Back in the mists of time...

September 3, 2011


It all started with Manor Farm Music Festival, a one-off charity fund-raiser in 2011. That went very well, but we had no plans to repeat it - not least because it was jolly hard work!


Afterwards, whilst frantically fending off requests from people asking when the next one was going to be, somehow we got hijacked by a combination of musicians who loved the place and an events organiser who suggested the concept of "Parlour Concerts" (to which our initial response was "uh?").


And a bit like Topsy, it grew and grew... first came Fiddle Festival of Britain, then Parlour Concerts, then a myriad of other musical frivolities: DIY music festivals...and workshops... and chamber music... and come & sing... and band rehearsals and recording... and recorders... and camping...

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