Below you will find a few selected links to find your way around the Bluegrass scene and links that have a particular relevance to Sore Fingers Summer Schools. These include references to organistions, companies or festivals that have provided sponsorship to enable us to bring young people to Sore Fingers.
Kingham Hill School
The beautiful school that is becoming known as "Hogwirtz".
A number of individuals and companies have provided Sore Fingers Summer School with financial assistance to help young people to attend Sore Fingers Week. Here are links to the organisations currently active.
Phil Davidson has been making instruments for twenty five years and prides himself in very high standards of workmanship whilst keeping the prices afordable. Phil will be displaying a selection of his instruments at Sore Fingers Week 2011! Phil has been a consistent sponsor to Sore Fingers and his most recent donation consisted of a mandolin from his current range of quality instruments which was awarded as second prize in the 2010 Didmarton Bluegrass Festival Raffle. All proceeds of the Didmarton Raffle go towards funding young people to attend Sore Fingers Week.
The society promoting the playing and enjoyment of the Autoharp in the UK.
D'Addario is a major manaufacturer and supplier of strings and accessories. Sore Fingers Summer Schools are proud of this association, the first with a major company with a worldwide reputation for quality.
European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA)
The EBMA work to promote Bluegrass music across Europe and have supported SFSS by assisting students from outside of the UK to attend the event.