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Upcoming Folk Night
December 17

Traditional Music Session
hosted by
Gerry Strong
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Naomi and Tamsyn Russell, Tonya Kearley, photo by Rick West

step fiddlers Wassail 2011, photo by Rick West

Young Folk at the Hall 2015

Do you play a traditional musical instrument or sing folk songs???

We are getting set to produce the Young Folk at the Hall event again in 2015. This year, celebrating our 14th anniversary, the concert will be at the LSPU Hall, Victoria Street, St. John's, on Sunday, January 25th at 2 PM.

The Saturday afternoon workshops will be held on Saturday, January 17th and Saturday, January 24th from 2PM to 5PM. at Holy Cross Junior High, 161 Ricketts Rd, St John's, NL A1C 6G8.

Full details & application form here !

Recent Updates:

FAS Inclusion Crew Chief Wins
    Accessibility Award
 (added Dec 5)

Passing of Clara Belle Fennelly
(added Dec 2)

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
   Recognizes NLFAS with Community
   Accessibility Award    
(added Nov 19)

About Us
Updated Bylaws posted
(added Oct 23)

Folk Night
Listings to Dec 17 (added Nov 27)

14th Annual Young Folk at the Hall
    January 17+24 (workshops);
    January 25  (concert)
(added Dec 1)

9th Annual Wassail - December 21
(added Nov 11)

2014 NL Folk Festival
38th Annual NL Folk Festival

August 8, 9 and 10, 2014
festival website

Folk Night at the Ship Pub

9th Annual Holiday Wassail - December 21st


George St. United Church

The Annual Holiday Wassail at George Street United Church is scheduled for 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 21, 2014!

The show lineup includes Jenny Gear and Sandy Morris, Bob Macdonald with Bill Rose and Bud Gaulton, Emma Peckford, a Ukrainian-themed performance from the Cherwick family, fiddlers extraordinaire Maile Graham-Laidlaw and Tatsu Oki, and intermission music by Len Penton, the STEP Fiddlers, our resident mummers troupe, the Mummers and the Paupers, and a couple more surprises yet to come...

Tickets are going quickly... Tickets are $10 and available at the NLFAS office at Suite 206 223 Duckworth between 9:00 and 3:00 Monday to Friday. That is the second floor of the building between Moksha Yoga and the Club restaurant. Please feel free to call 576-8508 to ensure some one will be here when you arrive as we may step out and miss you if you just show up. We are processing ticket sales with cash only please!


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We have sponsorship opportunities for local businesses and individuals (hey, they come with tickets!) so feel free to send an email to or call the office @ 576-8508 to secure yourself an ad space, some show tickets and the warm fuzzy feeling that comes from supporting the cause!

Kids 12 years and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The doors open at 1:30 and the Wassail runs from 2 to 4:30 pm with a short intermission.


As you may be aware, this event regularly sells out so be sure to get your tickets early! Any updates will be posted on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.


The mandate of the Folk Arts Society is to "produce arts festivals for the purpose of education and advancing the public's understanding and appreciation of Newfoundland and Labrador folk arts and to educate artists through participation in such festivals and related workshops; and to educate the public in folk arts through performances in public places and seminars".