FiddleFest 2018

FiddleFest 2018 Registration Forms will be available at our Jams and online. FiddleFest 2018 Registration.
We are thrilled to announce that our Seventh Annual FiddleFest is just around the corner. The Victoria Fiddle Society FiddleFest is anything but a one trick pony. This popular annual event offers an eclectic menu of fiddle-oriented activities for all ages during the month of February in Victoria. The event features a fiddle-driven barn dance that will be free to the public and lead by the one and only Trish Horrocks along with all-day fiddle, voice, guitar, step dance, ensemble and an all day drop-in art workshop. The Saturday is then capped off with a concert featuring our instructors and an art exhibit from the day long art workshop.

Never played fiddle before but would love to try? Long & McQuade has kindly provided fiddles which will be available to borrow for anyone who would like to sign-up and attend a free first time, never played before workshop lead by the Victoria Fiddle Society President, Nellie Quinn


Kevin Burke – Fiddle
Trish Horrocks – Fiddle and Ensemble
Adam Dobres – Guitar
Ivonne Hernandez – Step Dance and Fiddle
Elspeth McLean – Art
Dougal McLean – Fiddle and Ensemble
Nellie Quinn – Fiddle
Oliver Swain – Voice and Ensemble


This year FiddleFest is being hosted by Artemis Place Secondary with all workshops being offered to the Artemis youth, their children and the instructors free of charge. The Victoria Fiddle Society hopes that this will provide an opportunity for the Artemis youth to participate in music, dance and art classes that they may not otherwise have the chance to experience. All proceeds from the FiddleFest will go toward supporting music and music education in the Greater Victoria area.

For more information please email:

FiddleFest 2018 Registration
Artemis Place Secondary3020 Richmond Road
Knox Presbyterian Church2964 Richmond Road

First Church of Christ, Scientist
1205 Pandora Avenue
VFS Member/Advance $25; Door $30
Tickets available at: Long & McQuade, Ivy’s Bookshop, VFS Friday, February 2nd monthly fiddle jam.

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