1. Acoustic Astronauts. The Hope Weekend Winter Folk Festival.
Feb24th - 26th. SURREY
2. SCANDAL NIGHTS at TOM THUMB THEARE. KENT.
3. Horsmonden Trad music classes 11th January. KENT
From: "SUTTON ACOUSTIC" <sutton-acoustic_at_blueyonder_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 4 January 2012 22:00:59 GMT
To: "SUTTON ACOUSTIC" <sutton-acoustic_at_blueyonder_dot_co_dot_uk>,
Subject: Re: Hope Fest - Update to restrict numbers
Weekend Winter Folk
FEBRUARY 24th, 25th, 26th 2012
The Hope pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2PR.
nearest Station Carshalton (200 yards).
16 real ales
Concert: 7pm to 10pm, Session in Bar: 10pm to 12 midnight
Saturday - Concert: Midday
to 9pm, Session in Bar: 9pm to 12 midnight
Sunday - Concert
Midday to 3pm, Session in Bar3pm to 9pm.
To restrict numbers, tickets are £6 per day, £5 of which can be refunded for
drinks at the bar.
with the Acoustic Astronauts, Stinkin' Stilton, The Dirt Urchins, The Mixed
Porter Sessions, Dirty Spoons, Lamouche, Reeling on the Ceiling, Jigging in
the Rigging, Christian Spruce, The Phoenix Jug Band, Kirsten Hamilton,
Hungrygrass (TBC), Tom Langham, Rumbledrumskin, Matt the fire breather,
Whisky Before Breakfast, Chloe Ray, John Bowe, Jamie Forsythe
.........plus many more.
Comperes: John T, Fleagle, Roger and Ashok.
See www.hopemusicfest.co.uk from
7th Jan, for running order.
Call The Hope for tickets 020 8240 1255
Call 07545326534 for any other folk musicians interested in playing.
Thumb Theatre" <info_at_tomthumbtheatre_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 9 January 2012 13:38:17 GMT
Subject: SCANDAL NIGHTS at TOM THUMB
Friday 13th January. 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm):
Scandal Nights (£6/5)
The Tom Thumb Theatre is delighted to welcome back the wonderful
Scandalmongers, for another night of incredible storytelling, performance and
live music. This month Rachel Rose Reid returns to Scandalnights with a
spread of tales and story ballads to tickle the imagination and soothe the
soul. She is joined by the fantastic Frankie Jordan and the magnificent Tom
"Raised with one foot in the folk circuit and the other in the urban
sprawl, RRR crosses between the spoken word and storytelling scenes in London
and across the UK, with immense skill and breathless conviction" (The
For more information:
call 01843 221 791
The Tom Thumb Theatre, Eastern Esplanade, Kent, Cliftonville, CT9 2LB.
From: gavin atkin
Date: 4 January 2012 23:31:12 GMT
Subject: Horsmonden Trad music classes 11th January
The next Gun & Spitroast
traditional music class is on Wednesday the
11th January. The tunes - The New Rigged Ship and Marthy (by special request)
- are on the website now.
We'll likely play a
couple of tunes from earlier classes to warm up, but the real work of the
evening will be to concentrate on the new tunes, which we'll play steadily
and slowly, only moving on to the next one when it seems right to do so.
We'll also spend some time thinking about how we can tackle the tunes and
make them lively, danceable and interesting.
Towards the end of the evening, we may retire to the bar for some rather more
We meet at the Gun & Spitroast pub at Horsmonden at 8pm on the second and
fourth Wednesdays of the month. The classes are free and all are welcome.
Download pdfs, abcs and access YouTubes of the tunes we're working with at: