Weaver Valley Accordion Band

Musical Director: Ken Farran

The National Accordion Organisation of the United Kingdom

Founded in 1935, the National Accordion Organisation of the United Kingdom (NAO) promotes the accordion both in the UK and Internationally. The NAO is a founder member of the Confederation Internationale des Accordeonistes and the European Accordion Forum. The Local Area Festival season commences in September culminating with the NAO UK Championships the following spring.

NAO Secretariat: Wendy Farran

Mobile: 07980 402122

Email: [email protected]


NAO UK Championships 2016

To be held at

The Adelphi Hotel Liverpool

Friday 22nd - Sunday 25th Apri

Area Festivals






Bob Downer

17th October 2015

01202 885 192

North Central

Harry Hinchcliffe

28th November 2015

01535 635 074


Stella Hughes

7th February 2016

01279 730 757

West Scotland

Brian Laurie

22nd February 2016

0141 887 9827

North West

Marika Pronyszyn

28th February 2016

0161 881 6763

Northern Ireland

Clyde Johnston

20th February 2016

028 2827 2258

East Anglia

Elaine Beecham

28th February 2016

01206 866 615