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The Mandolin Self Help Group is a small independent group who meet once a month to play Traditional Folk Music (Scottish, Irish, English, European, World and American) on Mandolins, Mandocello, Mandola, or any other traditional instrument.  Anyone is welcome to attend and take part.  Held at Westbourne Rehearsals in West London, near Royal Oak Tube on the Hammersmith and City Line.

Next Date:

Sunday 13th November 2016


10.00am - 2.00pm


Westbourne Rehearsal Studios, The Rear Basement, 92-98 Bourne Terrace, Little Venice, London W2 5TH.


The tunes for November 13th will be from the following:- 

Kemps Jig

Captain O'Kane
Planxty Irwin

Beauty In Tears
Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine
Atholl Highlanders
Barney Brallaghan
Hobart's Transformation
Jerry Beaver's Hat
Out On The Ocean
Sandy River Belle
Sheffield Hornpipe
St Anne's Reel (amended version)

See below for an ABC file of the tunes we play:- 

 (Updated 18/07/2015)

Some of the versions are slightly different to the one’s we do but are essentially the same.   

To play ABC you need to download ABC software.   ABCexplorer

or ABCNavigator are highly recommended.  This is freeware and there is no cost involved and you can also copy and paste tunes in from or JC’s Tunefinder…….amongst others…….

There is an ABC Tutorial here:-

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