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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 10th February 2018


10.00am - 2.00pm


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


The tunes for February 10th will be from the following:-  (Subject to change)


The Locomotive
The Strand
The Cliff
The Boys Of Bluehill
Harvest Home

Carolan's Receipt For Drinking (second part tabbed and will be distributed)........

Reel Eugene
Reel des Onions
Pays du Haut
Reel des Accordeonistes

Kemps Jig

Beauty In Tears
Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine
Barney Brallaghan

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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