music.

This section is work in progress- information for each month will be added soon.

Event
Date
Musical Options & Celebrations
Links
Plough MondayJANUARY
Wassailing
until 12th night
Plough Monday
Epiphany Monday 10th in 2022
Plough Plays, Feast & Songs related to ploughing
Burns Night
25th
Scottish Ceilidhs
Valentines DayFEBRUARY
Valentine’s Day
14th
Romantic Music
Pancake day - with the chefsMARCH
Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday)
1st in 2022
St David’s Day
1st
Welsh Music and Songs
Red Nose Day
18th in 2022
Mothering Sunday
27th in 2022
St Patrick’s Day
17th
Irish Music and Song
APRIL
All Fools Day
1st
No Fake Gigs Please!
Easter
15th – 18th in 2022
Pace Egging Song, Easter Carols
St George’s Day
23rd
English Music and Song
Shakespeare’s Birthday
23rd
Tudor Dance and Song
Morris DancesMAY
May Day
1st
Morris Dance and Maypoles
May Day Bank Holiday
2nd in 2022
Morris Dance and Maypoles
Oak Apple Day
29th
Regency dancesJUNE
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday
2nd – 5th in 2022
Battle of Waterloo
18th
Regency Garden Parties and Dancing
Father’s Day
19th in 2022
Midsummer Day
21st
Summertime Music & Parties
Wild WestJULY
American Independence
4th
Wild West themes
Bastille Day
14th
French Music & Song
AUGUST
Lammas Day
1st
Celebrating the beginning of the harvest
Bank Holiday
29th in 2022
SEPTEMBER
Harvest Festival
Barn Dances
International Literacy Day
8th in 2022
Apple DayOCTOBER
Oktoberfest
Bier Keller with German Songs
Apple Day
21st 2022
Trafalgar Day
21st
Songs of the Sea
Halloween
31st
Spooky Songs
Tunes: With ‘er ‘ead
Remembrance DayNOVEMBER
Bonfire Night
5th
Remembrance Day
11th (nearest Sunday) 13th in 2022
St Andrew’s Day
30th
Scottish Music, Songs and Ceilidhs
ChristmasDECEMBER
St Nicholas
6th
St Lucia
12th
Scandinavian Music
Boxing day
26th
Mumming
New Year’s Eve (Hogmany)
31st
Ceilidhs