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Auld Alliance Fiddle Camp

This section provides useful information about the camp. Feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions or need further clarification.

Coming to the camp

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Our camp is located in the municipality of Ploemeur, in the Morbihan region of Brittany. The nearest airports are:

Nantes:

  • 2 hours by train from Lorient / 2 hours by car from the camp.

  • Paris: 3 hours by train from Lorient / 5 hours by car from the camp.

Camp address: Résidence des Trois Hameaux - Route de Fort Bloqué - Lann Er Roch - 56270 Plœmeur

Free parking is available at the entrance of the camp.

A Facebook group has been created for participants to facilitate potential carpooling arrangements. The link to this group will be provided upon registration.

Opening hours

The camp will open its doors on Friday from 5 p.m., but the festivities will only begin from 7:30 p.m. Plan your arrival accordingly to allow time for settling in and getting acquainted. The doors will close at noon the following Monday.

Internal regulations

The camp is a place of learning and sharing between teachers and participants. In order to fully benefit from this experience, it is advised to limit outings outside the camp as much as possible. Visits from individuals not registered for the camp are not allowed in order to avoid disrupting the course of the stay.

The Auld Alliance Fiddlers Society will not be held responsible for any theft, damage to personal belongings of participants, or equipment provided by the organizer. Please ensure you have appropriate insurance coverage if necessary.

No musical instrument should be used without the prior consent of its owner.

Smoking or vaping is not permitted in the various rooms and accommodations of the complex. Animals are also prohibited.

Lodging

Each accommodation can accommodate from 2 to 6 people. All accommodations have independent sanitary facilities and a kitchenette. Bed sheets are provided by the organizer, while towels are not included and are your responsibility.

If you have preferences regarding roommates, please indicate them on the registration form.

Each accommodation must be returned clean and tidy; cleaning supplies are provided in each of them.

Meals

Meals will be served three times a day in the main hall.

  • Breakfast will be available from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.

  • Lunches and dinners will be provided by a local caterer. An alternative meal will be available for those who have indicated a specific dietary requirement in advance on the registration form.

Beverages

Alcoholic beverages are not provided. Everyone is free to bring their own drinks, to share or not. If you enjoy your aperitif, remember to bring it! To minimize waste, a cup will be provided upon your arrival for the duration of the camp.

Soft drinks will be available in the main hall throughout the day.

Classes / Activities

This weekend is an opportunity to enjoy a festive and memorable time around music. Classes will be conducted by our teachers on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to classes, we will have sessions, games, workshops... We won't say more ;)

If you have very little or no Scottish repertoire under your fingers, don't panic. During sessions, it will be entirely possible to also practice your Irish repertoire.

About the organization

The Auld Alliance Fiddlers Camp is offered by the Auld Alliance Fiddlers Society and is exclusively organized by volunteers who also participate in the camp. To facilitate the coordination of our teams and ensure a good experience for everyone, we invite you to consider the above recommendations. If you wish to contribute, please do not hesitate to approach the organizers.

Donations

If you wish to financially support the association, please click here below.

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