Author Archives: Vicki

Week 40: Burg Fürsteneck

Hello!It feels like all the nyckelharpa workshops have been piled into a small period of time, so this week I am in Germany teaching at Burg Fürsteneck. This is going to give me a lot of videos to make over … Continue reading

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Week 39: Portugal!

Hola!This week was teaching in Portugal and it was a lot of fun! A real flying visit though as it was sandwiched in-between other events! Hopefully it will be the start of many visits! Because I’ve been on the road … Continue reading

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Week 38: Halsway Week

Hello!It’s been a busy week with Halsway, it was amazing! I’ve now got quite a few videos to film as back up, so watch out for those in the next few weeks. Today I have been recording for some secret … Continue reading

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Week 37: Halsway is close!

Hello!It’s the start of the week where loads of nyckelharpa players descend on Halsway Manor. Many people are already on their way! As the week goes on I’ll be more and more frantic, so this entry is being written early! … Continue reading

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Week 36: One week to Halsway

Hello!It’s just one week to go until Halsway and I’m getting excited! Watch out for some cool new tunes from Småland in the next few weeks! I’m also working on a new mic comparison microphone. It’s one for use in … Continue reading

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Week 35: Home!

Hello!Whitby was a lot of fun, a lot of walking too! We had a lovely little nyckelharpa gathering at the Whale Bones on the Thursday morning. So to the workshop, I taught all the tunes I had planned and now … Continue reading

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Week 34 – Whitby Folk Week

Hello!This week we’re at Whitby Folk Week. It’s been lovely to be out and about and back at Whitby having done the festival virtually for two years! I’m doing a workshop on Friday morning on Silverbasharpa tunes. So if you … Continue reading

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Week 33: Dragon Slayer Week!

Hello!Wow – what a scorcher! We’ll be happy when the weather breaks! We’ve been having fun at Warwick Castle playing for the Dragon Slayers. So what’s new? Dragonmössan – for nyckelharpa, from Halsway. Dragon doesn’t mean dragon, it means tarragon!Rocking … Continue reading

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Week 32: Filming and unboxing

Hello!This week I’ve been filming, it’s mostly been flute, fife and a little bit of fiddleharpa. I did another unboxing video, a £14.73 Yamaha fife from Amazon, check out the video to see if I liked it! It’s also a … Continue reading

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Week 31: At home!

Hello!We’re back from Valhalla safe and sound! It was an epic weekend with lots of driving and lots of Vikings and it was a lot of fun. I taught beginners workshops and had lots of willing Vikings to teach! There’s … Continue reading

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