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A 'mad music' Guggen weekend in Schwäbisch Gmünd


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Our very own Frumptarn Guggenband is proud to be representing the UK in the 'Internationales Guggenmusiktreffen Festival' held every year in Barnsley's twin town of Schwäbisch Gmünd.

"Naturally the band are delighted to be invited to this very prestigious event" explains Frumptarn President Craig Wolstenholm, "The festival features twenty guggen bands from all over the world including Switzerland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, Germany and the UK and involves over 800 musicians."

The weekend event has become very popular, often now referred to by the locals as 'mad music' weekend attracts large audiences of around 10,000 people every year, all descending upon Schwäbisch Gmünd creating a unique and very vibrant and lively atmosphere!

The band travel next week so we wish them a great 'mad' time in Schwäbisch Gmünd.

You can follow the band at the festival through updates and photos on their Facebook page  

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