From: Doug Hudson [doug_dot_hudson_at_virgin_dot_net]
Sent: 01 May 2008 09:38
Subject: Re: SEFAN 2008-04-14_01 ANNOUNCE Rocester Sweeps Festival. Concerts.
Hi Beau
Here's a breakdown:
The weekend approaches and the weather looks set to be fine!
Tickets are still available for the main Castle Marquee Concerts with Denny Laine plus Ruby on Friday 2nd May - 7.30pm; Battlefield Band plus The Dealers on Saturday 3rd May - 7.30pm; Show of Hands plus Wheeler Street on Sunday 4th May - 7.30pm;. All tickets are 16.50 from the box office in the Visitor Information Centre, 95 High Street, Rochester 01634-843666.
The ceilidhs are on Saturday and Sunday in the Corn Exchange with the Climax Ceilidh Band and the Burseldon Village Band respectively, 6, 10pm - 1am;
Don't forget the Retro Folk Concert at the Gordon Hotel with Vulcan's Hammer, Fairisle and Hot Potato with Martin Harris compereing - Sunday 4th May - 5-7pm; the live version of 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo' at 12.30-1.30pm in the Concert Marquee (free) followed by Truckstop Honeymoon and the Groanbox Boys (2.30-4.30pm - free) and of course, The Folk Factor (3-5pm Saturday, Visitor Information Centre - full programme but open to audience)
Full programme online at
----- Original Message -----
From: Dr. Beau Webber
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 8:35 AM
Subject: RE: SEFAN 2008-04-14_01 ANNOUNCE Rocester Sweeps Festival. Concerts.

Hi Doug,
Do you have a Sweeps update available, with the times of the events ?
Are BattleField in the evening (8ish ?)

From: SEFAN [mailto:admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 14 April 2008 13:46
Subject: SEFAN 2008-04-14_01 ANNOUNCE Rocester Sweeps Festival. Concerts.

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From: "Doug Hudson" <doug_dot_hudson_at_virgin_dot_net>
Date: 14 April 2008 10:40:16 BDT
Cc: "harding, sue" <sue_dot_harding_at_medway_dot_gov_dot_uk>, "coffin, fay" <fay_dot_coffin_at_medway_dot_gov_dot_uk>
Subject: Denny Laine

ROCHESTER SWEEPS FESTIVAL has some great concerts lined up in their concert marquee in Rochester Castle Gardens:
Friday 2nd May: DENNY LAINE - the former Wings and Moody Blues singer lives in San Francisco but is coming to England to play a short tour.
The man who co wrote Mull of Kintyre and sang 'Go Now' appears on stage in an intimate acoustic setting with two other musicians in 'An Evening with Denny Laine'.
Saturday 3rd May: THE BATTLEFIELD BAND - Scotland's iconic music machine trundles on and on and makes a rare appearance in the south. Support from The Dealers.
Sunday 4th May: SHOW OF HANDS - tickets are selling fast for the most popular act on the English folk scene. Phil and Steve are joined by Miranda Sykes on double bass and vocals whilst local wizz kids Wheeler Street open the show.
Tickets for the concerts are just 16.50 and available from the Visitor Information Centre at 95 High Street, Rochester ME1 1 LX, telephone 01634-843666

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