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Mike Preston

We are sad to announce the passing of Mike Preston, a co-founder of Sore Fingers Week. Mike passed away Saturday 10th August, peacefully in his sleep....

Posted on 25th Aug 2019


Mid-Summer update

As we write this, anyone could be fooled we were in the middle of November, gales, heavy rain…. But it’s still August and as the festival season takes a short break before the Didmarton kicks it all off again, time for an update!...

Posted on 15th Aug 2019


Student Concert CD 2019

The CD of the 2019 Sore Fingers student concert will be ready to post in a couple of weeks. Pre-order now to ensure we manufacture enough copies....

Posted on 27th Apr 2019


About time we did this?

Just realised that after twenty four years of doing this, we never sent out a list of things you ought to bring for classes:...

Posted on 4th Apr 2019


Thirty Five Days to Go!

Were you counting? Well if you were, it;s not long before we all meet at Kingham Hill School for another edition of the famous Sore Fingers Week....

Posted on 17th Mar 2019


Sore Fingers 2019 - Latest!

Happy New Year 2019!...

Posted on 5th Jan 2019


UKULELE at Sore Fingers 2019

Unfortunately, I have to report that the bookings have remained static and no new enquiries have been received to bring the minimum number of applicants up to the required level to make it viable....

Posted on 17th Dec 2018


The beginnings of Sore Fingers in pictures!

Take a look at the Feature Articles Page and have a look at how Sore Fingers Week used to look! For some, these pictures will bring back long lost memorie...

Posted on 4th Dec 2018


At Last, all tutor bios are up!

It's been a difficult year with one thing or another. Sore Fingers being very late in April has caused some scheduling issues for a lot of US tutors as we will be running into the Merlefest weekend 2019. It;s huge festival with many Bluegrass and Old Pros wishing to be there even if not on the bill!...

Posted on 1st Dec 2018


S.F. 2019 Ukulele News

As stated a few days ago, we still don’t have enough committed bookings to confirm a Uke Class for next Easter. However, our good friend Phil Doleman and UKE MAGAZINE have been doing a lot of plugging to help get students. We are extending the deadline to 15th December, 2018 at which point we’ll make a final decision....

Posted on 30th Nov 2018


Sore Fingers 2019 - Tutor list (Provisional)

Hi all,...

Posted on 12th Nov 2018


News Archive

October Weekend Update 22/09/2018 - 22nd Sep 2018
Sore Fingers October Weekend 2018 - 11th Sep 2018
Some Tutor News! - 1st Jun 2018
Student Concert CD 2018 - 3rd May 2018
Sore Fingers Week 2018, vintage stuff! - 29th Apr 2018
S.F.Week Student Concert - 12th Mar 2018
A Sore Fingers Week European Announcement! - 9th Mar 2018
SORE FINGERS STOP PRESS! OLD TIME FIDDLE - 26th Feb 2018
A REMINDER! - 26th Jan 2018
Early 2018 News - 8th Jan 2018
SFSS News – 28/11/2017 - 28th Nov 2017
Latest Tutor News - 11th Oct 2017
Brush Up Your Banjo with Tony Furtado - 29th Aug 2017
Val Mindels' Singing Book - 24th May 2017
SFSS Forum News - 22nd May 2017
Oct 17 and Easter 18 Update - 2nd May 2017
yet another Oct and Easter update - 2nd May 2017
Communication Problems - 30th Apr 2017
Student Concert CD 2017 - 22nd Apr 2017
CALLING LAST ORDERS - 26th Mar 2017
News re WiFi at Kingham Hill School, for S.F.Week - 25th Feb 2017
Sore Fingers Week 2017 - Latest - 21st Jan 2017

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