Date: 12 January 2008 13:34:39 GMT
JAN 12 PARK BENCH SOCIAL CLUB (£5)http://www.myspace.com/theparkbenchsocialclubThree young musicians from the Newcastle degree course who mix musical genres with abandon, huge energy, good humour & incredible virtuosity: Ross Couper (a Young Shetland Traditional Fiddler of the Year) Aidan Curran (from Canada , guitar, mandolin, vocals) Will Lang (bodhran, an All-Britain champion & All- Ireland finalist).
JAN 19 SUSSEX All-day SINGAROUNDSaturday 19th. January11.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m.The Royal Oak , High Street, Barcombe (near Lewes)East Sussex BN8 5BAFree admission – pub food on sale all day.There will be an hour of informal tunes while people arrive. Then the singing starts, finishing with a good hour of glorious choruses. Ballads & the occasional instrumental party piece will be very welcome too.
JAN 20 ENGLISH TUNES SESSIONSunday 20th. January noon - 3.00 p.m.The Lewes Arms, Mount Place , Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YHFree admission – pub food on sale.
JAN 26 PETER CARTLIDGE (£4)
FEB 2 TOM & BARBARA BROWN (www.umbermusic.co.uk/default.htm) (£5)Deeply rooted in Cornwall and Wiltshire, Tom & Barbara sing with wonderful warmth in harmony, unaccompanied & with concertina, melodeon & guitar.FEB 9 ZOOX (www.zoox.co.uk/) (£5)Linda Game’s dazzling fiddle, Jo May’s intelligent percussion & Becky Menday’s bassoon, whistles & saxophone infuse energy & invention into new melodies, traditional tunes & songs.FEB 16 MERIDIAN (www.walshaw.plus.com/meridian/about.htm) (£5)Richard Jones (accordion) Chris Walshaw (bagpipes, whistles, flutes) & the beautiful singing & fiddle playing of Anna Tabbush combine to make an evening of fine songs & lively dance music.FEB 23 DON & DIANE MORGAN (£4)Traditional & new songs, including some of their own, solo & in rich vocal harmony. A few readings & a dash of humour make a warm & stimulating evening.MAR 1 BOB & GILL BERRY (www.wiltshirefolkarts.org.uk/bobandgill/aboutus.htm) (£5)Traditional & contemporary songs in close harmony & also with concertina & guitar accompaniment from the organisers of the Chippenham Folk Festival, Wiltshire Folk Arts & the Devizes Folk Club.MAR 8 CAPELLA plus MIKE NICHOLSON (£5)at THE ROYAL OAK, STATION STREET, LEWES BN7 2DATony & Lesley’s distinctive vocal harmonies blend with Mike Nicholson’s 99% cocoa solids voice to produce a glorious sound. They haven't decided what to call themselves yet.MAR 15 Lewes Arms Workshop No 91ALISTAIR ANDERSONNORTHUMBRIAN MUSIC FOR ANY INSTRUMENTONLY FIVE PLACES LEFTBooking forms available from the club & the website10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £30Alistair Anderson plays English concertina & Northumbrian smallpipes. He has played with The High Level Ranters, Will Atkinson, Richard Thompson, Kate Bush & the Lindsay String Quartet; he is a respected composer, tutor & academic, founding both Folkworks & the University of Newcastle’s traditional music degree course.IN THE EVENING ALISTAIR ANDERSON PERFORMS AT THE LEWES ARMS(£6, advance tickets available from the club & the website)MAR 22 SONGS FOR SPRING (£3)This is Easter Saturday, so we’ll serve traditional Easter biscuits. Bring songs & tunes on the general subject of spring.MAR 29 ADAM & DIRK CAMPBELL (www.dirkcampbell.co.uk/home.html ) (£4)Young Adam & his father play keyboard, guitar, & a huge variety of wind instruments & bagpipes from round the world.
Floor singers and musicians are very welcome.Telephone (01273) 476757 for details. E-mail: valmaigoodyear_at_aol_dot_com.Website: http://members.aol.com/lewesarmsfolkResidents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl, Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins,Diane & Steve Nevill, George Oakley, Robert O’Mahony and Derek Seed.Valmai Goodyear
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL
Lewes Arms Folk Club, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH
Residents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl, Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins, Steve & Diane Nevill, George Oakley, Robert O'Mahony, Derek Seed
ALL-DAY SUSSEX SINGAROUND, ROYAL OAK, BARCOMBE, EAST SUSSEX BN8 5BA
SATURDAY 19th. January 11.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m.
LEWES ARMS FOLK CLUB WORKSHOPS 2008
The workshops last a full Saturday and the tutor performs at the club in the evening.
Booking forms can be printed from the website about four months before the event.
15th March Alistair Anderson Northumbrian music (any instrument) NOW BOOKING
19th April Martin Carthy Guitar & song (12 places only)
7th June Cloudstreet Vocal harmony
5th. July Will Duke Scan Tester's tunes
19th July Mick West Scottish song
19th July Frank McLaughlin Scottish music for guitar
6th. Sept Marian Button Ballad forum
20th Sept Mary Humphreys & Anahata Fenland tunes (any instrument)
18th Oct John Kirkpatrick Modes (any instrument)
25th Oct Coope Boyes & Simpson Vocal harmony
25th Oct Georgina Boyes Seminar: Wassails, Carols & Winter Customs (pm)
22nd Nov Roy Clinging & Neil Brookes Cheshire tunes (any instrument)
6th Dec Paul Hutchinson Accordion
6th Dec Paul Sartin Fiddle
Belshazzar's Feast (evening)
SPARE PARTS CONCERTINA BAND
Bryan Creer, Suzanne Higgins, Valmai Goodyear